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Sample Exams for Paper 1free23 April 2019

This page includes link pages to sample exam papers and mar schemes for the optional themes resourced for in this site. The sample papers are fully resourced to be used as end of unit tests or mock exams... more

Challenges and Opportunitiesfree25 July 2017

This is a link page to sub-pages that provided detailed lesson plans and learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive... more

Population and Economic Development Patternsfree25 July 2017

This is a link page to sub-pages that provided detailed lesson plans and learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive... more

Sample Paper 3 - HL Core30 April 2019

The following page has 2 model papers that can be used as mock exams or for assessment. They feature authentic exam material and detailed mark schemes for use in class as follow-up or in teaching students... more

Measuring Global Interactions and the Role of USA and Chinafree22 September 2018

This page provides resources for several lessons of teaching. It uses a variety of activities, including Google Streetview, a 9-card diamond ranking on influencing global factors and choropleth mapping... more

1. The Variety of Urban Environmentsfree12 May 2018

This page provides information on the syllabus for this section and links to lesson resources. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have... more

Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource Consumption25 July 2017

Syllabus2. Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource ConsumptionThe water–food–energy “nexus” and how its complex interactions affect:Synthesis, evaluation and skills opportunities more

The Causes of Climate Changefree25 July 2017

Syllabus1. Causes of Global Climate ChangeThe atmospheric system, including the natural greenhouse effect and energy balance (incoming shortwave radiation and outgoing longwave radiation) more

Responding to Climate Changefree16 August 2017

Syllabus3. Responding to Global Climate ChangeDisparities in exposure to climate change risk and vulnerability, including variations in people’s location, wealth, social differences (age, gender, education),... more

Tourism and Sport at the International Scalefree19 January 2019

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Human Development and Diversityfree20 November 2017

This page provides links to pages with lesson plans with learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and... more

The Water, Food Energy Nexus and Security24 November 2018

How does the water food and energy nexus impact on security of food, water and energy?Lesson Time: 1 HourLesson Objectives:Teacher Notes:Starter_Nexus Introduction - Play the introduction video on the... more

Population Density and Development in China and Nigeria23 September 2018

This page develops resources and activities that focus on the population density and nature of voluntary internal migration in both China and Nigeria. It starts by students looking at simple economic... more

Powerful Organizations and Groupsfree22 September 2018

This page provides and introduction to all the main global organizations. It includes video and text resources as well PDF resources and a fact find sheet. There are a number of ways the resources can... more

1. Geophysical Systemsfree17 January 2018

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Population Distribution at the Global scalefree4 June 2019

This page introduces population distribution at both the global and regional scale. It looks to introduce the patterns of population distribution through a variety of maps. The activities in the lesson... more

Reducing Food Insecurity10 March 2018

This page examines the importance of different factors in reducing food insecurity. It begins by recapping the role of aid and different types of aid. Student watch short clips a couple of example aid... more

4. Future Health and Food Security and Sustainabilityfree8 April 2017

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Changing Leisure Patternsfree19 January 2019

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Global Trends in Consumptionfree25 July 2017

Syllabus1. Global Trends in ConsumptionGlobal and regional/continental progress towards poverty reduction, including the growth of the “new global middle class”Measuring trends in resource consumption,... more

Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)29 April 2019

This page only provides a few examples of Paper 1 exams within the site. If you would like sample papers for the other option themes you can find them under the headings of the options. At the moment... more

Tourism and Sport at the Local and National Scalefree6 January 2019

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

FDI and Outsourcing - Two contrasting TNC Global Strategies10 March 2018

Apple Inc. is the dominant technology company with a successful global outsourcing strategy. AB InBev is a leading beer and beverages company with an FDI strategy of mergers and acquisitions. Both have... more

The UN Sustainable Development Goals10 March 2018

This page introduces the role of the SDGs. It begins with a simple slideshow to test students' current knowledge, before introducing the role of the goals through a SDG website text comprehension and... more

Global Climate, Vulnerability and Resiliencefree16 August 2017

Syllabus1. Causes of Global Climate ChangeThe atmospheric system, including the natural greenhouse effect and energy balance (incoming shortwave radiation and outgoing longwave radiation) more

1. Measuring Food and Healthfree8 April 2017

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Student Access - Setting Assignmentsfree16 June 2019

This page explains a step by step guide to setting assignments and managing the student markbook. This page is for teachers who have already set up their student access area.Assignments are tasks set... more

Option E Leisure, Tourism and Sportfree10 March 2019

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Model Responses and Grading free2 September 2018

This page provides example questions for Paper 1, it features exam tips and skills advice and model student responses. It also demonstrates how teachers grade work using the Assessment Objectives so the... more

Global Resource Consumption and Securityfree12 February 2018

Syllabus1. Global Trends in ConsumptionGlobal and regional/continental progress towards poverty reduction, including the growth of the “new global middle class”Measuring trends in resource consumption,... more

Changing Populations and Placesfree25 July 2017

This is a link page to sub-pages that provided detailed lesson plans and learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive... more

Option G Urban Environmentsfree10 March 2019

Urban Environments is still in process with new pages written and published each week. It will be complete with full lesson plans, assessment maps, student revision material and sample assessment papers... more

The Role of Civil Society Groups in Bangladesh28 February 2019

This page examines the role of civil society and other non governmental stakeholders in responding to the threats of climate change. It first introduces civil society groups and their growing role in... more

Teacher Assessment Map 13 February 2018

This page outlines a map of assessment through the unit, including skill based questions, short writing responses and extended writing responses including essays. In addition, there are model responses... more

Power, Places and Networksfree27 January 2018

This page provides links to pages with lesson plans with learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and... more

Global Patterns of Economic Developmentfree23 September 2018

This page provides resources and activities on economic development. In addition to the interesting starter on night satellite images it goes on to explore different representations of economic development... more

2. Changing Urban Systemsfree12 May 2018

This page provides information on the syllabus for this section and links to lesson resources. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have... more

Teacher Assessment Map 13 February 2018

This page outlines a map of assessment through the unit, including skill based questions, short writing responses and extended writing responses including essays. It includes planning frames, essay guides,... more

Changing Populationfree25 July 2017

This is a link page to sub-pages that provided detailed lesson plans and learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive... more

2. Food Systems and the Spread of Diseasefree8 April 2017

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Global Networks and Flowsfree22 September 2018

This page provides a large number of resources to explore the flow of materials, manufactured goods and services. It begins with a starter worksheet for students to classify key words into players, networks... more

Extended Essay - Requirements and Guidefree2 September 2018

This page sets out the main requirement of the Extended Essay since 2018. It includes links the IB assessment page and student speak interpretations of the generic extended essay guide set out alongside... more

Economic Migration Rules and Controls10 March 2018

This page introduces different types of migration and then develops a number of resources that examine the global patterns of economic migration at different scales. It goes on to look in-depth at some... more

Model Extended Essay1 February 2018

This page provides an example of the main body of analysis and discussion, conclusions and referencing in an extended essay relating to social deprivation patterns in Brussels.Student Model Work more

2. Geophysical Hazard Risksfree27 January 2018

These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access... more

Examplar 116 September 2017

You can read through a full successful script of an urban themed internal assessment here.Research Question: Is the Molenbeek canal a bridge or a barrier to development?Hypotheses: more

The Growth and Changing Purpose of Leisure Time9 March 2019

This page develops resources on both patterns of leisure growth and changing preferences in leisure. It uses graphics based on global regions as well as more detailed focus on American leisure activity... more

Technology and Geo-engineering10 March 2018

This page provides an introduction to the role of technology in mitigation and adaptation. It begins with a structured mind mapping activity before going on to look at some specific emerging technologies... more

Consequences of Global Climate Changefree16 August 2017

Syllabus2. Consequences of Global Climate ChangeClimate change and the hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere, including:Synthesis, evaluation and skills opportunitiesThe uneven spatial distribution of... more

Student Responses and Feedbackfree1 December 2018

This page is a link page to the sub-topics of Paper 2 - Geographic Perspectives and Global Change. It includes close to 200 written and graded responses, covering all aspects of the SL/HL Core. The responses... more