IB English A: Language & Literature: Written tasks Throughout this course, you will build a portfolio of written tasks. There are two types of written tasks, known as written task 1 (WT1) and written task 2 (WT2). These are very different in nature. Written task 1 is an 'imaginative piece' in which you demonstrate your understanding of the course work and a type of text. For example you could write a letter from one character to another character from a novel that you have read for Part 3 or 4. Or you could write a journalistic review of a speech that was studied in Part 1 or 2.
Water Water Image source: iStockphoto Water scarcity Water is one of the world's most important resources and over seven billion people across the planet rely on it. Resources Featured Results: SuperSchemes: Barnaby Bear Investigates the UK This unit aims to help pupils to learn and understand more about the United Kingdom and develop a variety of geographical skills through fieldwork, mapping and recording the weather. Pupils will learn about the location of the UK in the world, the UKâ€™s countries and capital cities, seasons, weather and key human and physical features of urban, rural and coastal locations.
Australia's Engagement with Asia: Indonesia In this collection: This case study examines the challenges of human wellbeing and urbanisation, especially in the megacity of Jakarta. It is a valuable resource for the Year 8 unit Changing Nations, the Year 10 unit... Course Outline This is a proposed outline of content delivery and may be subject to change Regarding the use of Biozone and Campbell's Biology These resources (included as proposed post-reading and activities) are not IB-specific and should be used only to broaden your understanding of related topicsIt is not expected that you will complete all the post-reading or activities - choose sections relevant to your individual areas of weaknessIt is more important that you are developing your own revision resources and completing the periodic ClassE tests Term 1
World Geography Map Geography is the scientific study of the earth's surface and the World Geography Map depicts both the earth's physical features and the human phenomena on its surface that is the result of man's interaction with his physical environment. The World Geography map therefore not only shows the distribution of the earth's natural landforms on the surface of the globe but also depicts the elements of human intervention such as political boundaries and the division of the world into countries and independent states together with their capitals and principle cities. As far as the earth's physical features are concerned, the World Geography Map shows the distribution of the varied natural landforms and topographical features of the earth's surface on a global scale. The World Geography Map therefore depicts the main features of elevation and depression on the earth's surface and is also the most graphic representation of the earth's various contours and its most prominent physical features.
Fieldwork Fieldwork is an essential component of geography education. It enables pupils to better understand the ‘messiness’ of ‘geographical reality’, develop subject knowledge, and gain a range of skills that are difficult to develop in the classroom alone. However, the value is not simply the ‘geographical’ value of experiencing such things as landscape features, busy urban streets and unfamiliar cultures which helps ground the pupils’ local environment in the context of the global. It also aids motivation and self-development. This resource aims to help teachers to introduce and develop fieldwork with students in both primary and second schools. It acts as a portal to existing resources on this and other websites, rather than as a self contained programme of guidance and activities.
Education – Google Maps Google Earth Pro is now free! Google Earth Pro extends the power of Google Earth with additional capabilities. Features include: The Best IB Biology Study Guide and Notes for SL/HL IB Biology is challenging, College-level biology, so sometimes you will need a little more study help than your class notes provide. In this article, I compile the best FREE online IB Biology Study Guides (including IB Biology Notes and IB Biology Revision) into one useable resource and provide you with some IB Biology practice questions. I will order this IB Biology Study Guide using the IB Biology Syllabus.
How to Tell Stories with Maps School of Data has published a good round-up of narrative mapping platforms. The article includes a few examples of good story maps and explores some of the mapping libraries which can be used to create interactive maps to annotate or narrate a story. Seven Ways to Create a Storymap reviews popular narrative mapping libraries such as Knight Lab's StoryMap JS, Esri StoryMaps and CartoDB's Odyssey.js. It even mentions my own story map demo created using waypoints.js with Leaflet, JourneyMap.
Teaching_strategies Natural Hazards• ELI Natural Hazards category Plate tectonicsPlate tectonics - whole concept:-• Partial melting - simple process, huge global impact (ELI+)• Partial melting model and real rock (ELI+)• Plate riding (ELI+)• Plate tectonics through the window (ELI+) Evidence and explanation for the theory:-• Continental jigsaw puzzle (ELI+)• Earth time jigsaw puzzle• Geobattleships (ELI+)• Wegener’s ‘Continental drift’ meets Wilson’s ‘Plate tectonics’ (ELI+)• Did the continents move for you?
Australian Geography Competition The Australian Geography Competition is a contest for Australian secondary school students, assessing their geographical knowledge and skills. The Competition aims to encourage student interest in geography and to reward student excellence. The Competition is open to students studying geography (or an integrated social science that includes geography) in all Years of secondary school. Primary schools may also enter.