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Sometimes students have a problem when it comes to addressing their ESS IA topics. Too general All these are far too broad and global and cannot be addressed within the ESS IA to meet the criteria. Avoid such general titles. • Tourism in Costa Rica • Global dimming • Oceans...

The ESS IA model is flexible enough to allow a wide variety of investigations to be carried out. These could include: • Short laboratory practicals over one or two lessons and long-term practicals or projects extending over several weeks • Computer simulations • Data-gathering exercises such as questionnaires and...

Assessment in an integral part of teaching and learning. The most important assessment goals in ESS IB is that it should support curricula goals and encourage student learning. Both external and internal assessment is used in the ESS IB. IB examiners mark work produced for...

1. Dubai International Academy Location: First Al Khail Street, Emirates Hills, Dubai, UAE In this international school they are incorporating 21st century skills in their ESS IB practice. 2. Dubai American Academy Location: Hessa Street - Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai, UAE The schools outstanding heritage is coupled with its...

Section B (40 marks) requires students to answer two structured essay questions from a choice of four. Each question is worth 20 marks. The final part of each essay in section B (9 marks) will be marked using markbands. There is 1 additional mark per question for...

• Section B (40 marks) requires students to answer two structured essay questions from a choice of four. Each question is worth 20 marks. • The final part of each essay in section B (9 marks) will be marked using markbands. • There is 1 additional mark...

• IB ESS Paper 1 is based on a Case study. • Students are provided with a resource booklet which contains a Case study. All data is contained here together with pictures, maps and diagrams. • Questions are based on the evaluation and analysis of the data...

During the ESS IB course, you have a range of ESS IA topics. Examples of the ESS IA topics and Research questions are listed below: • To what extent does washing the dishes in the sink affect water footprint? • To what extent is there a gap between...

When it comes to ESS IA topics, you have plenty to choose from. Some of the good examples of Research questions (ESS IA topics) are listed below: • What is the effect of acid rain on plants grown in soils from Boston with different compositions? • To what...