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The Internal Assessment is scored against the following criteria: Identifying the context (6 marks, 20%) Planning (6 marks, 20%) Results, analysis, and conclusion (6 marks, 20%) Discussion and evaluation (6 marks, 20%) Applications (3 marks, 10%) Communication (3 marks, 10%) The list below summarizes what the IB...

WHAT IS IB? The International Baccalaureate Program is a rigorous course of study for highly motivated students in the 11th and 12th grades. Student work is graded on global standards by assessors around the world, and an IB diploma is internationally honored by universities as proof...

Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences (including physics, chemistry, biology, soil science, geology, and geography) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the...

An Overview The most important aspect of the environmental systems and societies course is hands-on work in the laboratory and/or out in the field. The syllabus not only directly requires the use of field techniques, but many components can only be covered effectively through this approach....

The IB ESS guide is intended to guide the planning, teaching and assessment of the subject in schools. Subject teachers are the primary audience, although it is expected that teachers will use the guide to inform students and parents about the subject. This guide can...

How is ESS assessed? ESS has two external exam papers and an internal assessment component. Paper 1 is a resource booklet containing one large case study accompanied by short answer questions. Paper 2 contains two sections and is the largest component in ESS, counting for 50% of...