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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...

The ESS extended essay (EE) is an integral part of the IB Diploma course. In order to write a good ESS EE you need to first of all be interested in and passionate about the environment and secondly be prepared to put in the hard...

The curriculum model of IB ESS consists of eight core topics. Our IB ESS  online teacher and tutor has developed the proper guidance for these topics. These topics are foundation of environmental systems and societies, ecosystems and ecology, biodiversity and conservation, water and aquatic food...

The assessment model of IB ESS course consists of two external papers/tests. Ess tests or ESS papers. Paper 1 is a one hour exam based on case study weighing 25% of the final grade. Paper 2 is a two hours exam which contains short-answer questions...