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Annotate Add brief notes to a diagram or graph. Apply Use an idea, equation or principle from IB ESS notes to a given problem. Calculate Obtain a numerical answer showing the relevant stages of working. Describe Give a detailed account. Distinguish Make clear the differences between two items from...

These command terms in ESS IB indicate the depth of treatment required for a given assessment statement. Objective 1 and 2 in IB Environmental systems and societies are lower-order skills. Objectives 3, 4 and 5 relate to higher- order skills. It is important that ESS...

There are many citations that could be linked with the ESS IB. Here are just some of them: ”If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish,...

When taking Environmental systems and societies course, students are expected to follow assessment objectives. ESS IB SL has four assessment objectives. Assessment objective 1 When taking ESS IB, a student should understand: • facts and concepts • methodologies and techniques • values and attitudes. Assessment objective 2 ESS IB student should analyse: •...

The owners of ideas have property rights. All sources used during environmental systems and societies have to be fully acknowledged. The ideas and work of others are acknowledged through the use of footnotes and bibliographies. Bibliographies have to include a list of all resources used. When writing...

When it comes to ESS IB exam, it has two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 Duration: 1 hour 35 marks Weight: 25% ESS IB Paper 1 is based on a case study where you get a Resource booklet. Inside, you will find text, pictures, graphs, tables- all...

When it comes to ESS IB, it is very important that you write a good ESS IA. Environmental systems and societies is a complex course, therefore you have a range of different topics. You can focus ESS IA on physical aspect of the environment or...

While taking the IB ESS course, many students are searching for a good and quality IB ESS textbook that provides them with necessary information. One of the good choice of the IB ESS textbook is: - Oxford Diploma Programme. Environmental Systems and Societies Course Companion Author Jill Rutherford...

When it comes to ESS IB syllabus, it is quite diverse, and it covers many artificial and natural processes that occur in the environment. ESS IB syllabus contains of several parts:  Foundations of environmental systems and societies  Ecosystems and ecology  Biodiversity and conservation  Water and...

EES IA accounts for 25% of your final ESS mark, maximum number of marks you can get is 30. OVERALL TIPS: -It is obvious, but writing about a topic you like is much easier. When interested in some topic, ex. Waste management or Ecological footprint, always think...