ESS IAs Tag

ess / 13.11.2020

This criterion assesses the extent to which you have developed appropriate methods to gather data that is relevant to the research question. The data could be primary or secondary, qualitative or quantitative, and may utilize techniques associated with both experimental or social science methods of...

ess / 12.10.2020

The individual investigation for internal assessment (usually just called “The IA”) is a practical assignment that all ESS students will complete. The IA makes up 25% of the final score on the course. The assignment will be submitted as a lab report and should be 1500...

ess / 28.09.2020

Many students struggle with a right choice of the ESS IA. They are unsure how/when and where to look for the right ESS IA topic. Many students ask me to help them with their ESS IA and I do it with joy. Here is a listing...

ess / 14.09.2020

You are interested in ESS but need some ideas for ESS Ia? You are in the right place! The topic of your IA is tremendously important as it will influence many of the following aspects: • -Place of measurement • -Methodology • -Equipment • -Plant used • -Pollutant used etc. Some of...

ess / 25.04.2020

When writing a ESS IA, it is important that your work fits into IB requirements and rules. One of these rules is ESS IA word count. Many students ask me what is/isn’t included in the word count and that is why I decided to share...

ess / 17.04.2020

When writing the ESS IA, some of the favourites students’ choices are surveys. They are not that difficult to perform as maybe some of the other ESS IA topics. Some of the IB ESS IA survey topics have to do with: • Ecological footprint, • Environmental philosophies, • Carbon...

ess / 13.02.2020

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...

ess / 20.01.2020

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...