Environmental Systems and Societies for the IB Diploma Book + eBook (2e) : 9781447990420

Environmental Systems and Societies for the IB Diploma Book + eBook (2e)

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This comprehensive 2nd Edition textbook covers all eight topics from the 2015 ESS course, along with advice on Internal Assessment, the Extended Essay, and links to Theory of Knowledge. It will help students to prepare thoroughly and methodically for their examinations.

  • Written by experienced IB teachers and examiners, Andrew Davis and Garrett Nagle.
  • Detailed diagrams and photographs help to explain key concepts.
  • Practice questions from past examination papers help you with exam preparation.
  • Clear links to Theory of Knowledge throughout.
  • ATL skills are addressed in Challenge Yourself boxes and the online worksheets.
  • Significant ideas, big questions, and key concepts are signposted throughout.
  • Provides guidance on Internal Assessment and the Extended Essay.
  • Written to give an international and transdisciplinary perspective.
This book includes free access to the eBook version.

Interactive features include:
  • full text search
  • highlighting
  • bookmarking and note-taking for efficient study and revision
  • extra digital resources, such as videos, quizzes and more
What is included?
  • a print textbook
  • an eBook access card.
Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Foundations in ESS
  • Ecosystems and ecology
  • Biodiversity and conservation Water, aquatic food production systems and society
  • Soil and terrestrial food production
  • Atmosphere Climate change and energy
  • Human systems and resources
  • TOK
  • Overall assessment
  • IA
  • EE
  • Big Questions
  • Exam strategies
  • Appendix: Statistics and data analysis
  • Index
  • Glossary
  • Answers
Series overview

Fully revised to match the specifications of the new Group 4 subject guide

All titles follow the organizational structure of the new guides, with a focus on the Essential Ideas, Understanding, Applications & Skills for complete syllabus-matching. Each textbook is now accompanied by four year student access to an enhanced eText, containing quizzes, animations, worked solutions, labs, videos and much more. All our eTexts and interactive content works on tablets so you can access the Group 4 Science material on the move.

Written by a great Pearson Baccalaureate author team, these new editions cover all of the new concepts of the new Science guides so you can be confident that you and your students have all the resources you will need.

  • Nature of Science and TOK boxes throughout the text ensure an embedding of these core considerations and promote concept-based learning.
  • Applications of the subject through everyday examples are described in utilization boxes, as well as brief descriptions of related industries, to help highlight the relevance and context of what is being learned.
  • Differentiation is offered in the Challenge Yourself exercises and activities, along with guidance and support for laboratory work on the page and online.
  • Exam-style assessment opportunities are provided from real past papers, along with hints for success, and ways to avoid common pitfalls.
  • Clear links are made to the Learner profile, the IB core values, and all the IB hexagon areas.
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