Volcanoes and the hazards they bring!

Volcanoes Volcanoes form when magma rises through cracks in the Earth’s surface. Pressure builds up inside the Earth. When this pressure is released, magma explodes to the surface causing a volcanic eruption. The lava from the eruption cools to form new crust. Over time, the rock builds up and a volcano forms. Volcanoes occur at destructive and constructive boundaries. Volcanoes… Continue reading Volcanoes and the hazards they bring!

The Earth and Plates

The Earth The Earth has a number of different layers The inner core, the outer core, the mantle, continental crust and oceanic crust. The inner core – Extremely hot, solid, made of iron and nickel The outer core – Liquid layer, made of iron and nickel Mantle – Hot, made of semi-solid rock Continental and… Continue reading The Earth and Plates

Test yourself

There has been a lot of content in the previous history posts, so here’s a chance for you to test yourself! Here are some sample questions from the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Absolutism and The French Revolution. Write a paragraph to answer the following questions: How did the Renaissance create a new… Continue reading Test yourself

First Hand or Second Hand??

          First Hand     Vs   Second Hand         Multiple accounts of the same event  A firsthand account is a                                                     A secondhand account is a     … Continue reading First Hand or Second Hand??

PEA Analysis

  What is a PEA analysis and how do I do one? Sometimes, a PEA analysis can be called TEA analysis, when the word Trend is used instead of pattern. To obtain full marks in one of these questions, make sure that you answer/refer to the main ideas in Patterns, Evidence and Anomalies. Patterns This could include Maps… Continue reading PEA Analysis

Tips for Writing an Essay

Tips for Writing   When writing a paragraph, use PEAL to help structure your writing First, write your thesis statement in your introduction paragraph. This should highlight the main point of your essay. P – POINT: Each paragraph should clearly start with the point you want to make. This should be linked to your thesis… Continue reading Tips for Writing an Essay

Tick TOK…The Theory of Knowledge Essay!

Any one sitting IB exams knows how mind-boggling TOK can be! The essay and the presentation can be hard to do because TOK can be so hard to grasp! Have a look at this essay template/guide to give your essay some structure. Section 1: The Introduction 150-200 words Paragraph 1 –Give your KQ. –State your… Continue reading Tick TOK…The Theory of Knowledge Essay!