Demographic Transition Model

  Stage 1 birth rate is high and the death rate is high. The population remains stable Very few countries are at this stage   Stage 2 birth rates are high but the death rates begin to fall. Population is increasing. Lots of countries in the developing world are at this stage, due to improved… Continue reading Demographic Transition Model

Flooding and Flood Prevention

  Flooding is when a river gets more water than the river channel can hold. Therefore the river overflows. There and human and physical causes of flooding. Human Causes: Ploughing up and down slopes allows rain water to get to the river faster. Dams can burst meaning more(excess) water in river channels and flooding. If… Continue reading Flooding and Flood Prevention

How to use Command Terms

There are so many command terms and often, students lose easy marks because they’re not fully aware of what the question is asking them! I had made a list of command terms and what they want from you. Use these when you’re writing questions, and by the time the exams come around, these commands will… Continue reading How to use Command Terms

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!

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??

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!

Have you been Enlightened yet?

The Enlightenment  During the 1500/1600s,The Scientific Revolution transformed the way people looked at the world. This led to a revolution in thinking called ‘The Enlightenment’ There were a number of Enlightenment Thinkers during this period in the 1600s. Check them out below! Thomas Hobbes (England) Hobbes wrote a book called ‘Leviathan’. In this book, he shared what… Continue reading Have you been Enlightened yet?