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IB Environmental Systems and Societies Why study Environmental Systems and Societies? Firstly, concern about the Environment is growing on an almost daily basis and studying it will help you to understand what the concern is all about. For example, are we really on a one way trip to global burnout or is it more complex? Secondly, Environmental Systems draws in a wide range of scientific topics and it is particularly valuable if you want a broader science in your mix of subjects. What will I learn? In Environmental Systems and Societies you will learn about ecosystems, the atmosphere, the hydrosphere (water) and human population. In this subject the links between these are important; you will be taking a ??OEsystems approach?? to the world to see how the different parts work together as a whole. International Baccalaureate Environmental Systems is a- OEGroup 4-Subject, one of the experimental sciences. It is available at Standard Level, but not at Higher Level, at the moment. How will I learn? The subject lends itself to a wide range of styles of learning. There will be research work, discussions, traditional lessons and significant amounts of field and laboratory work. You will be expected to take an interest in the Environment and to keep up to date with the news. How will I be assessed? The course is assessed through final examination, contributing 76% of the marks, and practical work and a project, contributing the other 24%. Course costs Essential: You will be expected to purchase a textbook and to pay for some fieldwork. Your laboratory work might involve some costs, depending on the work you do. The estimated cost is ?30, excluding optional fieldwork. Additional information There will be additional optional fieldwork available. Further information on the IB programme For more information please follow this link IB Programmme or see our IB Diploma School Pack. Course: IB SL

IB Environmental Systems and Societies Why study Environmental Systems and Societies? Firstly, concern about the Environment is growing on an almost daily basis and studying it will help you to understand what the concern is all about. For example, are we really on a one way trip to global burnout or is it more complex? Secondly, Environmental Systems draws in a wide range of scientific topics...

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