Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Prepared: Environmental Systems and Societies
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Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Prepared: Environmental Systems and Societies

By Garrett Nagle
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Book Description

IB Prepared resources are developed directly with the IB to provide the most up-to-date, authentic and authoritative guidance on DP assessment. IB Prepared: Environmental Systems and Societies combines a concise review of course content with strategic guidance, past paper material and exam-style practice opportunities, allowing learners to consolidate the knowledge and skills that are essential to success.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Unit 1: FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS AND SOCIETIES
    • 1.1 ENVIRONMENTAL VALUE SYSTEMS
    • 1.2 SYSTEMS AND MODELS
    • 1.3 ENERGY AND EQUILIBRIA
    • 1.4 SUSTAINABILITY
    • 1.5 HUMANS AND POLLUTION
  • Unit 2: ECOSYSTEMS AND ECOLOGY
    • 2.1 SPECIES AND POPULATIONS
    • 2.2 COMMUNITIES AND ECOSYSTEMS
    • 2.3 FLOWS OF ENERGY AND MATTER
    • 2.4 BIOMES, ZONATION, AND SUCCESSION
    • 2.5 INVESTIGATING ECOSYSTEMS
  • Unit 3: BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION
    • 3.1 AN INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY
    • 3.2 ORIGINS OF BIODIVERSITY
    • 3.3 THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY
    • 3.4 CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY
  • Unit 4: WATER AND AQUATIC FOOD PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND SOCIETIES
    • 4.1 INTRODUCTION TO WATER SYSTEMS
    • 4.2 ACCESS TO FRESH WATER
    • 4.3 AQUATIC FOOD PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
    • 4.4 WATER POLLUTION
  • Unit 5: SOIL SYSTEMS AND TERRESTRIAL FOOD PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND SOCIETIES
    • 5.1 INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SYSTEMS
    • 5.2 TERRESTRIAL FOOD PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND FOOD CHOICES
    • 5.3 SOIL DEGRADATION AND CONSERVATION
  • Unit 6: ATMOSPHERIC SYSTEMS AND SOCIETIES
    • 6.1 INTRODUCTION TO THE ATMOSPHERE
    • 6.2 STRATOSPHERIC OZONE
    • 6.3 PHOTOCHEMICAL SMOG
    • 6.4 ACID DEPOSITION
  • Unit 7: CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY PRODUCTION
    • 7.1 ENERGY CHOICES AND SECURITY
    • 7.2 CLIMATE CHANGE—CAUSES AND IMPACTS
    • 7.3 CLIMATE CHANGE—MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION
  • Unit 8: HUMAN SYSTEMS AND RESOURCE USE
    • 8.1 HUMAN POPULATION DYNAMICS
    • 8.2 RESOURCE USE IN SOCIETY
    • 8.3 SOLID DOMESTIC WASTE
    • 8.4 HUMAN POPULATION CARRYING CAPACITY
  • INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
  • PRACTICE EXAM PAPERS
  • Index
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