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Biodiversity

IB DP Geography
       
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Base Knowledge and Understanding

Base knowledge and understanding

 

World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification

Video Clip
Data Visualization
   
Definition biodiversity
tropical rainforest
 
 
 
 
News Article
Words to be defined
 
Base Level

Context

 

Aims of this lesson:

  • To be able to explain the concept and importance of biodiversity.
  • To be able to geographically define what a 'tropical rainforest' is.
  • To be able to explain the concept and importance of biodiversity in tropical rainforests.
 
Geography Activities

Synthesis

 
Geography Activities

Task One: In the style of ...

Explain the concept of 'biodiversity' using a randomly selected approaches from the list below:

  1. a flow chart
  2. a 140 character status update [in the style of twitter]
  3. a 4 panel storyboarded film trailer
  4. three presentation slides
  5. a set of 6 headlines from different newspapers
 
Geography Activities

Task Two: In the style of ...

Geographically define 'tropical rainforests' using a randomly selected approaches from the list below:

  1. a facebook profile page [templates available here]
  2. an infographic with a maximum of 8 words upon it
  3. a symbol or logo
  4. a photo editors light box with 6 images that could be entered into a photo competition [images sourced from Flickr]
 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Task Three: Essay introduction

Produce the 'perfect' introduction paragraph for the following exam style question:

Explain the importance of biodiversity in tropical rainforests. [15 Marks]

 
Geography Review

Review

 
 

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