Is IB environmental science easy?

IB ESS can be a difficult subject to teach, as a good IB ESS teacher has to have knowledge from many subjects.

When did the IB ESS syllabus change?

At the start of the 2016-2017 school year, the International Baccalaureate began offering an updated syllabus for the ESS course (PDF – 3.2MB).

What is ESS in Ibdp?

IB Environmental systems and societies The Environmental Systems & Societies (ESS) course is an interdisciplinary course which is unique in that it contains various sciences, coupled with a societal viewpoint, all intertwined to help you understand the environment and its sustainability.

Is Ess a good subject in IB?

Frankly put, every IB school has students that make fun of IB ESS course! However, this shouldn’t let you down, because, ESS ultimately is a very valuable course in the IB Sciences. It teaches you about environmental science which is left out (mostly) of the physics, chemistry, and biology, and even computer science.

How can I study for ESS?

It is therefore very important that ESS students have a good study plan for their exams, so we have some advice to help with revision.

  1. Keep in touch with the environment.
  2. Use the IB official guide.
  3. Write review sheets after each topic.
  4. Online revision.

What are the 5 hardest IB subjects?

Which Courses Make the HARDEST IB Diploma?

  • Group 1: Studies in Language and Literature. English A Literature HL – Average Score: 4.67.
  • Group 2: Language Acquisition.
  • Group 3: Individuals and Societies.
  • Group 4: Experimental Sciences.
  • Group 5: Mathematics.
  • Group 6: Arts (or additional Group 1-5 course)
  • Extended Essay:
  • TOK:

Is IB math hard?

Only 14% of IB students take IB HL, an incredibly low take up. Even more remarkably half of this group will only get a level 2-4. Looking at the top end, to get a level 6 or 7 at HL you probably need to have a maths ability in the top 3.5% of all global IB students.

Does ESS count as a science?

ES&S is one of two interdisciplinary courses offered in the Diploma Programme, Literature and Performance is the other interdisciplinary course. Because it is an interdisciplinary course, students can study this course and have it count as either an individuals and societies or a science course, or both.