Part 1: Core theme—patterns and change (SL/HL)
There are four compulsory topics in this core theme.
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1. Populations in transition

2. Disparities in wealth and development

3. Patterns in environmental quality and sustainability

4. Patterns in resource consumption

Revision Questions for Paper #1

Part 2: Optional Themes
There are seven optional themes; each requires 30 teaching hours.
Two optional themes are required at SL.
Three optional themes are required at HL.

A. Freshwater—issues and conflicts

B. Oceans and their coastal margins

C. Extreme environments

D. Hazards and disasters—risk assessment and response

E. Leisure, sport and tourism

F. The geography of food and health

G. Urban environments