This outlines the life of Siddhartha Gautama and his awakening to become the Buddha. It explains all the fundamental doctrines of Buddhism held in common by all branches. Key concepts like the Middle Way, the Four Noble Truths, the Three Marks of Existence, etc. are discussed in depth. There are several embedded videos that offer a differentiated learning style.These notes work great for an International Baccalaureate World Religions course.