Revise all of B2 Molecular Biology for a test on Thursday 18 Feb
Revise all of B4 (including B4.1, 4.2 and 4.3) for a test on Friday 5th February. Good luck!
Complete your lab report on the Rate of Photosynthesis practical we did. Due Thursday January 28th.
Protein Synthesis – please complete the 3 sheets by filling in the missing blanks. Due Wednesday 27 Jan.
Read pp. 50 – 54
Answer in full sentences qu.6.10 (p.53) & qu.6.11 – 6.16 (p.54)
Due Thursday 21 Jan
Extended Essay Orientation – a great introduction to the EE from Mr Meenach at TCHS, Kentucky (some of the information is specific to his school). If the Prezi doesn’t load, try this powerpoint:
The key to a good Extended Essay is to come up with a good Research Question (RQ) – this will take you a while and more than one attempt. For more advice read the Uplands Extended Essay guide: Uplands EE guide 2016 and here is the complete IB guide: EE guide 2013
Here’s a great EE template from Stephen Taylor’s iBiology:
Great Extended Essay tips from Wikibooks and here is Extended Essay Central for exemplars, essays by previous students, examiner reports, subject guides and information for supervisors and students. Also general EE advice from iBiology and Bioknowledgy (this one is more specific to the Sciences).
You can access your Questia account here for the online research library with access to books, journals, articles, and encyclopedias plus helpful citation tools.
BIBLIOGRAPHY (CITATIONS & REFFERENCING)
Citation Machine will automatically generate citations in MLA, APA, Chigaco, Turabian, and Harvard. We tend to use Modern Language Association (MLA) style and here is how you do that:
How to recognise plagiarism: an excellent tutorial. Can you pass the test?
How to write an EE abstract:
The subject of Biology often generates ToK links – this is Mr Taylor’s fantastic i-Biology ToK section.
How does your EE and ToK grade affect your DP points score?:
Answer all the questions on Practical 12 in your Laboratory Booklet. Due Thurs 12th Dec.
Make a mind map to cover all the information in B4.1 Nutrients (you have a sheet of notes from me). Remember colour and pictures!
Complete the two Lipid sheets for Wed 25th November.
Here is the mark scheme for the water question (with an extension question and mark scheme to look at):
Complete the two Carbohydrate sheets.
Revise all of topic 1 for a test on Thursday 19 November.
Complete the review questions on 2.1 Molecules to Metabolism. Due Wed 11 Nov.
Read ‘a closer look at enzymes’ sheet & answer all the questions in your exercise book. Due Thurs 12th November.
Revise all of B3 Enzymes for a test on Friday 13th November.
Complete the questions/notes on Cancer. Due Thurs 5 Nov.
Hand in a results table, graph & conclusion (as described in the instructions sheet).
Due Thursday 5th November.
Results table , graph & questions from the Osmosis potato practical
Results table , graph & questions from the Diffusion beetroot practical
Complete the exam question. All due on Wednesday 4th November.
Your homework is to complete those sheets on 1.6 Cell Division (all the pages). Also, look at how Cyclins control cell division and at Cancer (powerpoint on blog, textbook or Lanterna). Enjoy the day off (as much as you can).
Review Enzymes (topic B3) through my blog, your textbook or elsewhere, for a test on Thursday 29th October.