Factors affecting muscle fatigue: the effect of external temperature on the rate of index finger lifts background information: muscle fatigue has many factors that come into play. In ib biology, students will learn to be the scientist in exploring the interrelationships between these core concepts using a variety of methods these methods include a heavy emphasis on student investigation and inquiry skills, research, analysis, and application. Nameplant physiology design number example biology higher level internal assessment did not receive full marks http. Hey :) i am a soon to be ib graduate deciding on your biology ia has to be a personal decision but i can definitely give you some ideas of what students in my year have done.
I managed to pull off an ia on putting salt in apple juice last year :p juiced them, mixed in different concentrations of salt, let them sit and brown, and then tested the levels of browning with a spectrometer, i was measuring if salt inhibited catecholase (basically does salt preserve things, plot twist it does lol. An option for the internal assessment individual project is to use data from a computer simulation or model rather than from a traditional hands-on experiment in which there's actual physical interaction with equipment, materials, and specimens.
This is an excellent resource for any ib biology teacher david faure has many years of ib teaching experience and some great ideas and suggestions particularly on the integration of technology in the classroom. 30 investigation ideas for biology ia this page is a simple list of ideas for investigations it may be useful for students who are lost for an idea, or teachers who are looking for something to inspire a particular student. The file below contains ideas for topics you can build your ia around.
Hi all, here is my biology ia it scored 23/24, the mark that was lost was in the evaluation section hopefully it'll be a decent exemplar for you all here's a quick guide i've sketched out for a rough layout of an ia (this is also on my chemistry ia page. Your biology ia is one of the best ways to boost your final score, especially if your on the upper boundary of a lower grade literally, it could push you up a grade.
Biology students at sl and hl undertake a common core syllabus and a common internal assessment (ia) scheme while there are core skills and activities common to both sl and hl students, students at hl are required to study the options and some topics in greater depth as well as some additional topics. Internal assessment help notes for the teacher design for this type of practical it is best to give the students an open-ended question, without providing them with instructions for methods or materials. This is my first year teaching biology abroad (in bulgaria) and first year teaching ib (i have taught biology before, but a quite different curriculum with a different set of resources) i have been using your resources quite a bit.
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