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Incredibly useful resource site - has probably saved me hundreds of hours planning. Plenty of links, worksheets and interactive resources that support the new IB course.

Sarah Jackson, Diocesan School for Girls, New Zealand

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. We use this as an additional source of...

Maria Schram, British School of Brussels, Belgium

I love the topic quizzes... so very helpful!!

Emma Nason, KAUST schools, Saudi Arabia

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Results Day - 6th July in the Northern Hemisphere

5 July 2021

Results Day is around the corner on 6th July for schools in the Northern Hemisphere. The IB has published a series of information pages about... more

IA data processing and p-hacking

1 May 2021

I have recently learned about the term p-hacking, the iIncorrect use of significance testing, and it leads to studies making striking claims... more

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  • 30 Jul Eric Irvin
    Photosynthetic pigments
    Videos are unavailable
  • Dear David sorry if I am submitting this comment in the wrong spot but I was wondering if it would be possible for you to include a page on what is expected for ucertainty propagation in IB biology. I teach both chemistry and biology and am...
  • 28 Jul Rachael Weeks
    Mitosis quiz
    The quiz seems to have disappeared (both to my view and my students). Is it a glitch at my end or is something happening on the site? Thx Rachael
  • 12 Jul Rachael Weeks
    DNA transcription quiz HL 7.1
    May I please also request that this page is changed so I can make it available. Thx :)
  • 6 Jul Teegan Colusso
    Digestion & Enzymes Intro
    answers for Activity 1?
  • Hello Xin, it would be great if David could confirm here as I am no expert but I have understood this by looking at the time of the test and the normal trend of hCG levels during pregnancy. - as Megali has just taken her test she would likely...
  • 30 Jun Joel Rushton
    Pregnancy and birth
    Hello Kia, it would be great if David could confirm here as I am no expert but I have understood this by looking at the time of the test and the normal trend of hCG levels during pregnancy. - as Megali has just taken her test she would likely...
  • 28 Jun David Faure
    IA - Avoiding common errors
    Hi Sharlene, Yes it is possible to use data collected from another source, and reference it. You could even use a simulation of the experiment and analyse this data. It's important to explain how other variables were controlled in each of...
  • Please can you supply answers to the above?
  • 17 Jun Karim Karakira
    Genetics test - mark scheme
    Hello David, Numbers 1 and 2 are missing the pedigree. Could you add it please?
  • 16 Jun Shagufta Bargir
    30 investigation ideas for Biology IA
    Hi Jabeen I have just had a meeting with my IA student who posed the same investigation.
  • 15 Jun Kathryn Russell
    DNA transcription quiz HL 7.1
    Any update on making this page accessible to students?