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IA ideas during a pandemic 2020-2117 April 2021
The academic year from 2020 to 2021 has been challenging for everyone and challenge brings innovation. Many students have found themselves at home trying to do their IAs with limited access to equipment... more
Brain structure and function17 April 2021
The human brain rapidly develops from the neural tube and a hugely complex organ results. In this activity students answer some questions about basic processes involved in brain formation. Activity... more
Leaf stomata & transpirationfree5 April 2021
What are the special adaptations of leaf structure, and what is the stomata's dilemma? This activity uses a short video introduction to the roles of cells in a leaf and note taking about leaf structure... more
Vascular tissues - introductionfree5 April 2021
This lesson begins with a hands-on look inside the roots and stems of plants to see that the cells are not all the same and that there are specialised cells helping the plant to transport water and sugars.... more
Classification & binomial names5 April 2021
Students will learn how to classify organisms according to their taxonomic group, and how to understand the binomial nomenclature. These are a few introductory slides and then a card sorting activity... more
Setting up student groupsfree4 April 2021
All of the features of student access are found by clicking the yellow button in the top left of each page,or by clicking the little down arrow by your name to reveal the yellow button?This opens a larger... more
Hairy Hands - genetics of mid-digital hairfree4 April 2021
Imagine that you are the 'agony aunt' in a teenage magazine. A young person has written to you with a worry about hair on their hands. Find out all the genetics about hair on the fingers so that you can... more
Translation & ribosomes3 April 2021
Students are introduced to the three stages of translation, initiation, synthesis (elongation) and termination. This includes the role of tRNA activating enzymes and the binding sites on ribosomes. There... more
Sanger sequencing - conceptual linking3 April 2021
This activity explores the parts of the IB guide which students need to understand if they are to be able to explain DNA sequencing using the Sanger method. While this method is now quite outdated it's... more