IB Biology induction
During the induction period students will learn about some of the important skills needed for success in IB Biology. The activities during the first lessons can be used to assess these key skills and give students feedback. This is important information to help the choice between HL or SL and to develop biological skills.
|Key Skills for IB Biology||Assessment Activity|
|Ability to memorise facts|
Learning functions of orgnelles.
|Skill in the use of Biological Apparatus|
Use of Excel for experiment reports
Written communication skills.
|Working with diagrams||Drawing, learning, annotating diagrams of Cell organelles.|
Eukaryotic Cell Ultrastructure
|Applying factual knowledge to new examples.||Past IB exam questions about prokaryote cell structure.|
IB style questions on prokaryote structure
|Understanding of key issues in the nature of Science|
This could be followed by short student presentations about:
At the end of this period, a summary of your achievements and areas for improvement will be shared with you and given to the IB coordinator using the following form. Click here to download the PDF file.