Monthly Archives: August 2013

If I only had a heart …

This is one of my favourite topics 🙂  We’ll learn about the human transport system – blood, blood vessels and the heart. These are the one and two presentations that we will use in class. This one from Mr Hobbins also very good: How-your-Heart-beats and 6.2 Transport … Continue reading

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Cell theory

These are the syllabus statements for this section of the syllabus. Topic-2-syllabus-outline Use this presentation, your textbooks, or any other resources you find helpful to tackle these problems.  We will divide and conquer – a bit like cells specializing in one particular … Continue reading

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Stats attack!

Now let’s see whether you’ve learned anything …. Choose something to “investigate” [eg head circumference] and compare 2 groups of individuals [eg boys/girls].  This is just an eg – get creative! – but it must be “measurable” Collect sufficient data, … Continue reading

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Do you have guts?

  This unit is part of the bigger Topic 6 of the syllabus.  In this section we need to be able to: Explain why digestion is necessary, and what role enzymes play in digestion. Draw and label a diagram of the human digestive system. Outline the functions of … Continue reading

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Statistical analysis

Wait a minute – this is maths not biology!  Well, technically, yes it is, but you need a basic understanding of statistical analysis in any science subject so that you can correctly interpret data and make more meaning of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to IBH1 Biology!

Congratulations – you have made a smart choice.  Biology is a fascinating subject.  We cannot promise that the course is easy, but we can promise that it will be interesting.  Here is the first day handout information in outline. First day … Continue reading

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Welcome to IB SL Biology

niall mark copy cells practice niall copy     Check this page to get class announcements, and weekly reminders of what we’re up to each week.

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Welcome to school year 2013-14!

Welcome back, SENIORS! In approximately 165 school days, you will have finished your high school careers, survived the rigors of the IB, and (hopefully!) walked across the stage to receive your diploma … Lots to do before then, so let’s … Continue reading

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