Archive for June, 2011

Almost there!

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Claire's cakes by wuperruper on flickr

Just when you thought it was all over …. without you knowing it, we have been working through Topic 10, which is the higher level material on meiosis and genetics.  I am fairly happy that we will complete this before you disappear for a few well-earned weeks of rest.  Here is the syllabus guide for the topic, and a link to the presentation we used in class. IB Biology HL Topic 10 – syllabus guide

This presentation is an excellent review and extension of meiosis.  And this one is all about polygenic inheritance.

The end is near!

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

For our final week of school we will be doing a couple of things.  Firstly, we will be reflecting on our learning in science over the year as a whole, but this semester in particular.  Use this powerpoint to help guide you. Reflection

In science there are a lot of misunderstandings and misconceptions, often published in the media.  Here is a list of some of them.  Choose some and find out the truth!  Happy researching! Science Misunderstandings and Misconceptions