This is a set of revision notes for Introductory Biology II classes at most universities. It may be helpful for IB Biology students who wish to seek more in-depth knowledge in regards to biological concepts. For part two, please refer to this page. This is also part of an extended series on basic biological facts [...Read more...]
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The shady areas maths portfolio is property of the International Baccalaureate Organization. As a warning, please do not use any portion of this sample in any academic coursework; this is only to give you a general idea of what a maths portfolio is like. Usage of this sample for unethical purposes is strictly prohibited. The [...Read more...]
For most IB students, the next step in life is university (or college), and thus it is often asked if the IB has helped IB alumni in their undergraduate studies. After all, the IB is a huge investment of time, and thus it is important to know whether the IB is actually useful. As an [...Read more...]
Good afternoon comrade IBers, comrade teachers, administrators, parents, Khang, and individuals who are really awesome but do not fall into any of the aforementioned categories: In my young and reckless Grade 10 year, I remember Lord Kindrachuk telling us that “there was nothing wrong with 1/5!” on our first history essay. And as a freshman [...Read more...]
For part one of this Biology revision series, please see Fundamentals of Biology – Midterm I notes. For part two, see Introductory Biology – Midterm II notes. This three-part review series covers many topics in introductory biology classes in university. It also covers some basic material present in the IB Biology syllabus. If you have [...Read more...]
With the end of the November 2010 examination session (or at least fast approaching), you’re all probably exhausted from late-night revision. To help you recover, here are some amusing Youtube videos: Still recovering from IB Biology? Check out this wonderful ad on DNA from Bio-Rad. Obsessed with IB? Obsessed with TiK ToK by Ke$ha? Watch [...Read more...]
Sorry about the poor formatting. If you don’t understand something, let us know! Question 10: ENTHALPY OF FORMATION In a thermite reaction, iron oxide reacts with aluminum metal: 3Fe3O4(s) + 8Al(s) → 9Fe(s) + 4Al2O3(s) Using the provided data, calculate the change enthalpy of formation of the reaction. The change in enthalpy formation(kJ/mol) of selected [...Read more...]