Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

IB Biology SL/HL

No description

Janice Yang

on 11 February 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of IB Biology SL/HL

IB Biology SL/HL
Exam Structure
HL vs. SL
Timing of the Exam
Know ALL core topics!
Topic 7: Nucleic Acids and Proteins
Topic 8: Cell Respiration and Photosynthesis
Topic 9: Plant science
Topic 10: Genetics
Topic 11: Human Health and Physiology
Options for SL&HL
Paper 1 - 45 min
Paper 2 - 1 hour 15 min
Paper 3 - 1 hour

Paper 1 - 1 hour
Paper 2 - 2 hour 15 min
Paper 3 - 1 hour 15 min
-Paper 1 (30 multiple choice) 20% of overall score
-Paper 2 (Section A: DBQ and short answer, Section B: extended response) 32%
-Paper 3 (short answer on 2 options) 24%
-Internal Assessment- 24%

-Paper 1 (40 multiple choice) 20%
-Paper 2 (Section A: DBQ and short answer, Section B: 2 extended response) 36%
-Paper 3 (short answer and 1 extended response) 20%
-Internal Assessment- 24%
Types of Questions for Different Papers
Paper 1
*Materials: pen (no calculator!)
Multiple Choice
What chemical reaction is taking place when a dipeptide becomes two amino acids?
A. Condensation
B. Hydrolysis
C. Denaturation
D. Polymerization
-Make study guides (shared google docs?)
-Bio Questions on Quizlet
-Practice DBQs

We recommend 2 classes just to review or to make the study guides for the Exams. Since most our tests resemble the Paper 1, 2, and 3 exam structure, there is no need for Practice exams.
Know all core topics!! Which are:
Topic 1: Statistical Analysis
Topic 2: Cells
Topic 3: The chemistry of Life
Topic 4: Genetics
Topic 5: Ecology and Evolution
Topic 6: Human Health and Physiology
Helpful Resources
Paper 2
-IB Guides
Paper 3
Topics that our school has picked for us to be tested on.
The options for our school are the same for SL and HL students:
Option E: Neurobiology and Behavior
Option G: Ecology and Conservation

Several short answer questions and extended responses
*Materials: pen, calculator

DBQ and several short answers, and extended responses
*Materials: pen, calculator, ruler
6. (a) State four molecules transported by the blood. [4]
(b) Outline the control of the heartbeat. [6]
(c) Discuss the cause, transmission and social implications of AIDS. [8]
Paper 1
1 pt per mult. choice question

Paper 2
1-3 pts depending on the question
Drawings are 1 pt per label w/ the exception of some anatomy (1 pt per 2 labels)
20 pt essay with 3 parts (2 of these essays for HL)

Paper 3
Similar to Paper 2, except with option topics (1-3 pts)
6-8 pt essay (only for HL)
Full transcript