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Leading Lit Discussions: A collaborative investigation into truth making via Grendel

Leading Lit Discussions: A collaborative investigation into truth making via Grendel

Our journey through this text will be led by you via literature discussions! But it is likely you have rarely, if ever, led a lit discussion before! Thus use the guide linked below in order to ensure that you and your classmates extract as much […]

Is Bigfoot real?

Is Bigfoot real?

So….is he?! What do you think?!  If bigfoot / Sasquatch isn’t real; how do you know he’s not real?  If you think he IS real, how do you know he’s real?  Is all “evidence” created equal? How do we determine the value or validity of […]

Hey there you Epigeneticist!

Hey there you Epigeneticist!

Your job is to become an EXPERT on one element of EPIGENETICS and teach that element to a classmate. Use the University of Utah Genetics Science Learning Center as your RESOURCE You will be assigned to either: Epigenome at a glance & Gene Control Epigenetics […]

The Future is Now: World’s first CRISPR gene edited baby is born

The Future is Now: World’s first CRISPR gene edited baby is born

Read the article from The Atlantic linked HERE and answer the following questions: Were Dr. He’s actions ethical? How can you use this example in your essay?

TOK Essay: Ideas on how to structure each Prescribed Title

TOK Essay: Ideas on how to structure each Prescribed Title

Check out this guide regarding ideas on how to structure your essay! Please keep in mind this is simply ONE way to approach the essay. There are certainly other ways that are equally good or better! Don’t let this guide stifle your own creativity!!!! GUIDE […]

Application: Designing an Experiment

Application: Designing an Experiment

You’re the researcher!  Time to design an experiment to investigate a research question! For explanatory details regarding this activity, click: HERE

You’re the teacher!

You’re the teacher!

Congrats! You’re a teacher! As luck would have it, your first unit of instruction is Hormones and Neurotransmitters! You’ve taught the units, but now you need to develop an assessment so you know what your students know! (and what they don’t). So, make a copy […]

Writing the TOK essay: Questions, Claims and Issues

Writing the TOK essay: Questions, Claims and Issues

Work in essay prompt teams to generate knowledge questions, knowledge claims, and issues of knowledge relating to your chosen essay title! Make a copy of this google doc HERE

Understanding Hormones: An investigation into testosterone

Understanding Hormones: An investigation into testosterone

  IN order to investigate and understand the hormone Testosterone and research surrounding its role in behaviour, engage in the following learning activity: Understanding Testosterone  

Decoding the IB Rubric: Aka, “Look Mom! I can write an introduction!”

Decoding the IB Rubric: Aka, “Look Mom! I can write an introduction!”

After this activity, you’ll feel like JIM^^^!! Engage in the following learning activity to get a better understanding of the IB rubric while simultaneously increasing your analysis skills: LINK HERE  (Make a Copy)