Category Archives: IAs and EEs

The new Extended Essay (EE)

Extended essay intro from Jennifer Gaither

Great Extended Essay tips from Wikibooks and here is Extended Essay Central for exemplars, essays by previous students, examiner reports, subject guides and information for supervisors and students. Also general EE advice from iBiology and Bioknowledgy (this one is more specific to the Sciences).

Here is the IB guide to Extended Essays – read the advice and the subject specific details. Want to explain what the Extended Essay is to your parents? – then go here.

Science subject specific_guidelines (1) from Jennifer Gaither

CITING & REFFERENCING

Referencing advice from UWSEA here.

How to create a bibliography and cite in word – here is a link to instructions or downloadable instructions: how-to-create-bibliographies-citations-in-word or instructions in a 5m YouTube video.

Citation Machine will automatically generate citations in MLA, APA, Chigaco, Turabian, and Harvard. We tend to use Modern Language Association (MLA) style and here is how you do that:

Citing Sources from jskotnicki

How to recognise plagiarism: an excellent tutorial. Can you pass the test?

Academic honesty in ib from cartlidge

RESEARCH

Looking for research papers? Here are two great sites, which you have to pay to join:  Questia and Ebsco.

Internal Assessment (IA)

Great advice about the new Internal Assessment (IA) from OSC.

How to write an excellent IB Practical Report (a 3m 31s video).

Two great powerpoints from Mr Exham:

Mr Exham’s Guide to writing up a Biology Practical Investigation from mrexham

IB Biology Guide to the IA Coursework from mrexham

BioKnowledgy – Understanding The IA Criteria And The Marking Rubric from Chris Paine

BioKnowledgy DP Bio IA Criteria Rubric v1-4 from Chris Paine

IBDP Biology IA Recommended Headings and Guidance from stgaynor

Uncertainty and equipment error from Chris Paine

Calculating Uncertainties from mrjdfield

Precision in processed data from Chris Paine

More to come as this year (2016 – 2017) progresses.

Spurious correlations