Category: biology

Excellence Exhibition and Grade 8 Science Fair 0

Excellence Exhibition and Grade 8 Science Fair

                      On Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March, the Senior School Science Department organized and hosted its second Science Investigation Fair, and Excellence Exhibition....

Its that time of year again…The Double Helix Science Club 0

Its that time of year again…The Double Helix Science Club

    The Double Helix Science Club is for young and inspiring scientists to explore science beyond our G7&8 science curriculum. It is for students that may have an interest in STEM (science, technology,...

Welcome back to Senior School Science 0

Welcome back to Senior School Science

  The Senior School Science Department extends a warm welcome to all returning and new students. We hope all students are well rested over the summer holiday and are excited about another inquisitive year...

Creating whiteboard summary flashcards for end of year revision 0

Creating whiteboard summary flashcards for end of year revision

This week the grade 11 biologists made whiteboard summary flashcards on all subtopics studied this year. All the summaries were photographed and shared with the class. Students can review the pictures ona regular basis...

Immune System whiteboard Animation Videos 0

Immune System whiteboard Animation Videos

The grade 9 biologists have started revision for the end of year exams. This week we reviewed the. Immune system by rewatching the whiteboard animation videos the students made earlier this year. 

Introducing the Group 4 Project theme: Bad Science 0

Introducing the Group 4 Project theme: Bad Science

This year’s theme is Bad Science. To introduce this theme to the students the science department set up a number of stations highlighting everyday examples of Bad Science. Students moved station to station considering...

Modelling Evolution through Natural Selection 0

Modelling Evolution through Natural Selection

The grade 11 biologists followed up their research on the evidence for evolution by modelling Darwins theory of natural selection. They used different shaped tweezers, spatulas and test tube tongs to act as different...

Evolution: The Greatest Show on Earth 0

Evolution: The Greatest Show on Earth

 This week in grade 11 biology we started to study topic 5: Evolution. We discussed the differences between facts and theories bringing in some thoughts from the Theory of knowledge coutse. We understood that...

How does energy flow through food chains?  0

How does energy flow through food chains? 

The grade 9 biologists have started studying the final grade 9 biology topic on ecosystems and human influences. To model the flow of energy through food chains we roleplayed the transfer of water (energy)...

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