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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....

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...

Setting and aiming to beat your Personal Best (PB). 0

Setting and aiming to beat your Personal Best (PB).

It’s the time of the year for the first end of topic test. In science, students predict how well they think they will perform and then compare this prediction with their actual grade/mark. Research...

What does an excellent IBDP Science Internal Investigation look like? 0

What does an excellent IBDP Science Internal Investigation look like?

It’s the time of year when grade 12’s are working hard on their internal assessments as the final deadlines draw ever closer. It is often difficult to determine what exactly the IB criteria looks...

Soft technical skills- setting up a potometer to measure the rate of transpiration 0

Soft technical skills- setting up a potometer to measure the rate of transpiration

    The grade 11 HL Biology students reviewed their knowledge of water transport in plants from IGCSE and then went into more depth describing how water travels through the roots in the apoplastic...

The Amazing Sperm race whiteboard time lapse animation 0

The Amazing Sperm race whiteboard time lapse animation

  In G10 Coordinated Science we have been studying human reproduction. To explain the amazing journey the sperm must undertake to fertilise an ovu, the students created time lapse whiteboard animations and added their...

Immune Response mini whiteboard animation videos 0

Immune Response mini whiteboard animation videos

    This week in G9 Coordinated Science Biology the students used a cartoon strip template to storyboard an animation explaining how the immune system protects us from pathogens (disease causing microorganisms). They were...

Modeling the Carbon Cycle 0

Modeling the Carbon Cycle

      This week in G9 Coordinated Science the students used a number of everyday science objects such as a toy car, a plant, a “factory box”, crude oil, soil, animal organ models...

Inside Natures Giants- The Giraffe 0

Inside Natures Giants- The Giraffe

    This final week before Christmas in G9 Biology, we observed a lung dissection and watched an extended giraffe dissection video. The dissection focused on the evolutionary adaptations of the circulatory and muscular...

Modeling the Digestive Process: DIY faeces 0

Modeling the Digestive Process: DIY faeces

      This week in coordinated science, we used every day lab apparatus to model the digestive process. The apparatus above was used to show the journey of an unbalanced breakfast of crisps,...

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