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Modelling in middle years sciences

By Sarah Phillips At its heart, science is about understanding how matter and energy interact with each other. As simple as it may sound, the number and variety of interactions, and the many scales of time, place and size over which those interactions operate make science a highly complex endeavour. Because of this complexity, models […]

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Biotech Bootcamp sparks interest in science

DP students share their laboratory skills with local middle school students Biotech Bootcamp is not your usual summer camp. Run by Danielle Jensen, IB biology teacher at Biotechnology High School (BTHS), in Monmouth County, New Jersey, in the US, it gives middle school students the chance to try cutting-edge science experiments. The school’s Diploma Programme […]

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It’s time to diversify the tech scene

The founder of 23 Code Street, and IB alumni, Anisah Osman Britton, tells IB World magazine how she is making coding more accessible to women in the UK and India Anisah Osman Britton is challenging the concept that the tech industry is a man’s world. Since completing the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Bilborough College, […]

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Inquiry-based learning and teaching in science education

The main theme running through my research activity is learning and teaching inquiry. I have focused primarily on the most complex level of inquiry – open inquiry. This method of learning inquiry may contribute significantly to understanding the essence of science and to developing scientific thinking. The most important skills that senior IB science students […]

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Next Generation Girls

A collaborative effort between teachers and parents can help highlight the amazing opportunities a STEM career can offer female students, Trudy Norris-Grey tells IB World magazine at the everywoman Forum 2015: Advancing women in Technology event