IB Biology Practical Investigations/Genetics

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TEACHING IDEAS[edit]

Practical investigations or activities included in this section are intended as a teaching resource rather than an assessment tool. Although all practical hours recorded may be counted on the form 4/PSOW, these activities are probably not suitable for assessment of the IA criteria.


Chromosomes, Genes, Alleles and Mutations


Meiosis


Monohybrid and Dihybrid Crosses


Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology


Gene Linkage and Polygenic Inheritance



ASSESSMENT IDEAS[edit]

These ideas are included as a starting point for teachers planning investigations in this topic. Investigations included here are not endorsed by the IBO and may not match the criteria precisely. Please exercise caution and judgement when selecting IA topics for submission.



CRITERIA FOR FIRST EXAMS MAY 2009

Design


Data Collection and Processing


Conclusion and Evaluation





RECOMMMENDED TEXTS: GENETICS[edit]

  • A Portfolio of Investigations in Biology. Gibson, J. IBID Press, 2001. ISBN 1 876659 009
  • Essential Cell Biology. Alberts, Bray et al. Garland Publishing, 1998. ISBN 0 8153 2971 7



RECOMMENDED WEBSITES[edit]


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