IB Biology Practical Investigations/Microbes and Biotechnology
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.
Diversity of Microbes
Microbes and the Environment
Microbes and Biotechnology
Microbes and Food Production
Metabolism of Microbes
Microbes and Disease
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
Data Collection and Processing
Conclusion and Evaluation
RECOMMENDED TEXTS: MICROBES AND BIOTECHNOLOGY