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Grade 11


Cell Biology
1.1: Introduction to cells
1.2: Ultrastructure of cells
1.3: Membrane structure
1.4: Membrane transport

IB Learner Profile Learning Activity
Inquirers Learners investigate the countries that practise the use of stem cells in treating some diseases.
Learners inspect under microscope the different microorganisms found in pond water
Knowledgeable Learners explain the advantages and the issues in the use of embryonic stem cells considering the laws, cultural and religious traditions in Southeast Asia and the Western countries.
Learners analyse how to apply mathematical operations to compute for conversion of units and magnification.
Learners define different terminologies in this topic.
Thinkers Learners show creative and critical thinking through sharing their argument and their position in the debate.
Communicators Learners express the facts they gathered from their research.
Learners illustrate the microorganisms or cells viewed under microscope
Principled Learners describe the positive impacts of the use of stem cells to treat the disease and the ethical implications of research.
Open-minded Learners distinguish the different sources of stem cells, how it is being harvested and implanted to the person being cured.
Caring Learners discuss how the use of embryonic stem cells can threaten the life of a developing embryo.
Risk-Takers Learners critique the classmate’s argument and facts in the debate activity.
Learners examine different samples of microorganisms from different sources of water
Balanced Learners reflect the advantage of collaboration amongst scientists in different parts of the globe.
Reflective Learners realise that a stem cell can differentiate to many other cells and through this some diseases are medicated.
Learners assess the substances that move in and out of the cells


Grade 12

Main Topic:

Human Physiology
6.1 Digestion and absorption
6.2 The blood system
6.3 Defense against infectious diseases

IB Learner Profile  Learning Activity
Inquirers Learners examine how long starch can be digested by enzymes through varying temperatures.
Knowledgeable Learners discuss the structure of the small intestine, heart and blood vessels and the processes each system performs.
Thinkers Learners analyse the effect of HIV in the human body by interpreting the progression of AIDS.
Communicators Learners express their thoughts by presenting the diagrams and drawings of the structures of the alimentary canal, blood vessels and heart.
Principled Learners decide to answer the past paper questions using their own words and understanding despite the opportunity to access markscheme.
Open-Minded Learners demonstrate the willingness to accept that theories are uncertain. An example of this is how a scientist like William Harvey overturned Galen’s theories.
Caring Learners discuss the cause and consequences of blood clot formation in coronary arteries leading to promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Risk-Takers Learners design an experiment to test the rate of digestion of starch from different sources and antibacterial effect of plant extract to some  microorganisms (I.A).
Balanced Learners decide which strategy best fits them to answer the past paper questions.
Reflective Learners adjust their practices to improve the quality of their lifestyle.


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