Advice for IB History students

Many of us in the northern hemisphere are gearing up for a new school year so I thought that it might be a good idea to offer some thoughts on items that you will find helpful.  Some of these things are very pragmatic, others a bit more philosophical. Always have a pen that works.  History involves a lot of writing – taking notes, writing essays and doing a number of tasks that will help prepare you.  When you arrive in ...

Alternative rules for writing up Chem labs

If you do follow these rules ....Don't submit your lab report for marking or assessment! If an experiment works, something has gone wrong. First draw your curves, then plot your data. To do a lab really well, have your report done well in advance. Teamwork is essential, it allows you to blame someone else. No experiment is a complete failure. At least it can serve as a negative example. Any delicate and expensive piece of glassware will break before any ...