i really should start my bio now

fuckinqfiction-deactivated20170  asked:

do you have any advice on how to score 5s and 6s in IB biology? im anxious about the exam :/

Hi! 

To be completely honest, I also feel really anxious about the exam (legit feel like IB Biology will wreck our shit). I mean right now you still have time to study and revise last minute, so take a deep breath and go over all the information. It’s really memorization heavy, so I’d start revising most difficult things like physiology and molecular bio (but it depends what you struggle with the most tbh.)

Paper One: Another hella important thing to remember is that in P1 you technically have a 25% chance of picking the right answer on multiple choice. My teacher also went over this haha. You should definitely take your time to choose the right answer and you should go over your exam once you’ve completed it. Sometimes you think you got the right answer but it turns out you didn’t. Also sometimes it may seem like there are two right answers, you have to choose the MOST correct one. The problem with P1 is that the grade boundaries are super high, thats why it’s really easy to mess up on. 

Paper Two: this one is also pretty hard and is worth more than your Paper one and paper three (around 34% of your final mark, where paper one and three are 20% each). When answering the questions, you can write multiple answers. For instance, give an example of a greenhouse gas. You can answer: methane, water vapour and CO2. As long as your answers don’t contradict themselves. For example if you write: In the krebs cycle of cell respiration Acetyl CoA combines with oxaloacetate to form citrate. Oxaloacetate does not use Acetyl CoA from the link reaction to make citrate (wrong). These statements contradict each other and you get no points if you do this. 

Additionally, when you’re unsure about how to answer the long ass essay questions fully, write down everything you know about the topic. EVERYTHING. DNA replication? First start with enzymes, forgot some? Dont worry - mention complimentary base pairing, characteristics of replication etc (you should be mentioning these to begin with, but just write everything you think is relevant, even the small things.) But make sure its relevant but dont be afraid to word vomit when you don’t know the answer. BUT be mindful of the time!!! You have to answer A LOT in the paper (i usually run out of time fast so it’s something i gotta work on too). 

Paper three: Just be careful to read the instructions!!! Seriously, many people last year thought they didn’t need to answer a whole section, and guess what! They did, and if they read the instructions more carefully they would know this!!! You have to answer a bunch of questions before you start your option. Section A is the questions EVERYONE must do, section B of the exam is the options you choose from ONCE you’ve completed section A. This apparently was a huge deal because people thought they didn’t need to answer section A. Example: if you’re doing option C, you will first answer all of SECTION A, and then proceed to Section B, where you choose OPTION C. 

Hope this helps! :) and good luck!

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I’m starting to question the Banner, just because I almost want to show off more of his wings xD; He’s my first dragon with Alloy, after all.

anonymous asked:

Any tips about studying Biology?

When I was doing bio in high school and in my first year of college, I didn’t really do all that I do with subjects now because it just wasn’t as heavy and I didn’t feel like I needed to.

Disclaimer: I’m not saying you should always stick to the following, I’m giving you advice based on what worked for me.

  1. Before you start, set objectives. Know what you need to learn and how you’ll go about learning it. You can make notes or flashcards or study straight from the book… whatever works for you. (My preference is to make notes).
  2. Spend time learning the way you learn best (I do that by explaining things to myself a couple of times).
  3. When you’re confident that you’ve learned everything, close your books/notes/study material and re-explain what you learned.
  4. If you have access to questions or practice tests, do them.
  5. Review regularly. Try as you go along to formulate questions so that you look at the information from different points of view.

Some tips on what you could do before your study sessions to make it easier for yourself:

  • Skim the book/lecture slides/objectives if posted by your instructor before going to class you can follow along easily.
  • Actively listen in class and take notes if you need to (I didn’t need to in HS because everything explained was in the books).
  • Go over the material in the next 24 hours.

Hope this helped! Happy studying :)

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So yeah! Welcome! Welcome to my silly blog for splatoon. This is the place where you can see me throw all my splatoon art from now on. Ask me questions about these characters and I might answer, maybe even draw the answer (I really missed doing these). Or, ask me splatoon related questions too! But be sure to check About&FAQ before sending me any.

Anyway, as you can see things here are still a bit bare… I am still working on the bio pages but those should be up… Soonish.

And while I am planning to do stories in chronological order, I think our green and purple friends will be here from the start. Hehe… *cough* We all know em and love em.

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But yes, I can confirm, there will be a new splatoon comic… SOONISH. A comic called “First Match! Splat Jam vs Vitamin-Ink” is on the making. First three pages are already done. The comic will be very different in style compared to HOI but I think you will like it. ;)c

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I do a lot of doodling and journaling, so those should show up pretty consistently in my original posts. I’m planning on blogging a bit about my traveling and college transition as well ❤️ 

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