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  1. Thank you. Of course, I have started working now, and I am progressing quite well, and I do hope it will bump up my predicted grade, or at least my Grade 12 grades, which is what universities will look at before IB.
  2. Or am I good? I'm in Year 1 right now. My predicted grades are this so far: Math HL: 5 Biology SL: 5 Geography SL: 5 French SL: 6 I want to bump myself up to a 6 in Biology and Geography at the May exams for this year (we do two of our SLs in Year 1, and the HLs and French in Year 2), and I'm working and making good progress towards that so far (I've been doing much better than last semester). I also started HL Chemistry and HL English this semester, and I want to work as hard as I can for both and score a 6 or 7 (I know it's difficult, but I'm working at it). But should I still be worrying?
  3. Hi. This doesn't specifically apply to Geo, but could apply to other subjects. I've been doing my Geo IA for the past month, and I had to hand part of it in just for my teacher to get feedback last semester. A week before, I freaked that my IA was doomed and will fail miserably for no reason, and I've been feeling that way ever since, even though I got a decent mark on the part I handed in (7.5/12, doesn't count for the final IA mark). I'm literally scared to even look at it since it gets me all tense and I start freaking out. I know this fear of my Geo IA sounds super irrational, but I can't
  4. Hi. This doesn't specifically apply to Geo, but could apply to other subjects. I've been doing my Geo IA for the past month, and I had to hand part of it in just for my teacher to get feedback last semester. A week before, I freaked that my IA was doomed and will fail miserably for no reason, and I've been feeling that way ever since, even though I got a decent mark on the part I handed in (7.5/12, doesn't count for the final IA mark). I'm literally scared to even look at it since it gets me all tense and I start freaking out. I know this fear of my Geo IA sounds super irrational, but I can't
  5. Yes! I've watched Reply 1997! I still have to watch 1994, though, but yes, it is awesome! And yes, the songs are also amazing. And that is so cool that you are from Busan! Please don't mind me asking, but can you do the accent? But still, really cool! Most of the Korean transfers I tutor are from Seoul, so I'm more familiar with how people are there, but the countryside seems really fascinating! (I've been into Korean countryside stuff thanks to Big Bang's Seungri who's from Gwangju ) I'm a total DBSK lover! I obsess over them so much! I still listen to Big Bang, but not as much the other YG
  6. Some of the people I follow on Twitter think it's cool to turn their Instagram into flippin' Food Network. Like bro, seriously, I don't care that you're eating a Big Mac at 1:32 pm (really tho? Big Mac? How unhealthy can you get?), and I'm positive no one else cares either. So many links to their Instagram where you'd expect to find something cool, but instead it's a pathetic-looking cheesecake or something (I love cheesecake, but if I wanted to post a picture of it, I would make sure it wasn't a measly crumb the size of Thumbelina) And I never understood why people do duck faces. It's just lo
  7. The Internet.... I have such a love-hate relationship with it. But if I were to be more specific, I would say: - Tumblr (all the memes, gifs, and other awesome stuff just mesmerizes me) - Twitter (it's looking up one person's Twitter, then reading all their tweets and checking out all their followers. Yes I creep on Twitter, we all do it!) - Youtube (I've subscribed to way too many Youtubers to not get distracted, and I don't have the heart to unsubscribe) - Fanfiction (I live for it) I also partake in other useless activities like walking up and down the stairs, drinking water, grabbing midni
  8. Or K-drama lovers as well! I've been listening to Kpop for the past three years, and I've recently been getting into K-Indie, where there are quite a lot of talented artists and amazing music, which makes for some sweet study music (Both Kpop and K-Indie artists have funny names though...)! I'm not too much into K-hiphop, but I've heard some of it and it's pretty awesome ! Anyone else into K-stuff or J-stuff? I barely even have time to keep up with my favourite idols and artists these days, because of IB... I've been literally having withdrawals, since I used spend all my time on YT, allkpop,
  9. Basically, we have glucose solutions of varying glucose concentrations, and we mix it with some yeast solution in a respiration chamber and time the reaction for 120 seconds. During the reaction, we used a CO2 sensor to collect the amount of carbon dioxide released from the reaction. The CO2 sensor is connected to an interface, which shows the amount of carbon dioxide in the chamber during each second. After the 120 seconds, the interface stops recording, and the CO2 sensor is taken out and the respiration chamber is emptied and cleaned. The same thing is repeated for four more conditions. The
  10. Yes, oh my goodness yes! I read it way too much for an IB student. Gosh, all those Bio classes reading Lord of the Rings fanfictions... I do ship sometimes, but only if I feel it's.... feasible, I guess? I can't describe perfectly, but it has to make sense in a way (AKA I honestly do not think Harry/Snape, Dramoine or Drapple or whatever makes sense at all, it's just downright weird and impossible), and some LOTR fics I've read make me want to curl up in a corner and cry about the future of humanity (gosh, these crazy perverted 13-year-old girls have such an imagination!). I do read LOTR fics
  11. Basically, we have glucose solutions of varying glucose concentrations, and we mix it with some yeast solution in a respiration chamber and time the reaction for 120 seconds. During the reaction, we used a CO2 sensor to collect the amount of carbon dioxide released from the reaction. The CO2 sensor is connected to an interface, which shows the amount of carbon dioxide in the chamber during each second. After the 120 seconds, the interface stops recording, and the CO2 sensor is taken out and the respiration chamber is emptied and cleaned. The same thing is repeated for four more conditions. The
  12. Hi! I'm doing a lab on the effect of glucose concentration on the rate of carbon dioxide production by yeast. I'm having a hard time finding limitations/errors in my experiment that aren't human errors, such as not using the amount of glucose solution required, etc. Are there any suggestions on what errors I could include? Thanks!
  13. Thank you so much! But our teacher provided info on the way the glucose was measured, and we could find the uncertainties. I'm not sure why we have to do this, but then again, I've read some past IAs online and it feels like my teachers seem to make us do way more for our IAs. We used an interface and a CO2 sensor. The increments were 1 ppm, so dividing that by two would result in +/- 0.5 ppm. But thanks! Wow, really? A lot of people are doing the same labs, since I even just saw a lab on enzyme rate of reaction, which I've done before as well. Thank you for the link! It was quite useful! He
  14. Pretty much the same thing here in Ontario for me. The SL courses run for two semesters and count for two Ontario high school diploma courses, and the HL courses run for three semesters. It's actually really convenient in case I fail IB, but it does put a lot of pressure into making sure I get great marks every semester.
  15. Hi everyone! I'm creating the data table for my IA experiment and I'm running into a few problems. This IA is about the CO2 production of yeast in relation to the concentration of glucose in a 10mL solution. However, I'm having a hard time calculating uncertainties for the glucose an the CO2. The glucose is given in percents, and the CO2 is ppm (parts per million). For the glucose, would I need to put the uncertainties in mL, or is there a way to calculate uncertainties for percents? And would the uncertainty for ppm be +/- 0.5 ppm? I'm quite confused.... Thanks!
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