Sunday, July 18, 2010


I'm an avid reader of mostly Young Adult fiction. I especially love to read adventure and spy novels and the occasional ChickLit.

CHERUB by Robert Muchamore

Henderson's Boys again, by Robert Muchamore

Kiki Strike series by Kirsten Miller

Click by Linda Sue Park

Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine

Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling (mega-duh!)

Missing Persons by M.E Rabb

Thieves Like Us by Stephen Cole

Little Brother by Corey Doctorow

13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

Borderland by Rosanne Hawke

Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter

Spy Girl series by Carol Hedges

Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz

Bad Kitty series by Michelle Jaffe

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

IB Biology

Biology Past Papers (SL and HL) Download as pdf files
Biology for Life Skyline HS IB Biology site. Full of extremely useful links, syllabus notes and questions.
Biology IA Explanation of each criterion (D, DCP, CE, MS, PS) and what you should do to obtain the best marks possible. Note: when on page scroll to the middle to find the links.
Click4Biology: IB Biology 2009-10 Syllabus answers for all topics and most options (B, C, D, F and G aren't availabe).
ITS Biology Student Resources A resource page with even more links!
OSC IB Revision Guides-IB Biology Sample pages (pdf) to use as revision
Online Biology Textbook not the best resource but worth referring to for extra reading or understanding concepts
Biology Animations extremely fascinating animations, with many small notes during each animation. Covers the main topics studied in Biology (regardless of IB or not)
Intense Cogitation a variety of notes categorised by syllabus points.

One study guide which I use and would highly recommend is Biology for the IB Diploma. With simplified text and organised pages, it's a great reference to use either for revison, reinforce understanding or just to read up on some material before starting a new unit of study.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

IB Chemistry

Practice Chemistry Tests multiple choice questions, excellent for test prep
Ms. Wiseman's IB Chemistry links to topics which have more links to notes and quizzes
Dr. Vernon (Skyline HS) Chemistry links to classwork and homework questions and notes (note: things here are very specific to what Dr. Vernon has taught in their class. Links may or may not help).
Data booklet MS Word document, useful for general chemistry work
IB Chemistry Wikibook summaries and notes on each topic and option in the syllabus
IB Chem a site for SL and HL Chemistry with syllabus, practical/lab design notes, chemistry EE and Group IV project help.
Intense Cogitation revision notes and practicals

Bad :(

I've been terrible towards the upkeep of this blog!
Soon, I will hopefully provide helpful links and maybe even past papers and marking schemes for IB students (for the subjects which I am taking only).
And of course, chronicle my IB journey (haha, sounds weird to me).