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PSG funds replacement of scientific equipment

  • Written by Mary Anne Suzuki

In October of last year (2017) the Science Department was in panic! The water still for preparing distilled water had broken down irretrievably. In constant use since the original purchase in 2004 it chose the moment before the IB Biology Individual Investigations to stop working. Faced with purchasing large volumes of distilled water at great expense from the chemical supplier or replacing the machine with a new one to supply distilled water more cheaply in-house, the Science Department looked into the cost of replacement. With insufficient funds in the Science Department budget, the school temporarily funded the replacement purchase and suggested that we approach the Parent Support Group (PSG). As is often the case, the PSG came to the rescue!

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Saint Maur Yokohama Science Frontier High School Research Day

  • Written by Dr Suzuki

Saint Maur International School welcomed six students from Yokohama Science Frontier high School (YSFH) to take part in the practical phase of the IB Group 4 (Science/IT) project, held at the Saint Maur Science Centre on 20th October 2017. Grade 12 students formed inter-disciplinary Science groups and investigated a topic of their choice on the theme of ‘uncertainty’. Students designed the experimental protocol themselves, set up the apparatus, recorded data and wrote up a short report on their findings. International mindedness is a key component of all IB Group 4 subjects.

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IB Biology - IA Presentations

  • Written by Dr Erard

The Internal Assessment is one of the most substantial tasks that are required from IB Science students, regardless of their level. In order to help fellow incoming IB Scientists, this year's Grade 12 HL Biologists decided to present the fruit of their many hours of dedicated work.

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