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DP science ecosystem investigation

As part of their IBDP coursework, grade 11 and 12 students studying biology, geography and environmental systems & societies (ESS) must fulfil certain hours of fieldwork in order to successfully complete the Internal Assessment (IA) portion of their studies. In September, sixty-nine grade 12 students travelled to Rompin and Rawa Island in Malaysia for five days to conduct their fieldwork.

by CIS Communications

9 Nov 2022

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Units of Inquiry (UOI) in action

​From building machines to investigating food sources, a Unit of Inquiry (UOI) sees children learning about significant concepts (or big ideas). While exploring the unit’s central idea, students learn specific elements from the core subjects and form their own connections between what they are learning and how it relates to the world around them; in essence, students don’t just learn, they learn how to learn.

by CIS Communications

15 Nov 2022

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Countering biodiversity loss, CIS alumna Miya F. and team launch Synature

Seen as a predatory threat against livestock, wild wolves are often lost to culling. This harrowing fact caught the attention of CIS alumna Miya F. (Class of 2018) and her classmates, who wanted to find a way that will enable the peaceful coexistence between humans and wildlife.

by CIS Communications

24 Nov 2022

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Grade 8 composer Tori H. shares her inspiration

​Every cloud has a silver lining. This rings true for grade 8 student Tori H. in her new original composition, where she transformed her low moods into beautiful music as part of her summative assessment.

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Countering biodiversity loss, CIS alumna Miya F. and team launch Synature

Seen as a predatory threat against livestock, wild wolves are often lost to culling. This harrowing fact caught the attention of CIS alumna Miya F. (Class of 2018) and her classmates, who wanted to find a way that will enable the peaceful coexistence between humans and wildlife.

Learning

Units of Inquiry (UOI) in action

​From building machines to investigating food sources, a Unit of Inquiry (UOI) sees children learning about significant concepts (or big ideas). While exploring the unit’s central idea, students learn specific elements from the core subjects and form their own connections between what they are learning and how it relates to the world around them; in essence, students don’t just learn, they learn how to learn.

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