IB Chemistry Internal Assessment
This Guide offers an up-to-date and practical approach to achieving the best possible mark for your IBDP Chemistry Internal Assessment.
Guidance on applying the scientific method to your research question
Dos and donts for planning and writing the IA
Tips on what to include in your report and what to avoid
A comprehensive breakdown of the IA assessment criteria
Advice on how to plan your time effectively
50 ideas for possible IA topics
A list of mandatory practical work specified by the IB
Table of uncertainty values for lab equipment without a scale
About the Author
Dave Allen has taught IB Chemistry since 2000. He taught at United World College of South East Asia in Singapore, before returning to the UK in 2008 to teach at Canford School, where he is also Director of Community Action. He has taught Chemistry and TOK for revision, further study, and pre-IB since 2012. Dave co-wrote the Chemistry Question Bank for SmartBacc and writes regularly for the OSC Chemistry blog.