IB Chemistry IA Example

IB Chemistry IA Example Courseworks

Past IA’s with Marking Rubrics and Examiner Comments

IB Chemistry IA Example

Below are a list of availble past IB Chemistry IA example courseworks from the IBO website. They are complete works submitted along with marks, marking rubrics and examiner comments.

IB Chemistry IA Examples

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1 - Factors effecting the boiling and melting points in organic homologous series

Mark: 22/24

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2 - The effect of halogen atom substitution on bond angles in halogenated compounds

Mark: 19/24

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3 - Positive inductive effect of methyl groups in nine simple alcohols

Mark: 17/24

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4 - An investigation into the dependence of egg protein denaturation on temperature

Mark: 19/24

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5 - Impact of increased water acidity on coral reefs based on a study of the kinetics of CaCO3 and HCl

Mark: 18/24

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6 - A study of the saponification reaction of olive oil

Mark: 19/24

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7 - Investigating the oxidative rancidity of polyunsaturated oils

Mark: 19/24

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8 - The enthalpy of combustion of alcohols

Mark: 12/24

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9 - Investigating lipids suitable for manufacturing soap for a school project

Mark: 14/24

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10 - Effect of cooking time on chlorophyll degradation

Mark: 14/24

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11 - Hydrolysis of PVA

Mark: 19/24

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12 - Ion absorption properties of sodium polyacrylate

Mark: 20/24

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13 - Catalysis of iodine clock reaction

Mark: 21/24

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15 - Boiling points of binary mixtures

Mark: 20/24

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16 - Effect of red wine tannin concentration on methylene blue oxidation

Mark: 23/24

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17 - Oxidation of luminol

Mark: 23/24

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18 - Reaction kinetics of hydrolysis of sucrose using polarimetry

Mark: 22/24

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