IB Physics IA Example Courseworks

Past IA’s with Marking Rubrics and Examiner Comments

Below are a collection of Internal Assessments, conducted by previous IB students. They have been marked by official IB examiners and the examiner comments are found below.

IB Physics Example IA's

1 - Determining the charge of an electron using a computer simulation
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Mark: 23/24

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2 - Investigating properties of light-dependent resistors
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Mark: 20/24

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3 - How does the density of water affect single-slit diffraction patterns< of waves?
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Mark: 17/24

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4 - Determining the circumstellar habitable zones of five stars
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Mark: 20/24

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5 - The relationship between suspension length and period of disk rotation
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Mark: 23/24

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6 - An investigation of measuring the permeability of free space constant using simple solenoids and a magnetic field probe
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Mark: 19/24

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7 - Calculating Wien’s constant and evaluating the accuracy of a simulation
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Mark: 17/24

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8 - What is the best mathematical model we can use to describe the expansion of the universe?
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Mark: 19/24

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