HL Biology Drawings (SKILLS) - practice 2016

These are a set of drawings needed for the 2016 syllabus for HIGHER level, although Standard level are also welcome to use it. All the diagrams are there (and more). The images used come from Google and Bioninja. There's a space next to each image/diagram so that you can practice drawing the diagrams because yes, that will possibly come up in the exams. Good Luck and I hope you find it useful.

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HL Biology Diagram/drawings­DISCLAIMER: All images were derived from Google and Bioninja
1. Drawing of the eukaryotic cells based on electron micrographs (plants and animals)

2. Drawing of the prokaryotic cell based on electron micrographs

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3. Interpretation of the electron micrographs to identify organelles and deduce the function of
specialized cells

4. Drawing of the fluid mosaic model

5. Analysis of evidence from electron microscopy that led to the proposal of the Davson-Danielli

6. Drawing molecular diagrams of glucose, ribose, saturated fatty acid and,…

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7. Drawing molecular diagram to show formation of a peptide bond

8. Drawing simple diagrams of the structure of single nucleotides of DNA and RNA, using circles,

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pentagons and rectangles to represent phosphates, pentoses and bases.

9. Drawing an absorption spectrum for chlorophyll and an action spectrum for photosynthesis

10. Drawing diagrams to show the stages of meiosis resulting in the formation of four haploid cells.

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11. Quantitative representations of energy flow using pyramids of energy.

12. Construct a drawing for the carbon cycle

13. Construction of a dichotomous key for use in identifying specimens

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14. Production of an annotated diagram of the digestive system.

15. Identification of tissue layers in transverse sections of the small intestine viewed with a
microscope or in a micrograph.

16. Analysis of oscilloscope traces showing resting potentials and action potentials.

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17. Annotate diagrams of the male and female reproductive system to show names of structures and

18. Annotation of a diagram of a mitochondrion to indicate adaptations to its functions

Inner membrane: Folded into cristae to increase surface area for electron transport chain
Intermembrane space: Small space between inner…

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19. Annotation of a diagram to indicate the adaptations of a chloroplast to its function

20. Drawing the structure of a primary xylem vessel in sections of stems based on microscope

21. (optional) Model of water transport in xylem using simple apparatus

22. Drawing internal structure of seeds

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23. Drawing half-views of animal pollinated flowers

24. Drawing diagrams to show chiasmata formed by crossing over

25. Annotation of a diagram of the human elbow


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