Whitney's iFolio Blog

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Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my iFolio~! Thank you for reading the above sentence. That’s all for now. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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CAS: Demonstrate engagement with issues of global significance

In Model United Nations, I explored numerous global issues such as abortion, undocumented migrants, global warming, and euthanasia among numerous others. MUN was a platform to see issues from the perspectives of different countries and...

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CAS: Demonstrate how to initiate and plan a CAS experience

When planning for my group’s AYP expeditions, we had to plot out a route based on given checkpoints, allocate tent parts and equipment to each person, plan menus and research a purpose… The planning...

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TOK: Religion

What are the difficulties in defining what a Religion is? Over the course of history, numerous sects of belief and forms of worship have arisen; some have fallen into obscurity while others are practiced...

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CAS Goals

How will you/did you challenge yourself? What new skill will you learn/have learned? What existing skill will you develop further/have developed further? What do I want to achieve through my CAS experiences? Since joining...

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Natural Sciences vs Pseudoscience

The difference between science and pseudoscience is that science can provide us with the truth. Evaluate this claim. I think this depends on what one defines as the “truth”. “Natural science”, as it is...

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An Example of a Flawed Human Sciences TOK Presentation

(presentation link here) This presentation was created to deliberately include flaws in either or both data collection and presentation. Factors that reduce reliability/certainty: Sampling bias (limited sample diversity/small sample) Leading questions Observer effect Over/underreporting How...

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CAS Project

My CAS Project: AYP Silver. My purpose and goal in AYP is to develop my skills, adaptability and independence outside of my comfort zone. I also seek to become a better team member. I enjoy hiking and...

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Natural Science vs Other AOKs

What distinguishes the natural sciences from other AOKs? The natural sciences refers to the study of physical aspects of the world as we know it, such as animal physiology, technology or physics. The AOKs...

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TOK: Language

“The vagueness and ambiguity of language always limits the production of knowledge.” Explicit claims: language reduces the clarity of how we view knowledge Implicit claims: language is flawed, specificity in language increases production of...

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TOK: Logic

  In your own words, explain the difference between deductive and inductive logic.   Deductive reasoning makes a conclusion based on a large basis of information, deducting possibilities until reaching said conclusion. Inductive reasoning takes...

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IB Retreat Reflection

The IB Retreat has been a very inspiring and enjoyable experience, that has helped me understand more about (most notably) certainty, university, and the IB. Through a mere two days I feel as if...

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TOK: Emotion

Claim: A good historian strives to be as unemotional as possible, this is the only way to write accurate history. In order to write a completely truthful story, one must consider all the perspectives, elements,...

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TOK: Personal and Shared Knowledge

1)Write a definition of personal knowledge and shared knowledge in your own words Personal and shared knowledge are two general classifications of the knowledge of humankind- personal knowledge is known by the person itself,...

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What Will I Remember From Careers?

What will I remember in 10 years? What have you learnt about yourself? What did the interview teach you? In 10 years, the biggest thing I will most likely remember is how badly I...

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Community and Service 2015-2016

In School: This year, I was part of the Horticulture Club executive team as Vice President.   1. How did you become more aware of your own strengths and areas for growth? Through becoming...

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