ISBN 9781954760042

Guiding IB educators towards success

Peak inside the MYP Sciences Teacher Toolkit !

A few samples of the many resources available to you 




Your digital workbook is designed to help expand your work on the core concepts within each online session. A wide range of activities, real classroom examples, infographics, and self-assessments will help enhance your understanding of each concept as it relates to your specific DP and MYP subjects.

Each digital workbook is downloadable and may be be printed when you begin your Ibtrove session. Consider it your unique repository of observations and reflections that you can share with students, peers, or as a reference tool while you navigate your IB school year.

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Inside the IB MYP Sciences Teacher Toolkit Structure

SESSION 1 - MYP Science Planning

1.0 MYP Sciences Planning
1.1 Building your Unit of Inquiry
1.2 Related Concepts
1.3 Global Contexts
1.4 Statement of Inquiry
1.5 Inquiry
1.6 Inquiry in the Classroom
1.7 Scope & Sequence

SESSION 2 - MYP Science Teaching

2.0 Introduction to Unit Plan
2.1 Teaching Change
2.2 Teaching Relationships
2.3 Teaching Systems

SESSION 3 - MYP Science Assessment

3.0 The Role of Assessment
3.1 Types of Assessment
3.2 Planning & Developing Assessments
3.3 Creating Rubrics

SESSION 4 - MYP Science The Approaches and the MYP Core

4.0 Introduction to the MYP Approaches & Core
4.1 The Approaches
4.2 Approaches to Learning
4.3 Approaches to Teaching
4.4 The MYP Core
4.5 Projects
4.6 Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning
4.7 Assessment

SESSION 5 - MYP Science Appendix Science Foundations

5.0 Appendix Foundations of MYP Sciences
5.1 Foundations of the Sciences
5.2 The Aims
5.3 The Objectives



Karen East

Christa Lundberg

Brad Opfer

MYP Coordinator and MYP Science Educator

Karen has been teaching since 1989. She currently serves as the MYP Coordinator and MYP Science teacher at a school in Colorado. She worked with her school to become an IB World School from the candidate phase through programme evaluation. She has her BS from Colorado State University and her MA in Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. She is an executive board member of IBARMS and volunteers as an IBEN workshop leader, school verification and evaluation team member, and MYP consultant. She wants to extend a special thanks to her daughter, Katy East, for her contributions as an IB teacher as she worked on this Edtrove project.

MYP Science Educator

Christa taught for 28 years before recently retiring. Christa taught all grades 6-12 at some point in her career; however, the majority of those years were spent teaching MYP science to 8th graders. Christa received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and her Master of Arts in Teaching both from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO. Christa has volunteered as a workshop leader, school verification and evaluation team member, Building Quality Curriculum evaluator, and consultant since 2001.

IB Leadership Educator

Brad is an experienced international educator with a demonstrated history of teaching excellence and innovation. He enjoys challenging and inspiring his Mathematics students to achieve meaningful goals and live a fulfilling life.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How does the toolkit help me with IA & EA?

This toolkit includes both content to deepen your knowledge of the assessments and 30+ downloadable resources on the EAs and IA. This includes:

Explanations and examples of how to conduct your IA including scheduling the IOs, preparing your guiding questions, and sample subsequent questions that can best support your students.
Detailed information on using the rubric to grade your students' assessments.
Assessment samples to practice your marking.
Lesson activities to help you prepare your students for the IO, Paper 1, Paper 2, and the HL Essay.

Can an experienced MYP Sciences teacher benefit from using the IB toolkit?

Definitely! With over 50+ printable resources and lots of classroom ideas and expert advice, our toolkit includes a wide variety of ideas to spark your creativity and get you excited about teaching MYP Sciences.

Can I use this for all my teachers at my school and district?

Yes! This MYP Sciences toolkit is designed to work with our other Ibtrove toolkits so all your teachers deepen their knowledge in their IB subject and have classroom examples and downloadables to use in their classroom.

Bundle this toolkit with our other Ibtrove toolkits to create a customized learning plan for your teachers!