Which is the best IB physics textbook?
I’d recommend the Oxford physics book (sixth edition) written by Tsokos. It has great worked examples, diagrams, and explanations.
How do I study for Physics IB HL?
HOW TO GET A 7 IN IB PHYSICS: 5 KEY STEPS
- GET TO KNOW THE SYLLABUS! This may surprise you, but the IB Physics syllabus is a relatively simple read-through.
- IDENTIFY YOUR OWN STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES.
- KNOW HOW TO APPROACH TRICKY PROBLEMS.
- KEEP IT PRACTICAL!
- PRACTICE EXAM TECHNIQUE.
Why is IB physics HL so hard?
It’s hard for three reasons: IB Physics requires advanced problem-solving skills. It’s not like other subjects. It requires an underpinning of maths and problem-solving ability before you even think about the physics involved.
What percentage is a 7 in IB physics?
Actually the grade with the highest percentage is a 7. 22% of students will get a 7 in IB Physics, but that’s us looking at all the grades since May 2016.
Should I buy IB textbooks?
Any textbook is good for understanding a concept, but IB textbooks truly shine when you need to know precisely what you are and what you aren’t expected to know for the IB exams. In addition, your main resource should be your teacher’s notes. The only textbook I used for chemistry was the IB Oxford study guide.
What is IB Chemistry HL?
IB Chemistry SL and HL Core. Both IB Chemistry SL and HL cover the first 11 topics (a total of 95 hours), and HL additionally covers topics 12 to 21 (an additional 60 hours). For both levels, you’ll also study one of the four options A-D (15 hours for SL, 25 hours for HL).
How hard is it to get a 7 in HL physics?
Paper 1 Grade Boundaries HL Physics Paper one has 40 marks, 40 questions in it, and 27 of them need to be correct for you to get a 7. That means you can get 13 questions wrong on paper one, and you can still get a 7. Overall you’re looking at a pass rate of 67.5% for a 7 and IB Physics in Paper 1.