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Table. 3.

The organization and features of PSOW[16].

PSOW Assessment Feature
Practicals × Consists of experiments to confirm important physics concepts in each unit Required practicals: SL - 8 topics, HL - 10 topics
IA Some of the possible tasks include:

a hands-on laboratory investigation

using a spreadsheet for analysis and modelling

extracting data from a database and analysing it graphically

producing a hybrid of spreadsheet/database work with a traditional hands-on investigation

using a simulation, provided it is interactive and open-ended Some task may consist of relevant and appropriate qualitative work combined with quantitative work.

G4P ×

Students from different group 4 subjects work together on a scientific or technological topic, allowing for concepts and perceptions from across the disciplines

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