Biolympiads Crash Course

Welcome to the Crash course for the Biology Olympiad which will help you prepare for such competitions like USABO and IBO, delivered to you by Biolympiads! This course is specifically designed for the Biology Olympiad preparation. Note it's not an introductory course to biology and you are expected to have a solid foundation in biology before you take this course.

In this course, we will present the most important plant biology concepts that you should know for the Biology Olympiad. We prepared the Crash Course following the official distribution of topics in the International Biology Olymapiad:

  • Animal anatomy and physiology: 25%
  • Cell Biology: 20%
  • Genetics and Evolution: 20%
  • Plant anatomy and physiology: 15%
  • Ecology: 10%
  • Ethology: 5%
  • Biosystematics: 5%

What you’ll learn

  • Plant biology
  • Plant anatomy and physiology
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Zoology
  • Cell biology
  • Biotechnology techniques
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Ethology

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • General biology

Who this course is for:

  • High school students preparing for the biology olympiad

What is included in the course?

You will have access to 8 courses:

  • Plant biology
  • Zoology
  • Human physiology & anatomy
  • Ecology & Ethology
  • Genetics
  • Cell biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology

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About the Course Creator

Hi all! My name is Martyna Petrulyte. I am a edupreneur passionate about biology and science education. I participated in the International Biology Olympiad 2012 in Singapore and International Biology Olympiad 2013 in Switzerland. In addition, three times in a row I won a gold medal in the Lithuanian National Biology Olympiad (LitBO).

I obtained my BSc (Hons) degree in Biomedical sciences (Anatomy) in 2017 from the University of Aberdeen, UK. In 2018, I published my first book, ‘How to Prepare for the Biology Olympiad and Science Competitions‘. In 2023, I graduated from Clemson University with an MSc in Biological Sciences.

How to Prepare for the Biology Olympiad and Science Competitions

Science competitions test a student’s level of knowledge, power of scientific reasoning, and analytical thinking outside of the regular school curriculum. A systematic approach and smart study regimen are both required to get good results in science competitions. In this book, you will find many tips and tricks for how to study and prepare for science olympiads. Moreover, you will learn how to:

• boost your motivation

• cope with failures and anxiety before the tests

• defeat procrastination

• manage your time

• memorize information quicker and more effectively

• organize your study material

• read a science textbook

• plan your study schedule

• develop practical skills

• get into and survive in the lab.

Furthermore, you will find essential test-taking strategies for tackling the olympiad exams and example-based tips on how to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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