IB Assignment

AOI: Environment.

IB Learner Profile: Principled


  1. Solve the word problem. Please draw the shape, show formulas and your work. Highlight your answer and remember to beautify your work.

  2. Watch the video and read the article (see link below).

  3. Write a reflection about the video and article. Minimum 50 words.

  • Solve the word problem:

In 2004, SeaWorld Orlando had Katina, Kalina, Taima, Taku, Tuar, Tekoa, Ikaika and Tillikum, who was SeaWorld's breeding male, and he had fathered the most calves of all captive orcas. The Show Pool measured: 36 feet deep, 190 feet long and 90 feet wide, while the 2 pools behind the Show Pool measured 36 feet deep, 70 feet in length and 70 ft width (each).

Find the total volume of water that the three tanks could hold in 2004 at SeaWorld Orlando.

  • Write a reflection: (Minimun 50 words)

Can killer whales sue SeaWorld for enslavement? The 20-page complaint asks the U.S. District Court in Southern California to declare that the five whales -- Tilikum, Katina, Corky, Kasatka, and Ulises -- are being held in slavery or involuntary servitude in violation of the 13th Amendment (slavery).