November Term Test

Dear S2, here I list the contents you need to revise for the coming Term Test

Biology Book + blogs ( mine and yours )

  • Chapter 7        Animal Nutrition  

Diet. Energy needs. Nutrients. Vitamins. Minerals. Fibre. Fat and heart disease. Obesity. Vitamin C: foods that contain it, why it is needed and deficiency disease. Vitamin D: foods that contain it and why it is needed. Calcium and iron: foods that contain them and why they are needed. Calcium deficiency disease

Digestion. Mechanical and chemical digestion.

Teeth. Types of teeth. Dental decay. Gum disease.

The alimentary canal. The mouth. The oesophagus. The stomach. The small intestine.  Adaptations of the small intestine for absorbing digested  nutrients. Absorption of digested food. The large intestine. Diarrhoea.

Assimilation.

REMEMBER KEY WORDS!!

  • Chapter 11      Gas exchange in humans

Gas exchange surfaces. The human breathing system. The pathway to the lungs. Nose and mouth. Trachea. Bronchi. Alveoli. Gas exchange in the lungs. Comparison of inspired and expired air ( oxygen, carbon dioxide, water content and temperature). Exercise and breathing rate. Acivities 11.2, 11.3 and 11.8

REMEMBER KEY WORDS!!

 

  • Chapter 12    Excretion

Excretory products. Egestion and excretion.

Nitrogenous waste.

The human excretory system. Kidneys. Urine formation. Bladder.

REMEMBER KEY WORDS!!

 

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November Term Test

Dear Kids, here I list the contents you need to revise for the coming Term Test

Biology Book + blogs ( mine and yours )

Entries:

  • Project on Charles Darwin
  • Human Reproduction
  • Project on Human Reproduction

 

Biology Book

Chapter 17. Human Reproduction

  • The menstrual cycle. Puberty.
  • Birth control. Natural methods. Chemical methods. Mechanical methods. Surgical methods.
  • Sexually transmitted infections. Preventing HIV transmission. Through sexual intercourse. Through blood contact

 

Chapter 19.   Variation and natural selection.

  • Variation. Continuous and discontinuous variation. Genetic varaiation. Causes of genetic variation. Mutations. Mutagens.
  • Adaptive features. 
  • Selection. Charles Darwin and his Theory of Evolution. Variation. Over – production.  Struggle for existence. Survival of the fittest.  Advantageous characteristics passed on to offspring. Gradual change.

 

Practical skills

How to determine ph using:

ph paper

red and blue litmus paper

red cabbage indicator

 

 

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Do you know histograms?

Sometimes, when studying Biology, we need to read or draw histograms to share information.

But, what are histograms?

 

Now, let´s look at page 250 in our Biology Book and answer Act 19.1

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3 Kingdoms Classification

Let.s watch these videos and share our opinion and ideas

But what is the difference between domains and kingdoms?

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Biodiversity and its importance

Let´s watch the following videos and share our points of view

Can we do something about it?

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Período de Orientación y Evaluación Diciembre de 2017 – Febrero de 2018

https://www.slideshare.net/colegiolascumbres/original-plan-de-trabajo-feb-2018-hoja1Esquema de Contenidos

Plan  de Trabajo

 

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Período de orientación y evaluación Diciembre de 2017 – Febrero de 2018

Esquema de Contenidos

 

Plan de Trabajo

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