TABLE OF CONTENT
CHAPTER ONE:INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY
Definition of biology.
Branches of biology.
Importance of studying biology.
Characteristics of living organisms.
Comparison between plants and animals.
CHAPTER TWO:CLASSIFICATION 1
Introduction to classification & Magnifying lens.
External features of plants and animals.
Importance of classification.
History of classification & Taxonomic Units of Classification.
Scientific naming of living organisms.
collection of specimen.
CHAPTER THREE:THE CELL
Definition of a cell.
Structure and function of a light microscope.
Handling and Care of the Microscope.
How to use a microscope.
Structure and function of cell organelles.
Comparison between plant cells and animal cells.
Preperation of temporary slide.
estimation of cell size.html.
Cell Specialization/Cell Differentiation.
The cell exercise.
CHAPTER FOUR:CELL PHYSIOLOGY
Meaning of cell physiology.
Water relation in plants and animals.
Role of osmosis in organisms.
Factors affecting the rate of osmosis.
Cell physiology exercise.
CHAPTER FIVE:NUTRITION IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS
Nutrition in plants and animals objectives.
Meaning, importance and types of nutrition.
Type of Autotrophism and importance of photosynthesis .
Adaptations of leaf to photosynthesis
Test for starch in a leaf
Factors affecting the rate of photosynthesis
Chemicals of life
Modes of Heterotrophism
Types of Dentition
Herbivores and Carnivores
Dental diseases and hygiene
Digestion in the mouth,stomach,duodenum and ileum
Egestion ,Caecum and Appendix
Factors affecting energy requirements in humans
Nutrition in plants and animals exercise
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