Quick Exam Notes Biology

Author: A. B. Terence, Publisher: Singapore Asia Publishers (SAP)
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Quick Exam Notes Science for Upper Secondary are specially compiled to help students prepare for important tests and examinations.

Clear Presentation Format
Notes are presented in point form for ease of understanding and systematic learning. Students will be able to review important concepts and examples quickly.

Useful Illustrations
A variety of diagrams, graphs and tables are included. Students will be able to understand concepts and processes easily through these helpful visual aids.


Contents

CHAPTER 1: Cell Structure and Organisation

  • 1.1 Plant and Animal Cells
  • 1.2 Specialised Cells, Tissues and Organs

CHAPTER 2: Diffusion and Osmosis

  • 2.1 Diffusion
  • 2.2 Osmosis
  • 2.3 Active Transport

CHAPTER 3: Enzymes

  • 3.1 Enzyme Action
  • 3.2 Properties of Enzymes
  • 3.3 The Lock and Key Hypothesis
  • 3.4 Effects of Temperature and pH on Enzyme Activity

CHAPTER 4: Biological Molecules

  • 4.1 Nutrients

CHAPTER 5: Animal Nutrition

  • 5.1 Human Alimentary Canal
  • 5.2 Accessory Organs
  • 5.3 Chemical Digestion

CHAPTER 6: Plant Nutrition

  • 6.1 Photosynthesis
  • 6.2 Leaf Structure

CHAPTER 7: Transport in Flowering Plants

  • 7.1 Vascular Tissue
  • 7.2 Water and Ion Uptake
  • 7.3 Transpiration and Translocation

CHAPTER 8: Transport in Humans

  • 8.1 The Human Circulatory System
  • 8.2 The Heart
  • 8.3 The Blood Tissue
  • 8.4 Arteries, Veins and Capillaries
  • 8.5 Coronary Heart Disease

CHAPTER 9: Respiration

  • 9.1 Aerobic Respiration
  • 9.2 Anaerobic Respiration
  • 9.3 Human Gaseous Exchange
  • 9.4 Smoking

CHAPTER 10: Excretion

  • 10.1 The Mammalian Urinary System
  • 10.2 Urine Formation
  • 10.3 Osmoregulation with Anti-Diuretic Hormone (ADH)
  • 10.4 Kidney Dialysis

CHAPTER 11: Homeostasis

  • 11.1 Structure of the Skin
  • 11.2 Temperature Regulation by Skin

CHAPTER 12: Co-ordination and Response

  • 12.1 Nervous System
  • 12.2 Reflex Action
  • 12.3 The Eye
  • 12.4 Hormones

CHAPTER 13: Reproduction in Plants

  • 13.1 Asexual Reproduction
  • 13.2 Sexual Reproduction in Plants
  • 13.3 Pollination
  • 13.4 Fertilisation

CHAPTER 14: Sexual Reproduction in Humans

  • 14.1 Male Reproductive System
  • 14.2 Female Reproductive System
  • 14.3 Differences Between Male and Female Gametes
  • 14.4 Menstrual Cycle
  • 14.5 Fertilisation and Development of the Zygote
  • 14.6 Development of the Embryo
  • 14.7 Sexually Transmitted Disease

CHAPTER 15: Cell Division

  • 15.1 Mitosis
  • 15.2 Meiosis

CHAPTER 16: Molecular Genetics

  • 16.1 Structure of DNA
  • 16.2 Genes
  • 16.3 Genetic Engineering

CHAPTER 17: Inheritance

  • 17.1 Common Terms in the Study of Genetics
  • 17.2 Writing Genetic Crosses
  • 17.3 Types of Inheritance
  • 17.4 Variation
  • 17.5 Mutation
  • 17.6 Selection

CHAPTER 18: Organisms and their Environment

  • 18.1 Common Terms Encountered in Ecology
  • 18.2 Energy Flow
  • 18.3 Food Chains and Webs
  • 18.4 Ecological Pyramids
  • 18.5 Carbon Cycle
  • 18.6 Effects of Man on the Ecosystem
  • 18.7 Environmental Biotechnology
  • 18.8 Conservation
More Information
Date of Publication 2015
ISBN 9789814672993
Subject Biology, Science