Standard Grade Biology - Investigating Cells... what you need to know

Investigating Cells

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NBHS Standard Grade Biology
Study Guide
Investigating Living Cells
The work you have done in this subtopic should enable you to:
explain why cells are often stained before being examined
name the parts of an animal cell and identify them on a diagram
name the parts of a plant cell and identify them on a diagram
describe the differences between a plant cell and an animal cell
describe what each part of an animal cell and a plant cell does
know what specialised cells are and give some examples
Investigating Diffusion
The General Level work you have done in this subtopic should enable you to:
explain what is meant by the term diffusion
describe how the direction in which molecules diffuse depends on their
concentration
give examples of substances which enter or leave cells by diffusion
give a simple description of what happens in osmosis
The Credit Level work you have done in this subtopic should enable you to :

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NBHS Standard Grade Biology
Study Guide
explain what a selectively permeable membrane is
use the terms `selectively permeable' and `water molecule
concentration' to explain what happens in osmosis
describe and explain what happens to animal cells when they are placed in
solutions with different concentrations
describe and explain what happens to plant cells when they are placed in
solutions with different concentrations
explain the terms `turgid' and `plasmolysed'
Investigating Aerobic Respiration
The General Level work you have done in this subtopic should enable you
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NBHS Standard Grade Biology
Study Guide
The Need for Energy
The General Level work you have done in this subtopic should enable you to:
know what happens if someone's energy intake is more than they need or less
than they need
know the difference in the composition of inhaled and exhaled air
identify the parts on a diagram showing the structure of lungs
know the names of the four chambers of the heart and identify them on a
diagram
know where the blood in each…read more

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NBHS Standard Grade Biology
Study Guide
describe the exchange of gases which takes place in the air sacs in the lungs
describe the features which make the lungs efficient gas exchange organs
explain how haemoglobin and oxyhaemoglobin are involved in oxygen
transport
explain how the capillary network allows efficient gas exchange between blood
and surrounding cells…read more

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