BIOLOGY SUMMARY A.S 1.5 - OBJECTIVES 1-8
1. State the functions of living things. (MRS C GREN)
Movement (Skeletal Muscular System) - muscles and bones work together to enable locomotion in order to get food
Respiration (Respiratory System) - supply the blood with oxygen in order for the blood to deliver oxygen to all parts of the body
Sensitivity (Nervous System) - send signals from one cell to others enabling the sense of touch, taste etc.
Growth (Endocrine System) - utilizes hormones and glands to regulate mood, aid growth and development, and repair
Circulation (Circulatory System) - carry oxygen from lungs and aiding the exchange of gasses
Reproduction (Reproductive System) - ensure survival of species, male gamete fuses with egg to produce offspring
Excretion (Excretory System) - removes waste products from the body
Nutrition (Digestive System) - turning food into energy and packaging the residue of what you eat for excretion
2. Identify basic human organs: brain, liver, heart, stomach, intestines, kidneys, bladder, lungs, pancreas, small intestines, gall bladder, rectum, anus
3. Identify the 6 main types of food.
Carbohydrates, protiens, lipids, vitamins, minerals and water.
4. Describe the practical tests for starch, protien, lipids, and glucose
a) Starch test
Iodine solution is used to test for starch. It is a orange/yellow solution and in the presence of starch will…