Biology A.S 1.5 - Mammal as a Consumer

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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


Idil Ismail


That was quite useful, plus the diagrams were great

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