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SS1: BIOLOGY - 1ST TERM

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  1. Introduction to Biology | Week 1
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Recognizing Living Things | Week 2
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Organisation of Life | Week 3
    3 Topics
  4. Classification of Living Organisms | Week 4
    7 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Kingdom Prokaryotae / Monera & Kingdom Protista | Week 5
    3 Topics
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    3 Quizzes
  6. Kingdom Fungi & Kingdom Plantae | Week 6
    9 Topics
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    2 Quizzes
  7. Kingdom Animalia I | Week 7
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Kingdom Animalia II | Week 8
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  9. The Cell | Week 9
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  10. The Cell Structure and Functions | Week 10
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  11. The Cell and its Environment | Week 11
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  12. Nutrition in Plants | Week 12
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Plants Vs. Animals

Characteristics:Plants:Animals:
Nutrition:Mode of nutrition is autotrophic i.e. they can make their own through photosynthesis.Mode of nutrition is heterotrophic or holozoic i.e. they depend on plants and other animals for food.
Movement:They are usually rooted and movement is limited to some parts of the plant.They can move from one place to another with the help of organs for locomotion.
Growth:Growth is apical i.e at the root & shoot tips, & continuous throughout its life span.All parts of the organism grow and stop at the adult stage.
Irritability:Responds slowly to stimulus.Responds faster to stimuli.
Specialized
Organs:
Lack of specialized organs for excretion, respiration and coordination.Possesses specific organs for excretion, respiration and coordination.
Cells:– Presence of cellulose.
– Cell wall vacuoles are present and usually large.
– Centrioles absent.
– Absence of cell cellulose.
– Cell wall Vacuoles are usually absent, when present, are usually small in size.
– Centrioles are present.
Shape:Have no fixed number of parts.
They usually have branches.
They are usually compact with a fixed number of parts.
Sense Organs:Sense organs are absent.Sense organs are present.
Storage of Carbohydrates:Excess carbohydrate is stored as starch.Excess carbohydrate is stored as glycogen.

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