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Leckie - INTERMEDIATE 1 BIOLOGY SUCCESS GUID

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14/11/2006
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In addition, extensive colour illustrations, photographs and diagrams help students to grasp important content and to improve subject recall. Top Tips and Quick Tests accompany all topic areas.

Contents

Unit 1: Health and Technology

* The meaning of health
* Physiological measurements
* The heart and blood vessels
* Pulse rate
* Blood pressure
* Blood
* The lungs and breathing
* Physiological measurements of the lungs
* A healthy diet
* Measuring body mass and fat content
* Body temperature and health
* Muscles and reaction time
* Effects of alcohol on the body

Unit 2: Biotechnological Industries

* Dairy industries: milk; yoghurt; cheese
* Yeast-based industries: bread; beer; fermented milk drinks; flavouring and food colouring
* Detergent industries
* Environmental impact of the detergent industries
* Pharmaceutical industries – antibiotics and antifungals
* Industrial production of antibiotics

Unit 3: Growing Plants

* Growing plants from seeds
* Investigating germination
* Methods of sowing seeds
* Sowing seeds
* Vegetative propagation
* Artificial propagation – cuttings
* Artificial propagation – layering
* Conditions for plant growth – composts
* Conditions for plant growth – fertilisers
* Watering plants 1 and 2
* Controlling environmental conditions – temperature
* Controlling environmental conditions – humidity
* Plant maintenance
* Methods of maintaining plants
* Methods of controlling pests and diseases
* Protected cultivation

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