This category contains Biology form 1 notes as aggregated from the various high school approved text books, including KLB,etc. It covers the entire Biology form 1 syllabus, for the preparation of national and local exams.
Definition of Biology | Branches of Biology | Importance of biology | Characteristics of Living Organisms | Collection of Specimen | Comparison Between Plants and Animals Definition of Biology - What is Biology? | Branches of Biology |Importance of biology | Characteristics of Living Organisms | Nutrition | Respiration | Gaseous Exchange | Excretion | Growth and Development Reproduction | Irritability |Movement |Collection of Specimen | Sweep net |Fish net |Pooter | Bait trap| Pit fall trap | Pair of forceps |Specimen bottles |Magnifying lens |Precautions During Collection and Observation of Specimen |Comparison Between Plants and Animals |
External features used in classification | Importance of Classification | Historical background of Classification | Taxonomic Units of Classification | Scientific Naming of Living Organisms | Rules of Binomial Nomenclature | Introduction | External features used in classification | External features of plants used in classification |External features of animals used in classification |Importance of Classification |Historical background of Classification |Taxonomic Units of Classification |Scientific Naming of Living Organisms |Rules of Binomial Nomenclature |Origin of Scientific Names |
The Light Microscope | Cell Structures as seen under the Light and Electron Microscope | Structure and Functions of the Cell Organelles | Comparison between Plant Cells and Animal Cells | Cell Specialization/Cell Differentiation | Tissues | Organs | Organ System The Light Microscope | Parts of a Microscope | Handling and Care of the Microscope | How to use the Microscope | Cell Structures as seen under the Light and Electron Microscope | Cell Structure under Light Microscope | The Cell as seen under the Electron Microscope |Structure and Functions of the Cell Organelles | Comparison between Plant Cells and Animal Cells | Cell Specialization/Cell Differentiation |Tissues |Organs | Organ System |
Structure of the Membrane | Properties of the cell membrane | Physiological Processes of the Cell membrane | Diffusion | Osmosis | Active Transport Introduction |Structure of the Membrane | Properties of the cell membrane| Physiological Processes of the Cell membrane |Diffusion | Demonstration of the Process of Diffusion using Potassium Manganate (VII) |The Role of Diffusion in Living Organisms |Factors Affecting the Rate of Diffusion |Osmosis |Demonstration of Osmosis Using a Visking Tubing |Explanation of Osmosis, Osmotic Pressure & Osmotic Potential |Water Relations in Animals |Water Relations in Plants |Role of Osmosis in Organisms |Factors Affecting the Rate of Osmosis |Active Transport |Role of active transport in living organisms |Factors affecting the rate of Active Transport |
Modes of Nutrition | Autotrophism | Chemicals of Life | Carbohydrates | Lipids | Proteins | Enzymes | Heterotrophism | Digestion | Importance of Vitamins, Mineral Salts, Roughage and Water in Human Nutrition | Factors affecting energy |Introduction |Modes of Nutrition |Autotrophism |Importance of Photosytnthesis |External Leaf Structure | Internal Leaf Structure |Adaptations of the Leaf to Photosynthesis | Raw Materials for Photosynthesis |Conditions for Photosynthesis |Photosynthesis Process |Testing for Starch in a Leaf|Factors Affecting the Rate of Photosynthesis |Experiment to Investigate the Gas Produced During Photosynthesis| Experiments on Factors Necessary for Photosynthesis |Chemicals of Life |Carbohydrates |Lipids |Proteins |Enzymes | Heterotrophism |Modes of Heterotrophism |Dentition |Classes of Holozoic Heterotrophs |Dental Formula |Dental Diseases |Dental Hygiene |Digestion |Digestion in the Mouth |Digestion in the Stomach Digestion in the Ileum |Absorption Egestion |Assimilation |Importance of Vitamins, Mineral Salts, Roughage and Water in Human Nutrition |Factors affecting energy requirements in humans