WACE Surfing Human Biology Unit 1

  • Kerri Humphreys
  • Science Press
  • 2017
  • ISBN: 9780855836979

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Description

Each book in the Surfing series contains a summary, with occasional more detailed sections, of all the mandatory parts of the syllabus, along with questions and answers.
All types of questions – multiple choice, short response, structured response and free response – are provided.
Questions are written in exam style so that you will become familiar with the concepts of the topic and answering questions in the required way.
Answers to all questions are included.
A topic test at the end of the book contains an extensive set of summary questions. These cover every aspect of the topic, and are useful for revision and exam practice.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Words to Watch
1 Assumed Knowledge
2 Writing a Practical Report
3 The Modern Light Microscope
4 The Electron Microscope
5 The Stereo Microscope
6 Experiment – The Light Microscope
7 Experiment – Using a Light Microscope
8 Cells, Tissues, Organs and Systems
9 Differentiation and Specialised Cells
10 The Light Microscope and Cell Organelles
11 Experiment – Human Cells
12 The Electron Microscope and Cell Organelles
13 Mitochondria
14 Golgi Bodies
15 Cell Organelles Summary
16 Chemicals in Cells
17 Experiment – Substances in Tissues
18 Development of the Model of the Cell Membrane
19 The Current Plasma Membrane Model
20 Passive Transport
21 Diffusion and Osmosis
22 Active Transport
23 Experiment – Membranes, Diffusion and Osmosis
24 Experiment – Surface Area to Volume Ratio and Diffusion
25 Experiment – Material Exchange and Concentration Gradient
26 Material Exchange and the Nature of the Material
27 Experiment – Surface Area and Rate of Reaction
28 Human Organ Systems
29 Organ and Tissue Transplantation
30 Bioartificial Organs
31 Metabolism
32 Respiration
33 Reactions in Respiration
34 Protein Structure
35 Enzymes
36 Enzymes and Reactions
37 Experiment – Enzyme Activity and pH
38 Experiment – Enzyme Activity and Temperature
39 Experiment – Enzyme Activity and Substrate Concentration
40 Enzymes and Inhibitors
41 Allosteric Activation and Inhibition
42 Enzyme Deficiencies
43 The Respiratory System
44 Gas Exchange, Breathing and Ventilation
45 The Circulatory System
46 The Cardiac Cycle
47 Blood Vessels
48 Case Study – Coronary Occlusion
49 Blood
50 Experiment – Scaled Diagram of Blood Cells
51 Haemoglobin
52 The Lymphatic System
53 Play – In the Blood
54 Donated Blood and its Products
55 Artificial Blood
56 Blood Transfusions
57 The Digestive System
58 Teeth
59 Play – Amino and Lipidet, A Most Lamentable Tragedy
60 Mechanical Digestion
61 Chemical Digestion
62 Accessory Digestive Organs
63 Absorption
64 Elimination
65 The Musculoskeletal System
66 Muscles
67 Musculoskeletal Terminology
68 Joints
69 Paired Muscles
70 Bone
71 Cartilage
72 Osteoporosis
73 Osteoarthritis
74 Excretion, Respiration and Water
75 Excretory Organs
76 Deamination
77 The Kidney
78 Osmosis, Diffusion and Active Transport
79 Renal Dialysis
80 Treatment of Conditions
81 Chemical Monitoring
82 Experiment – Carbon Dioxide and pH
83 CAT and MRI Scans
84 Lifestyle Choices – Exercise and Diet
85 Lifestyle Choices – Drugs
86 Lifestyle Choices – Alcohol
Topic Test
Answers
Index

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