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B2 Cells (Combined Science)

All of B2 Revision notes in downloadable word format and here are the key terms and definitions: Key terms B2

GCSE Bitesize – Cell Activity – covers animal & plant cells, movement in & out of cells & cell division (18m). Science in Focus – Cell Biology – a 19m video.

How about seeing some real cells in action? Here is a Trachelius ciliate feeding on a Campanella ciliate, and here is a Paramecium feeding:

For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank. Powerpoints can be downloaded from the same site here. The s-cool revision site lets you revise the topic, summarizes the topic & tests you on it. Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. 

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B2.1 CELL STRUCTURE

Science Bank 9 (Cells & Tissues): Part 1- Animal Cells (to 4m 25s); Part 2 – Plant Cells (to 9m 10s); you do not need Part 3.

A short video from The Virtual School about cells & specialized cells:

B2.2 MOVEMENT IN & OUT OF CELLS

You only need to know about the first two sections (diffusion):

Ks4 movement in and out of cells from SUSAN MATHEW

IGCSE Bio Topic 8 – Transport in Plants

Topic 8 revision notes in downloadable word format.

For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank.

Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity. 

A introductory lesson in transport systems from Ms Cooper (7m).

Transport in plants from Ruba Din

8.1 TRANSPORT IN PLANTS & 8.2 WATER UPTAKE

Lessons from Ms Cooper: Transport of water through the root (10m 10s); Transport of water in stem (5m 20s); Movement of water through the leaf (7m 24s).

Transport in plants in three and a half minutes:

Or how about a whole lesson from Mr Paul Andersen? He goes into more detail than we need (we have to know about Dicots but not Monocots), but he’s good:

The most amazing thing about trees (5m video).

8.3 TRANSPIRATION

More-detailed than we need but it’s good:

Mr Paul Andersen starts by defining transpiration as evaporation of water from a leaf. He then describes how a potometer can be used to measure the rate of transpiration in different environments:

Lessons from Ms Cooper: Transpiration (15m) and Plant Transport Experiments from Ms Cooper (8m 42s).

How to use set-up a potometer: Transpiration: the power of the potometer, a 17m video from STEM Learning.

8.4 TRANSLOCATION

Here’s a 2m video on Phloem Loading (in a little more detail than we need).

A lesson in Translocation from Ms Cooper (10m 10s).

IGCSE Bio Topic 9 – Transport in Animals

Mr Exham’s site has a fantastic section on Blood and Circulation: videos, animations, quizlets, worksheets – go here now!

For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank. The s-cool revision site lets you revise the topic, summarizes the topic & tests you on it. Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity. 

Topic 9 revision notes in downloadable word format.

GCSE Bitesize – Blood Circulation covers how the heart circulates blood & the composition of blood (6m 35s). Other videos include The Virtual Body – Circulation, Respiration & Breathing (19m), Science in Focus – Life Blood (19m 15s) & BBC Short Circuit Blood & Circulation (19m).

Various animations about heart & circulation problems can be found here.

CIRCULATION & THE HEART:

Heart Structure and Function from Faiq Bin Zahid

A lesson on Blood Vessels and the Heart from Mr Dare:

Lessons in Structure of the heart from Ms Cooper (17m 50s) and in The heart beat from Ms Cooper (12m 30s) – this one in more detail than we need.

Bank 22 (Body Parts): you just need Part 2 – the Heart (from 5m 20s to 10m 15s):

A lesson on Coronary Heart Disease from Mr Dare:

BLOOD & LYMPH VESSELS:

A lesson in Blood vessels from Ms Cooper (10m 39s) and here is her lesson on Lymph and Tissue Fluid:

BLOOD:

Blood GCSE from dhmcmillan

A lesson on Blood from Mr Dare:

Blood video (a 3m 44s lesson) & Blood music video by Peter Weatherall – 3m 3s and very catchy! And here is a day in the life of a Red Blood Cell (a one minute cartoon) & here a white blood cell chases a bacterium (20s).

A lesson in Blood from Ms Cooper (16m 28s), and here’s her lesson in Blood in defence (11m).

Infographic from Compound Interest:

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B5 Transportation (Combined Science)

B5.1 TRANSPORT IN PLANTS

 

Transport in plants in three and a half minutes:

Or how about a whole lesson from Mr Paul Andersen? He goes into more detail than we need (we have to know about Dicots but not Monocots), but he’s good:

The most amazing thing about trees (5m video).

TRANSPIRATION

More-detailed than we need but it’s good:

Mr Paul Andersen starts by defining transpiration as evaporation of water from a leaf. He then describes how a potometer can be used to measure the rate of transpiration in different environments:

For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank.

Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity. 

B5.2 TRANSPORT IN HUMANS

Mr Exham’s site has a fantastic section on Blood and Circulation: videos, animations, quizlets, worksheets – go here now!

For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank. The s-cool revision site lets you revise the topic, summarizes the topic & tests you on it. Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity. 

CIRCULATION & BLOOD VESSELS:

GCSE Bitesize – Blood Circulation covers how the heart circulates blood & the composition of blood (6m 35s).

Other videos include The Virtual Body – Circulation, Respiration & Breathing (19m), Science in Focus – Life Blood (19m 15s) & BBC Short Circuit Blood & Circulation (19m).

Various animations about heart & circulation problems can be found here.

BLOOD:

Blood GCSE from dhmcmillan

Blood video (a 3m 44s lesson) & Blood music video by Peter Weatherall – 3m 3s and very catchy! And here is a day in the life of a Red Blood Cell (a one minute cartoon) & here a white blood cell chases a bacterium (20s).

THE HEART:

Heart Structure and Function from Faiq Bin Zahid

Science Bank 22 (Body Parts): you just need Part 2 – the Heart (from 5m 20s to 10m 15s):

Infographic from Compound Interest: Chemistry-of-Blood-Colours-v2.3

9.1 Transport in the Xylem of Plants

9.1 transport in the xylem of plants from Bob Smullen

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – Water Uptake, Mineral Uptake and here’s a simple transpiration animation.

A 13m 43s video lesson covering all of 9.1 from Dan Rott:

Paul Andersen explains how nutrients and water are transported in plants in Plant Nutrition & Transport.

PRESCRIBED PRACTICAL 7 – Transpiration rate using potometer

Measurement of transpiration rates using potometers

Plant experiments – notes from BioNinja

Simulations: Transpiration, a LabBench Activity from Pearson; Plant Transpiration, a Virtual Lab from McGraw-Hill Biology includes a quiz and a table of results to complete; Plant Transpiration virtual lab at Wow Biolab, includes a lab report to complete; Measuring Transpiration in Plants, a practical simulation from the University of Reading

Here’s a great animation in which you can change the factors that affect the rate of transpiration.

D4 The Heart (SL & HL)

 
Transport System from Stephen Taylor – thank you Mr Taylor (of iBiology).

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – the cardiac cycle, mechanical events of the cardiac cycle (pressure & volume changes etc) & the conducting system of the heart.

An animated, narrated tutorial on measuring blood pressure (from Sinauer Associates).

Click on ‘Cholesterol’ to see an Interactive Animation from Wiley on Cholesterol & Heart Disease and here is an excellent lesson from TED-Ed on on what is fat?

1.4 Membrane Transport

BioKnowledgy 1.4 Membrane transport from Chris Paine (at Dulwich College Shangai) – taken from his fabulous blog BioKnowledgy.

1.4 Membrane Transport notes to complete (created by Ms Green).

A 13m 35s video lesson from Dan Rott:

Some assessment statements are covered in videos by Stephanie Castle.

Click on ‘Cellular Transport’ to see an interactive animation from Wiley that covers diffusion, osmosis, passive transport & active transport. Or here for an animated, narrated tutorial on how molecules move across the cell membrane (from Sinauer Associates).

DIFFUSION

A short, simple animation demonstrating diffusion (from St Olaf) and here are two fantastic animated, narrated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – how diffusion works & diffusion through cell membranes.

FACILITATED DIFFUSION

Short, simple animations demonstrating facilitated diffusion with a channel protein and with carrier proteins – three types: uniport, symport, & antiport  (from St Olaf).

An animated, narrated tutorial on the three types of carrier proteins (from Sinauer Associates).

Or here are is a fantastic animated, narrated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education – how facilitated diffusion works.

OSMOSIS

A short, simple animation demonstrating osmosis (from St Olaf) or here are two fantastic animated, narrated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – osmosis & how osmosis works.

ACTIVE TRANSPORT

A short, simple animation demonstrating Secondary Active Transport – the Na/K pump coupled with the glucose/Na symport (from St Olaf).

ENDOCYTOSIS & EXOCYTOSIS

A short, simple animation demonstrating phagocytosis (from St Olaf) or here is a fantastic animated, narrated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education – Endocytosis & Exocytosis – which includes a quiz.

And here is an animated, narrated tutorial on vesicle budding &  fusing which also includes a quiz (from Sinauer Associates).

Here Paul Andersen gives you a brief introduction to The Cell Membrane.

Mr W’s Cell Membranes rap is good revision as is his Osmosis! rap.

In Crash Course Biology #5 – In Da Club – Membranes & Transport, Hank describes how cells regulate their contents and communicate with one another via mechanisms within the cell membrane.

PRESCRIBED PRACTICAL 2 – Osmolarity

Estimation of osmolarity in tissues by bathing samples in hypotonic and hypertonic solutions

Osmolarity – notes from BioNinja

Estimation of osmolarity in tissues, a 7m video from Stephanie Castle; Diffusion & Osmosis, various LabBench Activities from Pearson

6.2 The Blood System

BioKnowledgy Presentation on 6.2 The blood system from Chris Paine

HEART STRUCTURE

How to draw the heart: 6.2.1 Heart Structure, a video from Stephanie Castle or heart diagram v2, a video from David Faure. Here is Mr W’s musical quiz on the Heart.

Heart Dissection: Let’s Dissect from AIMS.

6.2.2 Coronary Arteries a video from Stephanie Castle. Try here What causes a heart attack? 

HOW THE HEART WORKS

Blood flow through the heart, a 1m 50s video or How the Heart Works 3D Video, a 3m video. A fantastic animated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education on the cardiac cycle. and here’s an animated, narrated tutorial on blood flow through the human heart (from Sinauer Associates).

The conducting system of the heart, another animated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education.

A tutorial on the cardiac cycle from Utah University and here is your heart’s electrical system, an animated tutorial from the NIH.

CIRCULATION

Contents of Blood, a 9m video and 6.2.5 Relationship between structure and function of arteries, veins and capillaries, a 3m video from Stephanie Castle.

William Harvey William Harvey, a 5m video, Misunderstood Geniuses, a 5m video.

Paul Andersen surveys The Circulatory System in humans in an 11m 35s tutorial.

In Crash Course Biology #27 – Circulatory & Respiratory Systems, Hank takes us on a trip around the body – we follow the circulatory and respiratory systems.

Mr W’s Circulatory System rap.

IGCSE Bio Topic 3 – Movement into & out of Cells

Ks4 movement in and out of cells from SUSAN MATHEW

Topic 3 revision notes in downloadable word format.

Mr Andersen (from Bozeman High) gives a brief description of osmosis:

And here he talks us through an osmosis practical.

A lesson on Osmosis from Mr Dare:

GCSE Bitesize – Diffusion & Osmosis – a 4m 24s video and Bitesize Top 20 Demos: Osmosis (3m 44s).

Mr W’s Osmosis! rap:

And here’s a long powerpoint:

Osmosis Gummy Bear Lesson PowerPoint, Cell Biology, Cell Transport from www.sciencepowerpoint.com

Here is another presentation, covering the effect of osmosis on cells:

Effects of isotonic, hypotonic & hypertonic solutions on cells from j3di79

ACTIVE TRANSPORT:

A lesson from Mr Dare: