Category Archives: 2. Organisation
2.1 Principles of Organisation
2.2 Animal tissues, organs and organ systems
One Body by XVIVO (2m 14s):
Get Body Smart: superb interactive, illustrated tutorials and quizzes on human anatomy and physiology.
How much of your body is your own? – a great little quiz from the BBC
2.2.1 The human digestive system
2.2.2 The heart and blood vessels
2.2.4 Coronary heart disease: a non-communicable disease
2.2.5 Health issues
2.2.6 The effect of lifestyle on some non-communicable diseases
4.2.3 Plant tissues, organs and systems
Evolution (variation & selection)
A lesson in Plant Adaptations from Ms Cooper (12m 15s); Specialized Leaves, a short 1m 39s video.
The Evolution of Life on Earth in 24 hours:
What is Evolution? A 9m video from Stated Clearly:
What is Natural Selection? A 9m video from Stated Clearly:
How evolution works – a gentle 12m cartoon video (from Kurz Gesagt – in a nutshell) and here is Natural Selection made easy in a 9m 48s video (from potholer54).
A simulation of Natural Selection:
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Here’s Darwin’s Song from Horrible Histories and in What is Evolution? Biology teacher Ceri Evans gives a master class to students on what he says is arguably the greatest idea anybody ever had: evolution (28 mins). 2 more videos – James May’s things you need to know – Evolution (29m) & BBC Short Circuit Theory of Evolution (19m).
Finally, just for interest, a short (less than 5 minute) video clip from BBC iScience – Evolution of the Eye.
SELECTIVE BREEDING (ARTIFICAIL SELECTION)
This powerpoint covers Artificial Selection (selective breeding) – but we only need the first five slides:
Igcse biology edexcel 5.10 5.20 from Marcos Rodriguez
A lesson on Selective Breeding from Mr Dare: