Coláiste Bríde - L.C. Biology
Exam Papers and Solutions
Revision of Keywords
Principles of Ecology
Study of an Ecosystem
Osmosis & Diffusion
Classification of Living Things
Sensory & Nervous System
Structure of Flowering Plant
Transport in Flowering Plant
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
PFF of all experiments
Questions on experiments
Experiment Quiz with Answers
22 Biology Investigations
Conduct a qualitative test for: starch, fat, a reducing sugar, a protein.
Identify any 5 fauna and any 5 flora using simple keys. Identify a variety of habitats within the selected ecosystem.
Identify and use various apparatus required for collection methods in an ecological study.
Conduct a quantitative study of plants and animals of a sample area of the selected ecosystem. Transfer results to tables, diagrams, graphs, histograms or any relevant mode.
Investigate any 3 abiotic factors present in the selected ecosystem. Relate the results to the choice of habitat selected by each organism identified in this study.
Be familiar with and use the light microscope.
Prepare and examine one animal cell and one plant cell – unstained and stained – using the light microscope (X100, X400)
Investigate the effect of pH on the rate of one of the following: amylase, pepsin or catalase activity.
Investigate the effect of temperature on the rate of one of the following: amylase, pepsin or catalase activity.
Investigate the effect of heat denaturation on the activity of one enzyme.
Prepare one enzyme immobilisation and examine its application.
Investigate the influence of light intensity or carbon dioxide on the rate of photosynthesis.
Prepare and show the production of alcohol by yeast.
Conduct any activity to demonstrate osmosis.
Isolate DNA from plant tissue.
Investigate the growth of leaf yeast using agar plates and controls.
Prepare and examine microscopically the transverse section of a dicotyledonous stem (X100, X400)
Dissect, display and identify an ox or sheep’s heart.
Investigate the effect of exercise on the breathing rate or pulse rate of a human.
Investigate the effect of IAA growth regulator on plant tissue.
Investigate the effect of water, oxygen and temperature on germination.
Use starch agar or skimmed milk plates to show digestive activity during germination.