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KCSE FORM II - BIOLOGY

6.0.0 TRANSPORT IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS (20 LESSONS)

6.1.0 Specific Objectives

6.2.1 Meaning and importance of transport systems

6.2.2 Absorption of Water and Mineral Salts

6.2.3 Transpiration

- Transpiration pull

- Cohesion and adhesion

- Capillarity

- Root pressure

6.2.4 Translocation

6.2.5 Comparison between open and closed circulatory system

6.2.6 Mammalian Circulatory System

6.2.7 The Structure and Functions of Blood

6.2.8 Blood groups (ABO system and the Rhesus factor)

6.2.9 Immune responses

 6.3.0 Practical Activities

6.3.1 Observe permanent slides of sections of stems and roots

6.3.2 Carry out experiments to compare transpiration on lower and upper leaf surfaces

6.3.3 Observe wall charts/models

6.3.4 Analyse data on transpiration rate under different environmental conditions in Plants

6.3.5 Dissect a small mammal and observe its transport system (demonstration)

6.3.6 Make a longitudinal section of the mammalian heart to display the chambers and associated blood vessels

6.3.7 Record pulse rate at the wrist before and after vigorous activities and analyse the results

6.3.8 Demonstrate the unidirectional flow of blood in the cutaneous veins of the fore arm