Berry List of Biology Experiments (PEKA) Form 4 (Part 2)

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This post is the list of PEKA experiments for SPM Biology Form 4 from Berry Berry Easy. It is advisable that students read all of these experiments from Chapter 2: Cell Structure and Cell Organisation before heading in so as to be better prepared. So do read this post.

Berry List of Biology Experiments (PEKA) Form 4 (Part 2)

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Chapter 2 – Cell Structure and Cell Organisation

List of PEKA experiments:

  1. Preparing and examining slides of plant cells
  2. Preparing and examining slides of animal cells
  3. Studying the living processes of unicellular organisms
  4. Observing photomicrographs and video clips of unicellular organisms
  5. Observing and studying the structure of system
  6. Observing and studying plant tissues
  7. Making models of tissues, organs and systems of human, animals and plants
  8. Conducting a role-play to show the cells are adapted for different functions
Number Activity 2.1 (Observation)
Pg. 9
Title Preparing and examining slides of plant cells
Aim / Objective of the Study To prepare and study slides of plant cells
Material
  • Onion
  • Hydrilla sp.
  • Leaf
  • Iodine solution
  • Distilled water
  • Filter paper
Apparatus
  • Light microscope
  • Glass slides
  • Cover slips
  • A pair of forceps
  • Scalpel
  • Dropper
  • Mounting needle
Technique used Prepare and stain wet mount of specimens. Observe and draw the structures of plant cells using a light microscope.

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Number Activity 2.2 (Observation)
Pg. 10
Title Preparing and examining slides of animal cells
Aim / Objective of the Study To prepare and study slides of animal cells
Material
  • Methylene blue solution
  • Iodine solution
  • Toothpick
  • Distilled water
  • Cheek cells
  • Filter paper
Apparatus
  • Light microscope
  • Slides
  • Cover slips
  • Forceps
  • Dropper
  • Mounting needle
Technique used Prepare and stain wet mounts of specimens. Observe and draw the structures of animal cells using a light microscope

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Number Activity 2.3 (Observation)
Pg. 12
Title Studying the living processes of unicellular organisms
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the living processes of unicellular organisms
Material
  • Amoeba sp. culture
  • Paramecium sp. culture
  • Cotton wool
  • Sodium chloride solution
  • Vinegar
Apparatus
  • Glass slides
  • Cover slips
  • Light microscope
Technique used Observe and study the living processes of unicellular organisms

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Number Activity 2.4 (Observation)
Pg. 13
Title Observing photomicrographs and video clips of unicellular organisms
Aim / Objective of the Study To observe photomicrographs and video clips of unicellular organisms
Material
  • Notebook
  • The Internet
Apparatus -
Technique used Observe and study photomicrographs and video clips of unicellular organisms by using the Internet

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Number Activity 2.5 (Observation)
Pg. 15
Title Observing and studying the structure of system
Aim / Objective of the Study To observe and study the structure of system
Material
  • Models of system
  • Charts of system
Apparatus -
Technique used Observe and study the structure of system with the aid of models and charts provided

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Number Activity 2.6 (Observation)
Pg. 16
Title Observing and studying plant tissues
Aim / Objective of the Study To observe and study plant tissues
Material
  • Slides of the cross sections of a leaf
  • Slides of the cross sections of a root
  • Slides of the cross sections of a stem
Apparatus
  • Light microscope
Technique used Observe and study plant tissues from the slides provided by using microscope

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Number Activity 2.7 (Simulation)
Pg. 16
Title Making models of tissues, organs and systems of human, animals and plants
Aim / Objective of the Study To study and describe cell organisation in the formation of tissues, organs and systems of human, animals and plants
Material
  • Plasticine
  • Mounting board
  • Plaster of Paris
  • PVA glue
  • Tissue paper
  • Coloured paper
  • Wires
  • Cutters
Apparatus -
Technique used Make models of tissues, organs and systems of human, animals and plants. Study and describe cell organisation in the formation of tissues, organs and systems of human, animals and plants with the aid of these model.

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Number Activity 2.8 (Simulation)
Pg. 17
Title Conducting a role-play to show the cells are adapted for different functions
Aim / Objective of the Study To illustrate the cells are specialised for the job that they perform
Material
  • Cardboard
  • Marker pens
  • Strings
Apparatus -
Technique used Illustrate the cells are specialised for the job that they perform.

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