Berry List of Biology Experiments (PEKA) Form 5 (Part 4)

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The following list of PEKA experiments for SPM Biology Form 5 from Berry Berry Easy shows all the important information that you need to know regarding the experiment before conducting it, such as page number on the textbook, title, aim/objective of study, problem statement, hypothesis, variables, materials, apparatus and technique used. So, it is highly encouraged that students read all of these experiments from Chapter 4: Reproduction and Growth conducting the experiments so as to be better prepared. So do read this post.

Berry List of Biology Experiments (PEKA) Form 5 (Part 4)

PEKA SPM Biology Chapter 4 Form 5

Chapter 4 – Reproduction and Growth

List of experiment:

  1. Studying the stages in formation of sperm and ova
  2. Studying and discussing the effect of hormonal levels on follicle development, ovulation, formation of the corpus luteum and changes in the thickness of the endometrium
  3. Observing graphics and simulations on the formation and early development of a zygote and the formation of twins
  4. Preparing a folio on the functions of the placenta and the advantages of the foetus having a separate circulatory system from that of the mother
  5. Preparing a folio on the contribution of science and technology to human reproduction
  6. Identifying the parts of a flower and the structures that produce reproductive cells
  7. Investigating the parts of a wind-pollinated flower
  8. Preparing a simple manual of Malaysian flower
  9. Studying and drawing diagrams to show the stages in formation of pollen grain and the embryo sac
  10. Observing the germination of pollen grain in sugar solution
  11. Examining the structure of fruits
  12. Identifying growth zones at the plant root tip and shoot tip
  13. Studying the growth of maize
  14. Studying the growth of an insect
  15. Identifying plants that undergo primary and secondary growth
  16. Identifying primary and secondary growth tissue in the stem and root of a dicotyledonous plant
  17. Preparing folio on the importance of primary and secondary growth to plants, the similarities and differences between these two types of growth and the economic importance of plants that undergo secondary growth
  18. Studying the growth of insect P
Number Activity 4.1 (Observation)
Pg. 61
Title Studying the stages in formation of sperm and ova
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the stages in formation of sperm and ova
Material
  • Charts
  • Electron micrographs of sperm and ovum formation
  • Prepared slides of cross sections of the human testis and ovary
Apparatus
  • The compound microscope
Technique used Observe prepared slides of cross sections by using microscope

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Number Activity 4.2 (Observation)
Pg. 63
Title Studying and discussing the effect of hormonal levels on follicle development, ovulation, formation of the corpus luteum and changes in the thickness of the endometrium
Aim / Objective of the Study To study and discussing the effect of hormonal levels on follicle development, ovulation, formation of the corpus luteum and changes in the thickness of the endometrium
Material
  • CD-ROMs
  • Transparencies
Apparatus
  • LCD projector
  • Overhead projector
Technique used Observe the development of follicles, the process of ovulation, the formation of the corpus luteum and the thickness of the endometrium.

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Number Activity 4.3 (Simulation)
Pg. 64
Title Observing graphics and simulations on the formation and early development of a zygote and the formation of twins
Aim / Objective of the Study To observe graphics and simulations on the formation and early development of a zygote and the formation of twins
Material
  • CD-ROMs
  • Computer courseware
Apparatus
  • LCD projector

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Number Activity 4.4 (Project)
Pg. 65
Title Preparing a folio on the functions of the placenta and the advantages of the foetus having a separate circulatory system from that of the mother
Aim / Objective of the Study To prepare a folio on the functions of the placenta and the advantages of the foetus having a separate circulatory system from that of the mother
Material
  • Reference books
  • The Internet
Apparatus -

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Number Activity 4.5 (Project)
Pg. 66
Title Preparing a folio on the contribution of science and technology to human reproduction
Aim / Objective of the Study To prepare a folio on the contribution of science and technology to human reproduction
Material
  • Printed materials
  • The Internet
Apparatus -

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Number Activity 4.6 (Observation)
Pg. 67
Title Identifying the parts of a flower and the structures that produce reproductive cells
Aim / Objective of the Study To identify the parts of a flower and the structures that produce reproductive cells
Material
  • Flower of the ‘flame of the forest’ (Delonix regia)
  • Alcohol
Apparatus
  • A hand lens
  • A scalpel
  • A ruler
  • A compound microscope
  • Glass slides and cover slips
  • A pair of forceps
Technique used Observe and examine male reproduction cell and female reproduction cell of a flower by using a compound microscope

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Number Exploring Further
Pg. 69
Title Investigating the parts of a wind-pollinated flower
Aim / Objective of the Study To investigate the parts of a wind-pollinated flower
Material
  • Grass flower (Ischaemum muticum)
Apparatus
  • A hand lens
  • A scalpel
  • A ruler
  • A compound microscope
  • Glass slides and cover slips
  • A pair of forceps
Technique used Observe and examine the parts of a wing-pollinated flower by using a compound microscope

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Number Creative corner
Pg. 70
Title Preparing a simple manual of Malaysian flower
Aim / Objective of the Study To prepare a simple manual of Malaysian flower
Material
  • Specimens of Malaysian flowers
  • Watercolour paint
  • Art block paper
Apparatus
  • Hand lens
  • Scalpel
  • Paint brushes

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Number Activity 4.7 (Observation)
Pg. 71
Title Studying and drawing diagrams to show the stages in formation of pollen grain and the embryo sac
Aim / Objective of the Study To study and draw diagrams to show the stages in formation of pollen grain and the embryo sac
Material
  • Prepared slides of the cross section of the anther and ovule
Apparatus
  • Microscope
Technique used Observe and examine the prepared slides of the cross section of the anther and ovule by using a compound microscope

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Number Activity 4.8 (Observation)
Pg. 72
Title Observing the germination of pollen grain in sugar solution
Aim / Objective of the Study To observe the germination of pollen grain in sugar solution
Material
  • Sucrose solution (5%)
  • Sucrose solution (10%)
  • Anthers from balsam (Impatiens balsamina)
  • Anther from Mexican lilac (Gliricidia sepium)
  • Acetocarmine stain
Apparatus
  • Forceps
  • Cavity slides
  • Cover slips
  • Glass dropper
  • Dissecting needle
  • Microscope
Technique used Slide preparation and observe the germination of pollen grain in sugar solution by using a compound microscope

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Number Activity 4.9 (Observation)
Pg. 73
Title Examining the structure of fruits
Aim / Objective of the Study To examine the structure of fruits
Material
  • Long beans
  • Unripe mangoes
Apparatus
  • Hand lens
  • Knife
  • Scalpel
  • A pair of forceps

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Number Activity 4.10 (Observation)
Pg. 74
Title Identifying growth zones at the plant root tip and shoot tip
Aim / Objective of the Study To identify growth zones at the plant root tip and shoot tip
Material
  • Prepared slides / charts of onion (Allium sp.) root tip and shoot tip
Apparatus
  • Compound microscope
Technique used Slide preparation and observe the three growth zones at the root tip and shoot tip (zone of cell division, zone of cell elongation and zone of differentiation) by using a compound microscope

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Number Activity 4.11 (Experiment)
Pg. 75
Title Studying the growth of maize
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the growth of maize
Problem statement What is the shape of the growth curve of maize?
Hypothesis The growth curve of maize is sigmoid
Variables
  • Manipulated variable: Time after planting (days).
  • Responding variable: Average plant height (cm) or average dry mass.
  • Fixed variable: Maize seed.
Material
  • Nursery site with loam soil
  • 15 – 20 maize seeds
Apparatus
  • Measuring tape or weighting scale
  • Metre rule or oven

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Number Activity 4.12 (Project)
Pg. 77
Title Studying the growth of an insect
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the growth of an insect
Material
  • Prepared slides / charts of onion (Allium sp.) root tip and shoot tip
Apparatus
  • Compound microscope
Technique used Slide preparation and observe the three growth zones at the root tip and shoot tip (zone of cell division, zone of cell elongation and zone of differentiation) by using a compound microscope

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Number Activity 4.13 (Field Study)
Pg. 78
Title Identifying plants that undergo primary and secondary growth
Aim / Objective of the Study To identify plants that undergo primary and secondary growth
Material
  • A notebook and stationery
Apparatus
  • Hand lens
  • A pair of binoculars
  • Camera
Technique used Identify primary and secondary growth (plant)

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Number Activity 4.14 (Observation)
Pg. 79
Title Identifying primary and secondary growth tissue in the stem and root of a dicotyledonous plant
Aim / Objective of the Study To identify primary and secondary growth tissue in the stem and root of a dicotyledonous plant
Material
  • Prepared slides of the cross section of a young stem, mature stem, root and mature root of Tilia sp. (lime tree)
Apparatus
  • Light microscope
Technique used Observe and identify primary and secondary growth tissue in the stem and root of a dicotyledonous plant by using light microscope.

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Number Activity 4.15 (Project)
Pg. 81
Title Preparing folio on the importance of primary and secondary growth to plants, the similarities and differences between these two types of growth and the economic importance of plants that undergo secondary growth
Aim / Objective of the Study To prepare folio on the importance of primary and secondary growth to plants, the similarities and differences between these two types of growth and the economic importance of plants that undergo secondary growth
Material
  • The Internet and other reference materials
Apparatus -

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Number Practical Assessment (Experiment)
Pg. 82
Title Studying the growth of insect P
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the growth of insect P
Problem statement What is the shape of the growth curve of insect P?
Hypothesis The growth of  insect P has a discontinuous or intermittent growth pattern
Variables
  • Manipulated variable: Time after planting (days).
  • Responding variable: Average plant height (cm) or average dry mass.
  • Fixed variable: Maize seed.
Material
  • Insect P
Apparatus
  • Ruler
Inference The change in length of insect P has a discontinuous or intermittent growth pattern

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June 6, 2012

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