Berry List of Biology Experiments (PEKA) Form 5 (Part 3)

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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 3: Coordination and Response conducting the experiments so as to be better prepared. So do read this post.

Berry List of Biology Experiments (PEKA) Form 5 (Part 3)

PEKA SPM Biology Chapter 3 Form 5

Chapter 3 – Coordination and Response

List of PEKA experiments:

  1. Viewing computer simulations on the pathways involved in detecting and responding to external and internal stimuli in humans and animals.
  2. Studying models and graphics of the human nervous system and brain.
  3. Visiting homes for the aged or homes for patients with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.
  4. Studying sections of a mammalian kidney.
  5. Studying the effect of different quantities of water intake on urine output.
  6. Designing a simple experiment to test urine for the presence of glucose.
  7. Planning and conducting a programme against drug and alcohol abuse.
  8. Learning about the process of fruit ripening.
  9. Studying human responses to external and internal environment.
  10. Studying animal responses to their external environment.
  11. Studying plant responses to the external environment.
  12. Studying the effect of different types of drinks on urine output.
Number Activity 3.1 (Simulation)
Pg. 48
Title Viewing computer simulations on the pathways involved in detecting and responding to external and internal stimuli in humans and animals.
Aim / Objective of the Study To view computer simulations on the pathways involved in detecting and responding to external and internal stimuli in humans and animals.
Material
  • CD-ROMs
Apparatus -

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Number Activity 3.2 (Observation)
Pg. 49
Title Studying models and graphics of the human nervous system and brain
Aim / Objective of the Study To study models and graphics of the human nervous system and brain
Material
  • Models and graphics of the human nervous system and brain
Apparatus -

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Number Activity 3.3 (Educational Trip)
Pg. 52
Title Visiting homes for the aged or homes for patients with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease
Aim / Objective of the Study To visit homes for the aged or homes for patients with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease

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Number Activity 3.4 (Observation)
Pg. 52
Title Studying sections of a mammalian kidney
Aim / Objective of the Study To study sections of a mammalian kidney
Material
  • Sections of a mammalian kidney
  • Colour pencils
Apparatus
  • Microscope

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Number Activity 3.5 (Experiment)
Pg. 54
Title Studying the effect of different quantities of water intake on urine output
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the effect of different quantities of water intake on urine output
Variables
  • Manipulated variable: Volume of water drunk
  • Responding variable: Volume of urine collected
  • Fixed variable: Type of drink, time intervals after which urine is collected
Material
  • Distilled water
Apparatus
  • Drinking cups
  • Containers for collecting urine
  • Measuring cylinders
  • Stopwatch
Technique used Measure and record the total volume of urine collected at 30 minute intervals for 90 minutes.

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Number Exploring Further (Experiment)
Pg. 55
Title Designing a simple experiment to test urine for the presence of glucose
Aim / Objective of the Study To design a simple experiment to test urine for the presence of glucose
Variables
  • Manipulated variable: Type of drink (glucose drink)
  • Responding variable: Volume of urine collected
  • Fixed variable: Volume of water drunk, time intervals after which urine is collected
Material
  • Glucose drink
Apparatus
  • Drinking cups
  • Containers for collecting urine
  • Measuring cylinders
  • Stopwatch
Technique used Measure and record the total volume of urine collected at 30 minute intervals for 90 minutes.

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Number Activity 3.6 (Project)
Pg. 56
Title Planning and conducting a programme against drug and alcohol abuse
Aim / Objective of the Study To plan and conduct a programme against drug and alcohol abuse
Material
  • The Internet
  • Reference books
  • Newspaper
  • Science journals
Apparatus -
Technique used Collect and evaluate reading materials

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Number Creative corner
Pg. 57
Title Learning about the process of fruit ripening
Aim / Objective of the Study To learn about the process of fruit ripening
Material
  • Four bunches of unripe bananas
  • Two bunches of ripe bananas
  • Cling wrap
  • Four identical plates
Apparatus -

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Number Experiment 1 (extra)
Pg. -
Title Studying human responses to external and internal environment
Aim / Objective of the Study To study human responses to external and internal environment

  • Responding to chemicals (external environment)
  • Responding to a rise in body temperature (internal environment)
  • Responding to a fall in the osmotic pressure of blood (internal environment)
Material
  • Granulated sugar
  • Salt
  • Lime juice
  • Drinking water
  • Ice water
Apparatus
  • Teaspoon
Technique used Observe human being respond to changes in their internal and external environments

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Number Experiment 2 (Extra)
Pg. -
Title Studying animal responses to their external environment
Aim / Objective of the Study To study animal responses to their external environment
Material
  • Granulated sugar
  • Ants
  • Snails
  • Potted plant
Apparatus
  • A Petri dish
  • Spoon
  • A torchlight
Technique used Observe and record animals respond to changes in their external environment

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Number Experiment 3 (Extra)
Pg. -
Title Studying plant responses to the external environment
Aim / Objective of the Study To study plant responses to the external environment

  • Responding to touch
  • Responding to light
  • Responding to water
  • Responding to gravity
Material
  • Live mimosa pudica plant
  • Green bean seedling
Apparatus
  • A Petri dish
  • Wire mesh
  • Cotton wool
  • Silica gel
  • A beaker
  • Plasticine
Technique used Observe and record plants respond to changes in their external environment

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Number Practical assessment (Experiment)
Pg. 58
Title Studying the effect of different types of drinks on urine output
Aim / Objective of the Study To study the effect of different types of drinks on urine output
Variables
  • Manipulated variable: Test liquid drunk
  • Responding variable: Volume of urine collected after the drink
  • Fixed variable: Volume of the distilled water drunk one hour before the experiment
Material
  • Distilled water
  • 0.9% of sodium chloride solution
  • 5% of sodium chloride solution
Apparatus
  • Drinking cups
  • Containers for collecting urine
  • Measuring cylinders
  • Stopwatch
Technique used Measure and record the total volume of urine collected at 30 minute intervals for 90 minutes.

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May 23, 2012

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