Thursday, March 27, 2014

LC Biology - Photosynthesis revision

Please watch the following 4 clips on Photosynthesis for revision and in answering relevant questions in the papers.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

JC Science- Heat and Heat Transfer

Hi there. Please watch this clip from Ms Higgins' 1st year class on Expansion of Gases.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Magh Ene Ulster Final 2014

It's not exactly Science related but please check out the video below of our under16 team's great day in Armagh yesterday
Enjoy
Mr Gilmartin
 
Magh Ene Ulster Final 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

Ted Ed Videos

Any one for Chillis? How much of your brain do you use? A trip down the history of Food chains

Friday, March 7, 2014

5th Yr Biology


Test left for class.
Please answer all questions in this test on Transport in Flowering Plants.

  1. Define the term root pressure.
  2. Define the term transpiration.
  3. Describe the uptake of water into the plant.  In your answer, refer to each of the following; root hairs, root cortex, xylem, osmosis, diffusion, root pressure.
  4. Describe the process of water transport through the plant.  In your answer, refer to each of the following; root hairs, root cortex, xylem, osmosis, diffusion, root pressure, transpiration, stomata.
  5. Describe the uptake and process of transport of minerals through the plant.
  6. State two sources of carbon-dioxide to plants.
  7. Name the pores in leaves through which gas exchange occurs.
  8. Name the tissue in which the carbohydrates produced in photosynthesis are transported.
  9. Give one example of a root modified for food storage.
  10. Give one example of a stem modified for food storage.
  11. Give one example of a leaf modified for food storage.
Higher Level:

  1. Who proposed the Cohesion-Tension Model of Xylem transport?
  2. Describe the Cohesion-Tension Model of Xylem transport.  In your answer, include the following; attractive forces of water molecules, cohesive property, role of transpiration.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Agri Aware's Farm Walk and Talk

Hi folks. Please watch the clip below of today's excellent Farm Walk and Talk which was
organised by AgriAware.

Each student needs to write 5 points on each of the 7 areas which were covered today. Have it done for Friday's class please.

You can click here to access the relevant notes from the AgriAware website.

Well done to all. Mr. Gilmartin

Farm Visit Ballyhaise 2014 from Magh √Čne College on Vimeo.