Integrated Science for CSEC
$27.50

Integrated Science for CSEC

By Derek McMonagle, Pauline Anning
US$ 27.50
Book Description

Written specifically for use in Caribbean schools, this course is tailored to the requirements of Integrated Science students and the latest CSEC syllabus by providing course contents in a clear, concise and accessible way. It now features newly added digital resources and increased SBA guidance, to help engage students and provide additional support as they study for their examination.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Contents School based assessment
  • Section A 1
    • Matter
      • 1.1 States of matter
      • 1.2 The structure of cells
      • 1.3 The functions and importance of cell structures
      • 1.4 Microbes
      • 1.5 Diffusion, osmosis and active transport
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 2
    • Reproduction and growth
      • 2.1 Asexual and sexual reproduction
      • 2.2 Methods of asexual reproduction in plants and animals
      • 2.3 Sexual reproduction in plants and animals
      • 2.4 The menstrual cycle
      • 2.5 Pregnancy and birth
      • 2.6 Birth control
      • 2.7 Pre- and post-natal care
      • 2.8 Sexually transmitted infections
      • 2.9 Growth patterns
      • 2.10 Human population control
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 3
    • Food and nutrition
      • 3.1 Photosynthesis
      • 3.2 Crop production
      • 3.3 Food chains and food webs
      • 3.4 The importance of food
      • 3.5 The growth of micro-organisms
      • 3.6 Food preservation
      • 3.7 Human digestion
      • 3.8 The teeth
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 4
    • 4.1 Transport in plants
    • 4.2 The human circulatory system
    • 4.3 Blood groups
    • 4.4 Causes of cardiovascular disease
    • 4.5 Natural and artificial immunity
    • 4.6 Drug use and mis-use
    • 4.7 The physiological effects of exercise
    • 4.8 The skeleton
    • 4.9 Functions of the skeleton
    • 4.10 Joints
    • 4.11 Skeletal muscle
    • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 5
    • Respiration and airpollution
    • 5.1 The mechanism of breathing
    • 5.2 Gaseous exchange
    • 5.3 The importance of respiration
    • 5.4 Aerobic and anaerobic respiration
    • 5.5 The causes of air pollution
    • 5.6 Problems caused by air pollution
    • 5.7 The effects of smoking on therespiratory system
    • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 6
    • Excretion
    • 6.1 Excretion and egestion
    • 6.2 Excretion in humans
    • 6.3 Excretion and osmoregulation in flowering plants
    • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 7
    • Sense organs and coordination
      • 7.1 The sense organs
      • 7.2 The mammalian eye
      • 7.3 Lighting
      • 7.4 Transparent, translucent and opaque materials
      • 7.5 Dispersion of light
      • 7.6 Sight defects
      • 7.7 The mammalian ear
      • 7.8 The structures and functions of thenervous system
      • 7.9 The endocrine system
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section A 8
    • Health and sanitation
      • 8.1 Good personal and community hygiene
      • 8.2 Household pests and parasites
      • 8.3 Methods of controlling the mosquito and the housefly
      • 8.4 Food contamination
      • 8.5 Controlling pests
      • 8.6 Waste
      • 8.7 Waste disposal
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section B 9
    • Temperature controland ventilation
      • 9.1 Methods of heat transfer
      • 9.2 Thermostats
      • 9.3 Thermometers
      • 9.4 Evaporation
      • 9.5 Ventilation
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section B 10
    • Conservation of energy
      • 10.1 Concept of energy
      • 10.2 Conversion and conservation of energy
      • 10.3 Transport and transfer of energy
      • 10.4 Conservation of momentum
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section B 11
    • Electricity and lighting
      • 11.1 Electrical conductors
      • 11.2 Current, voltage and resistance
      • 11.3 Plugs and fuses
      • 11.4 Calculating the size of a fuse
      • 11.5 Using electrical energy
      • 11.6 Electricity bills
      • 11.7 Conserving electrical energy
      • 11.8 Filament lamps, fluorescent tubes and LED bulbs
      • 11.9 First aid
      • 11.10 Fires and fire extinguishers
      • 11.11 Radiation and voltage hazards
      • 11.12 Protective clothing
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section B 12
    • Machines and movement
      • 12.1 Levers
      • 12.2 Simple machines
      • 12.3 Energy conversion in machines
      • 12.4 The inefficiencies of machines
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section B 13
    • Metals and non-metals
      • 13.1 Uses and properties of metals and non-metals
      • 13.2 Plastics
      • 13.3 Chemical reactions of metals
      • 13.4 The use of aluminium in cooking and canning utensils
      • 13.5 Alloys
      • 13.6 Rusting
      • 13.7 Factors that affect the rate of rusting
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section B 14
    • Acids, bases and mixtures
      • 14.1 Household chemicals
      • 14.2 Acids, bases and salts
      • 14.3 Solutions, suspensions and colloids
      • 14.4 Methods of separation
      • 14.5 The use of household chemicals
      • 14.6 Scouring powders and detergents
      • 14.7 Hard and soft water
      • 14.8 Soapy and soapless detergents
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section C 15
    • The Universe and our Solar System
      • 15.1 The Earth in the Universe
      • 15.2 Satellites
      • 15.3 The Solar System
      • 15.4 Effect of other bodies on the Earth
      • 15.5 Exploring the Universe
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section C 16
    • The terrestrial environment
      • 16.1 Formation of soil
      • 16.2 Types and functions of soils
      • 16.3 Soil fertility
      • 16.4 Soil erosion
      • 16.5 Natural cycles
      • 16.6 Air movements
      • 16.7 Weather fronts
      • 16.8 Seasons and weather patterns
      • 16.9 Cyclones and hurricanes
      • 16.10 Underwater land slides and tsunamis
      • 16.11 Types of volcanic eruptions
      • 16.12 Tectonic plates
      • 16.13 Tides
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section C 17
    • Water and the aquatic environment
      • 17.1 The uses of water
      • 17.2 Water treatment
      • 17.3 The properties of water
      • 17.4 Flotation
      • 17.5 Water pollution
      • 17.6 Fishing
      • 17.7 Navigational devices used at sea
      • 17.8 Water safety
      • 17.9 Scuba-diving
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section C 18
    • Fossil fuels and alternative sources of energy
      • 18.1 Fossil fuels
      • 18.2 Stored energy in fuels
      • 18.3 Environmental problems of burning fossil fuels
      • 18.4 Alternative sources of energy
      • 18.5 Uses of solar energy and wind energy
      • 18.6 Factors affecting solar energy and wind energy
      • 18.7 Alternative energy in the Caribbean
      • Exam-style questions
  • Section C 19
    • 19.1 Forces and motion
    • 19.2 The force of gravity
    • 19.3 Centre of gravity and the conditions for equilibrium under parallel forces
    • 19.4 Equilibrium
    • Exam-style questions
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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