CXC Study Guide: Integrated Science for CSEC
$17.49

CXC Study Guide: Integrated Science for CSEC

By Lawrie Ryan, Denise Hernandez, Bermadee McKenzie-Briscoe, Marsha Russell, Victor Joseph
US$ 17.49
Book Description

Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council, this Study Guide will provide you with the support to maximise your performance in CSEC Integrated Science. Written by a team of experts in the syllabus and the examination, this Study Guide covers all the essential information in an easy-to-use double page spread format. Each topic begins with key learning outcomes and contains a range of features to enhance your study of the subject.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Section A The organism and its environment
    • 1 Matter
      • 1.1 States of matter
      • 1.2 Cell structure
      • 1.3 Diffusion and osmosis
      • 1.4 Active transport
    • 2 Reproduction and growth
      • 2.1 Reproduction
      • 2.2 Sexual reproduction
      • 2.3 Menstrual cycle, pregnancy and birth
      • 2.4 Birth control methods
      • 2.5 Pre- and post-natal care
      • 2.6 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
      • 2.7 Growth in plants, humans and population
    • 3 Food and nutrition
      • 3.1 Photochemical reactions
      • 3.2 Crop production
      • 3.3 Food chains and food webs
      • 3.4 Food groups and nutrition
      • 3.5 The importance of a balanced diet
      • 3.6 Digestion
      • 3.7 Microorganisms and food preservation
      • 3.8 Teeth and digestion
    • 4 Transport systems
      • 4.1 Transport systems inplants
      • 4.2 The human circulatory system
      • 4.3 Blood groups
      • 4.4 Immunity
      • 4.5 High blood pressure and its effects
      • 4.6 Drugs
      • 4.7 Skeleton, joints and muscles
    • 5 Respiration and air pollution
      • 5.1 Respiratory surfaces
      • 5.2 Breathing and gaseous exchange
      • 5.3 Respiration
      • 5.4 Air pollution
      • 5.5 Effects of smoke
    • 6 Excretion
      • 6.1 Excretion in humans
      • 6.2 Excretion in plants
    • 7 Sense organs and coordination
      • 7.1 The eye
      • 7.2 Light and colour
      • 7.3 The ear
      • 7.4 The nervous system
      • 7.5 The endocrine system
    • 8 Health and sanitation
      • 8.1 Keeping clean
      • 8.2 Pests and parasites
      • Practice exam questions
  • Section B The home and workplace
    • 9 Temperature control and ventilation
      • 9.1 How is energy transferred?
      • 9.2 How is energy transferred in fluids?
      • 9.3 Thermostats and thermometers
      • 9.4 Evaporation and cooling
      • 9.5 Humidity and ventilation
    • 10 Conservation of energy
      • 10.1 Energy
      • 10.2 Energy on the move and momentum
    • 11 Electricity and lighting
      • 11.1 Electricity
      • 11.2 Fuses and cables(flexes)
      • 11.3 Energy consumption
      • 11.4 Efficient lighting
      • 11.5 Be prepared in an emergency
      • 11.6 Safety first
    • 12 Machines and movement
      • 12.1 Simple machines
      • 12.2 Using machines
    • 13 Metals and non-metals
      • 13.1 Metals and non-metals
      • 13.2 Reactions of metals
      • 13.3 Alloys at work
      • 13.4 Taking care of iron orsteel
    • 14 Acids, bases and mixtures
      • 14.1 Household chemicals
      • 14.2 Solutions, suspensions and colloids
      • 14.3 Hard and soft water
      • 14.4 Household cleaning products
      • Practice exam questions
  • Section C Earth’s place in the Universe
    • 15 The Universe and our Solar System
      • 15.1 Our place in the Universe
      • 15.2 The Solar System
      • 15.3 The Earth, Moon and Sun
    • 16 The terrestrial environment
      • 16.1 Soils
      • 16.2 The importance of soil
      • 16.3 Natural cycles
      • 16.4 Air masses
      • 16.5 Air in motion
      • 16.6 Tides and tidal waves
      • 16.7 Volcanoes and earthquakes
    • 17 Water and the aquatic environment
      • 17.1 Water and life
      • 17.2 Purifying water fordrinking
      • 17.3 Flotation
      • 17.4 Water pollution
      • 17.5 Fishing
      • 17.6 Navigation and safety on the water
    • 18 Fossil fuels and alternative sources of energy
      • 18.1 Fossil fuels
      • 18.2 Alternative sources of energy
      • 18.3 Solar energy
    • 19 Forces
      • 19.1 Principles of forces
      • 19.2 Gravity and stability
      • 19.3 Turning forces
      • 19.4 Circular motion and satellites
      • Practice exam questions
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • Back Cover
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