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Homework set Friday 
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13th. October 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Basic Structure of a Flowering Plant Fig. 7. 1. 12 pg. 111 Catalyst Textbook. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

3rd. Year: Answer Questions 8 to 13 pg. 117 Discovering Science.  Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks 

3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim 3 nathanna ar An Aimsir

5th. Year: Learn about Dermal Tisssue and Vascular Tissue in Plants

6th. Year: Learn the chemical equation for Photosynthesis, the Role of Photosynthesis, the Sources of Light, Carbon Dioxide & Water


Homework set Thursday 
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12th. October 
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2nd. Year: Draw the Food Web on pg. 101 Catalyst Textbook into your science copy using words and arrows only 

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of A Food Web from a Woodland Habitat Fig. 9 pg. 101 Discovering Science. From "Know Your Definitions" pg. 103 Discovering Science write out 9 definitions in your science copy starting with the definition of a food chain and ending with the definition of Competition  

3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim dhá nath faoin aimsir

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Cell

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Respiration


Homework set Wednesday 
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11th. October 
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1st. Year: Learn the names of the chemicals used to Test for Proteins and the colour change that take place when proteins are present. Know how to carry out a Test for Fats. See the first table on pg. 34 Catalyst Textbook 

3ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 3 (b) 2014


Homework set Tuesday 
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10th. October 
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1st. Year: Learn the information on pg. 34 Catalyst Textbook about Minerals and Water 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Ultrastructure of a Plant Cell and The Ultrastructure of a Chloroplast .
Reminder - Revise The Cell for a class test on Thursday 12th. October 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Respiration for a class test on Thursday 12th. October.
Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Influence of Light Intensity on the Rate of Photosynthesis 


Homework set Monday
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9th. October 
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3ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 2 (c)  2014

5th. Year: Reminder - Revise The Cell for a Class Test on Thursday 12th. October. Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today The Immobilisation of Yeast Cells and their Application in Converting Sucrose to Glucose 

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Events in Both Stages of Respiration & of The Electron Transport System.
Revise Respiration for a Class Test on Thursday 12th. October 



Homework set Friday 
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6th. October 
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2nd. Year: Answer the questions in "Considering adaptations" pg. 99 Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year:: Answer questions 1,2 & 3 pg. 103 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir - Céard?, Cén dath?, Cá raibh?, Cé leis?, Cé?

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of an Active Mitochondrion and of the Ultrastructure of an Animal Cell. Revise Cell Structure for a class test on Thursday 12th. October 

6th. Year: Learn the detail of the Electron Transport System 


Homework set Thursday
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5th. October
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2nd. Year: Write the 7 underlined definitions on pg. 95 Catalyst Textbook into science copybook 

3rd. Year: Know about equipment used today in carrying out a survey of a habitat pgs. 107, 108 & 109 Discovering Science

3ú Gaeilge: Bí abálta seoladh, dáta, beannú agus críoch litir scrîobh
 
5th. Year: Learn about the Cell Membrane, Nucleus & Cytoplasm

6th. Year: Learn about Krebs Cycle 

Homework set Wednesday
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4th. October
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1st. Year: Learn the name of the chemical used to test for Starch and know the colour change that indicates a positive result. Learn the name of the chemical used to test for a Reducing Sugar (Glucose is a reducing sugar) and know the colour change that indicates a positive 
. Know that the test for Reducing Sugar  needs heat. See first table pg. 34 Catalyst Textebook

3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir- Conas?, Cad?, Cá fhad?, Cén fáth?, Cén aois? 

Homework set Tuesday
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3rd. October
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1st. Year: Learn about The Food Pyramid pg. 38 Catalyst Textbook

Homework set Monday
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2nd. October 
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3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir - Cathain?, Luaigh, Cén costas?, Cént-am?, Cá bhfuil?

5th. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Heat Denaturation on Enzyme (Catalase) Activity. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Food



Homework set Friday
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29th. September
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3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim 3 abairtí ar an gcéad pictiúr Ceist 5 2015

5th. Year: Reminder - Class Test on Food on Monday 2nd. October

6th. Year: Know about Micro-organisms in Industrial Fermentation

Homework set Thursday 
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28th. September
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2nd. Year: List 4 modern methods and two past methods of food preservation and explain why each method stops microorganisms from spoiling food

3ú Gaeilge: Scríobh abairtí faoi pictiúr 1 Ceist 5 2015

5th. Year: Revise Food for a class test on Monday 2nd. October

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Ecology


Homework set Wednesday 
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27th. September 
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of An Animal Cell & of A Plant Cell pg. 24 Catalyst Textbook 

3ú Gaeilge: Tosaigh cárta poist chuig do chara Liam. Inis dó faoin áit Ina bhfuil tú ar saoire


Homework set Tuesday 
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26th. September 
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1st. Year: Learn about Organelles, Cell Membrane, Cytoplasm & Nucleus pg. 24 Catalyst Textbook 

5th. Year: Revise Food for a class test

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Ecology for a class test on Thursday 28th. September 


Homework set Monday 
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25th. September 
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3ú Gaeilge: Deán Ceacht 4 leathanach 283. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

5th.  Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment carried out in class today To Investigate the Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Enzyme Action

6th. Year: Revise Ecology for a class test on Thursday 28th. September 

Homework set Friday 
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22nd. September 
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3rd. Year: Learn about Fungi, Soil Micro-Organisms & Biothecnology pgs. 121 & 122 Discovering Science 

3ú Gaeilge: Deán Ceacht 1 leathanach 281 Iontas 2. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

5th. Year: Learn about Lipids and Proteins

6th. Year: Learn about Competition as used in Ecology 

Homework set Thursday 
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21st. September 
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3rd. Year: Write in your science copy the 8 sentences from "Know Your Definitions" pg. 122 Discovering Science 

3ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim 3 abairtí faoi do scoil

5th. Year: Learn about
Carbohydrates


Homework set Wednesday 
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20th. September 
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1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today Preparing a Specimen of Onion Cells to view under a Light Microscope pg. 23 Catalyst Textbook 

3ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar an Léamhthuiscint ar leathanach 12 Iontas 2


Homework set Tuesday 
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19th. September 
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1st. Year: Learn about the Cell - point number 2 pg. 26 Catalyst Textbook 

6th. Year: Learn about Human Impact on Ecosystems, Pollution, Conservation & Waste Management


Homework set Monday
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18th. September 
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3ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar an Léamhthuiscint ar leathanach 8 Iontas 2

5th. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today " To Investigate the Effect of pH on Enzyme Activity "

6th. Year: Know the definition of Pollution 


Homework  set Friday 
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15th. September 
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2nd. Year: Learn about Mutation pgs. 72 to 74 Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year: Answer questions 4 to 10 pg. 103 Discovering Science. Write full sentences in your science copy 

3ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar a new Léamhthuiscint ghearr Maidhc ar leathanach 2 Iontas 2

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on The Characteristics of Life

6th. Year: Draw a chart to summarise The Nitrogen Cycle and learn the details of the cycle 


Homework set Thursday 
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14th. September 
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2nd. Year: Learn about Variation and Evolution pgs. 68 - 71

3rd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 97 Discovering Science 

3ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar an Léamhthuiscint ghearr ar leathanach 3 Iontas 2

5th. Year: Revise The Characteristics of Life for a class test on Friday 15th. September 

6th. Year: Draw a diagram of a Food Web for a Grassland. Know about Pyramid of Numbers and Niche as used in Ecology


Homework  set Wednesday 
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13th. September 
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1st. Year: Learn about Defining Life and The Characteristics of Life pgs. 19 & 20 Catalyst Textbook 

3ú Gaeilge: Scríobh 4 abairtí ar do cheantar


Homework set Tuesday 
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12th. September 
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1st. Year: Write out in your science copy the 3 sentences on Nutrition and the 2 sentences on Response from pg. 20 Catalyst Textbook 

5th. Year: Write out the definition of Nutrition, Excretion & Response. Know  about each of these 3 characteristics of life


Homework set Monday 
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11th. September 
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5th. Year: Review answers you found difficult in today's class test on The Scientific Method. Learn the procedure for the practical experiments done in class today - To prepare and examine a slide of plant tissue (onion cells) & To prepare and examine a slide of animal tissue (cheek cells)

3ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 1 2016 - leathanach 5


Homework set Friday
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8th. September 
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2nd. Year: Learn about Chromosome Numbers, Dominant and Recessive Genes, Genetic Crosses & Nature versus Nurture pgs. 64 to 67 Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the stages of germination Fig. 13 pg. 92 Discovering Science. Learn about Seed Dispersal, Germination & Sexual and Asexual Reproduction pgs. 91 & 92 Discovering Science 

3ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 2 (b) 2017 ar leathanach 7.

5th. Year: Revise The Scientific Method for a class test

6th. Year: Learn about Environmental Factors affecting Organisms, Aquatic Environments, Energy Flow up to and including Length of Food Chain.


Homework set Thursday 
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7th. September 
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2nd. Year: In your science copy write a sentence on Biothecnology, Genetic Engineering, bacteria producing insulin & rice producing Vitamin A - see pg. 76 Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year: Write out the table of differences between insect- and wind-pollinated flowers from  pg. 89 Discovering Science into your science copy. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant Fig. 7 pg. 90 Discovering Science. Learn about Pollination, Fertilisation & Seed and Fruit Formation pgs. 88, 89 & 90 Discovering Science 

3ú Gaeilge: Beidh ábalta cuir síos ort féin - dath gruaige, dath súile, pearsantacht.

5th. Year: From Principles of Experimentation learn about Careful Planning and Design, how to Ensure that the Experiment is Safe & how to Design a Control Experiment.

6th. Learn the definition of Ecology, Ecosystem, Biosphere and Habitat.


Homework set Wednesday 
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6th. September 
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1st. Year: In your science copy write down 4 traits/characteristics you think all living things have in common.

3ú Gaeilge: Beidh ábalta d'ainm, d'aois, do sheoladh baile agus do dháta breithe a thabairt in allagamh.


Homework set Monday
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4th. September 
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5th. Year: Learn the procedures for carrying out food tests for Fats/Lipids, Starch, Protein & Reducing Sugar. Know the expected results and conclusions.


Homework set Friday 
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1st. September 
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3rd. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of A Sweep Net, A Pooter, A Beating Tray, A Pitfall Trap,A Quadrat & A Line Transect. Know how these pieces of equipment are used to survey flora and fauna in a field study.
See pgs. 107 to 109 Discovering Science.

5th. Year:Write out a sentence that defines each of the following key words: Scientific Method, Observation, Hypothesis, Experiment, Data Conclusion, Theory, Principal and Variable.

6th. Year: Learn how to Study an Ecosystem 




Homework set Thursday 
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31st. August 
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2nd. Year: Write out the definition of each of the following key words - Chromosomes, Gene, Inherited Characteristics. Learn the information on page 63 Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of a Flower. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled and learn the definitions of Fertilisation & Pollination

6th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Devices for collecting Animals I.e Pooter, Pitfall Trap, Tullgren Funnel & Cryptozoic Trap. Know how devices are used.


JUNIOR SCIENCE 
MODULES  2017 - 2018
SIGNIFICANT DATES

1st. and 2nd. Year Students 
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Module 1
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Thursday 31st. August to Friday 10th. November 

Exams
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1st. Year Students: Wednesday 8th. November 

2nd. Year Students: Thursday 9th. November or Friday 10th. November 

Module 2
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Week beginning Monday 13th. November to Friday 23rd. February 2018

Exams
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1st. Year Students: Wednesday 21st. February 

2nd. Year Students: Thursday 22nd. or Friday 23rd. February 

Module 3
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Week beginning Monday 26th. February to Friday 25th. May

Exams
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1st. Year Students: Wednesday 23rd. May

2nd. Year Students Thursday 24th. or Friday 25th. May


3rd. Year Students 
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Module 1: Thursday 31st. August to Friday 29th. September 

Module 2: Thursday 5th. October to Friday 10th. November 

Module 3: Thursday 16th. November to Friday 22nd. December

Exams
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Christmas Exam: A full Mock Examination Paper

February/March: A full Mock Examination Paper

Projects & Revision
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Project 1 & Revision: Thursday 11th. January 2018 to Friday 9th. March

Project 2 & Revision: Thursday 15th. March to Friday 4th. May

Revision only - in science area students did not do a project on: Thursday 10th. May to Friday 18th. May

Revision only - in science area students did not do a project on: Thursday 24th. May and Friday 25th. May


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Homework set Tuesday 
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23rd. May
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2ú Gaeilge: Ullmhaigh don Chluastuiscint - Avondale a Dó Dhéag Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Complete Revision Test handout on Ecology 


Homework set Monday
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22nd. May
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3rd. Year: Complete the Junior Certificate questions on the Revision Test on Food & Digestion

5th. Year: Learn about Virus Structure. Shapes of Viruses, Virus Replication and Viruses: Living or Dead? 


Homework set Thursday 
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18th. May
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2nd. Year: Revise Chapters 6 to 15 ( inclusive ) Discovering Science for the Biology Summer Exam on Wednesday 24th. May

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Human Reproduction on Friday 20th. May


Homework set Wednesday 
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17th. May
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2nd. Year: Revise Transport in Plants & Sensitivity in Plants Chapters 14 & 15 Discovering Science for class tests on Thursday 18th. May

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Fungi on Thursday 18th. May


Home set Tuesday
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16th. May
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1st. Year: Revise Chapters 1, 2 & 3 of the Catalyst Textbook for the Biology Summer Exam on Tuesday 23rd. May

2ú Gaeilge: Ullmhaigh don Bhéaltriail - Aonad a Deich Iontas 3

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class on The Skeleton & Muscles

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Fungi on Thursday 18th. May


Homework set Monday
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15th. May
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2ú Gaeilge: Ullmhaigh don Bhéaltriail - Aonad a Deich Iontas 3

5th. Year: Reminder - Class test on The Skeleton & Muscles on Tuesday 16th. May

3rd. Year: Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science  for a Revision Test on Thursday 18th. May


Homework set Friday
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12th. May
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Respiration in a Cell Fig. 3. 3.3 pg. 55 Catalyst Textbook. Learn about Respiration pgs. 54 to 57 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Ullmhaigh don Bhéaltriail Aonad a Deich Iontas3

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Food & Human Nutrition on Tuesday 16th. May


Homework set Thursday 
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11th. May
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2ú Gaeilge: An Aimsir Chaite - An Chéad Réimniú

2nd. Year: Learn about Photosynthesis pgs. 74 & 78 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Revise Food & Digestion and Ecology for Revision Tests on Monday 15th. May

5th. Year: Revise The Skeleton & Muscles for a class test on Tuesday 16th. May

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Genetics on Friday 12th. May


Homework set Wednesday 
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10th. May
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 75 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about Muscles

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on The Nervous System & The Senses on Thursday 11th. May



Homework set Tuesday 
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9th. May
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1st. Year: Learn the information on pgs. 26 & 27 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir ó leathanach 219 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Revise The Circulation System for a Revision Test on Thursday 11th. May

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of A Typical Synovial Joint (the knee). Learn about Joints, Ligaments, Tendons
and Arthritis 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on The Nervous System & Sense Organs on Thursday 11th. May


Homework set Monday
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8th. May
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2ú Gaeilge: Leathanach 288 go leathanach 231 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Revise The Skeleton & Muscles Chapter 8 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Tuesday 9th. May

5th. Year: Learn about Bone Growth, Bone Development & Renewal of Bone

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Respiration on Tuesday 9th. May


Homework set Friday 
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5th. May
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1st. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in your science copy of An Animal Cell & of A Plant Cell. Learn the names and functions  of the parts labelled  pg. 24 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Leathanach 224 go leathanach 227 Iontas 3

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Respiration on Tuesday 9th. May


Homework set Thursday 
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4th. May
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2ú Gaeilge: Ullmhaigh don Scrúdú Béil

2nd. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Test a Leaf for Starch. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class tests on Plant Structure and Genetics

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Ecology on Friday 5th. May


Homework set Tuesday 
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2nd. May
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1st. Year: Learn the information on pgs. 19 & 20 of the Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge deist 6 leathanach 116 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Revise Human Reproduction for a Revision Test on Thursday 4th. May

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of a Transverse Section (TS) of a Typical Vertebra, External Structure of a Long Bone and Internal Structure of a Long Bone. Learn about the Parts of the Appendicular Skeleton, Cartilage and Structure of Long Bone

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on the Endocrine System on Thursday 4th. May


Homework set Friday 
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28th. April
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh aiste leis an teideal " Nuair a bhí mé tinn "I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge. 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on The Skeleton & Muscles on Tuesday 2nd. May


Homework set Thursday
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27th. April
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2ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht 1 leathanach 114 Iontas 3 agus Ceacht 1 leathanach 115 Iontas 3 . Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of a Flowering Plant. Learn the names and the functions of the pats labelled. Revise Genetics and Plant Structure for a class test on Thursday 4th. May


5th. Year: Know the Functions of the Skeleton and the the Parts of the Axial Skeleton 



Homework set Monday
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24th. April
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir agus litriú ó leathanach 112 Iontas 3


Homework set Tuesday 
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4th. April 
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2ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht 2 agus Ceacht 3 leathanach 273 Iontas 3 . Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Location of Endocrine Glands. Learn the definitions of Exocrine Glands, Endocrine Glands and Hormones. Learn the Role of the Pituitary Gland, Hypothalamus, Pineal, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Thymus and Adrenal Glands 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Transport in Plants on Wednesday 5th. April 


Homework set Monday
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3rd. April 
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2ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht 4 leathanach 271 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Complete writing up the photocopied Reporting Booklet for the Assessment of Science Coursework 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Structure of the Ear.
Reminder - Class Test on The Senses on Tuesday 4th. March

Homework set Friday 
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31st. March
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1st. Year: Learn the information on Photosynthesis pages 50 - 53 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht 4 agus Ceacht 5 leathanach 269 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 


Homework set Thursday 
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30th. March
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2ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht 3 leathanach 269 Iontas 3 . Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Female Reproductive System Fig. 4 pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the details of The Menstrual Cycle pg. 63 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Complete pgs. 13 & 14 of the photocopied reporting booklet by showing calculations related to water retained by each sample and rate of drainage for each sample and draw a graph or bar chart of the results obtained 

5th. Year: Learn the Functions of the Parts of the Ear - Pinna, Auditory Canal, Eardrum, Ossicles, Eustachian Tube

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Heart, Blood & The Lymphatic System on Friday 31st. March 


Homework set Wednesday 
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29th. March 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Male Reproductive System Fig. 3 pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled and know the definition of fertilisation 

5th. Year: Learn the functions of the parts of the eye


Homework set Tuesday 
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28th. March 
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1st. Year: Answer in your science copy questions 3, 4 & 6 pg. 59 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceacht 1 leathanach 268 Iontas 3 . Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Structure of the Eye. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Revise Plant Responses for a Revision Test on Wednesday 29th. March 



Homework set Monday 
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27th. March
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair (1) & (2) leathanach 268 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge agus líon isteach na bearnaí 

3rd. Year: Write up the procedure for the practical experiment done in class 

5th. Year: Reminder - Class test on The Nervous System on Tuesday 28th. March


6th. Year Revision Tests
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Timetable 2017
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Thursday 16th. March : Enzymes 

Tuesday 21st. March : Photosynthesis 

Thursday 23rd. March : Breathing System 

Friday 24th. March : Diffusion & Osmosis

Wednesday 29th. March : Plant Responses

Friday 31st. March : Heart, Blood & Lymphatic System

Wednesday 5th. April : Transport in Plants

Thursday 6th. April : Structure of Flowering Plants

Friday 7th. April : Homeostasis & Excretion ( includes Skin )

Tuesday 25th. April : Viruses & Immunity

Wednesday 26th. April : Monera

Friday 28th. April : Reproduction of Flowering Plants

Tuesday 2nd. May : Muscles & Skeleton

Thursday 4th. May : Endocrine System 

Friday 5th. May : Ecology 

Tuesday 9th. May : Respiration

Thursday 11th. May : Nervous System & Sense Organs

Friday 12th. May : Genetics 

Tuesday 16th. May : Food & Digestion

Thursday 18th. May : Fungi

Friday 19th. May : Human Reproduction 

Tuesday 23rd. May : Mixed



Homework set Friday 
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24th. March 
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1st. Year: Learn the Equation for Photosynthesis - both the chemical equation and the word equation pg. 51 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú ar leathanach 84 Iontas 3

6th. Year: Revise Plant Responses for a Revision Test on Tuesday 28th. March


Homework set Thursday 
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23rd. March
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2ú Gaeilge: Deán ceacht 2 leathanach 87 Iontas 3. Scríobh na nabairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge agus líon isteach na bearnaí. Bíodh an obair ranga críochnaite freisin Cleacthadh ag Scríobh leathanach 85 Iontas 3

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of A Ball and Socket Joint Fig. 4 pg. 53 Discovering Science. 
Revise Chapter 8 for class test on Wednesday 29th. March 

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's Revision Test on Food & The Digestive System 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of A Reflex Arc. Revise The Nervous System for a class test on Tuesday 28th. March 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on The Breathing System on Friday 24th. March 


Homework set Wednesday 
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22nd. March
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2nd. Year: Learn about the Functions of the Skeleton pg. 52 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about The Brain

6th. Year: Revise The Breathing System for a Revision Test on Thursday 23rd. March and Diffusion & Osmosis for a Revision Test on Friday 24th. March 




Homework set Tuesday 
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21st. March
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1st. Year: Learn the information on pg. 47 Catalyst Textbook and the information under the heading Homeostasis on pg. 48 Catalyst Textbook for a class test on Friday 24th. March

2ú Gaeilge: Deán an Léamhthuiscint  atá ar leathanach 84 Iontas 3 

3rd. Year: Revise Food & The Digestive System Chapters 3 & 4 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Thursday 23rd. March 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Events at a Synapse. Learn about the Passage of an Impulse Across a Synapse 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Photosynthesis 


Homework set Monday 
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20th. March
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh na seanfhocail set a leanas as Gaeilge I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge:  

1. An empty sack won't stand

2. A windy day is not the day to thatch 

3. A good run is better than a bad stand

4. A hen is heavy if carried a long way

5. Many's a time a man's mouth broke his nose 


Homework set Thursday 
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16th.March
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Urinary System Fig.3 pg. 49 Discovering Science. Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 22nd. March

3rd. Year: Revise The Circulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Tuesday 21st.March.

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Movement of an Impulse in a Neuron.Learn about the Transmission of Nerve Impulse.

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Photosynthesis for a Revision Test on Tuesday 21st.March

Homework set Wednesday 
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15th. March
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2nd. Year: Revise The Circulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 16th. March

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Sensory and Motor Neurons. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Enzymes on Thursday 16th. March. Revise Photosynthesis for a Revision Test on Tuesday 21st. March



Homework set Tuesday 
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14th. March
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Chemicals of Life Chapter 2 Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year: Revise The Skeleton & Movement for a Revision Test on Thursday 16th. March

5th. Year: Learn about the Sense of Taste and the Sense of Smell 

6th. Year: Revise Enzymes for a Revision Test on Thursday 16th. March


Homework set Monday
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13th. March 
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3rd. Year: Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Tuesday 14th. March


Homework set Friday 
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10th. March
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1st. Year: Revise The Chemicals of Life Chapter 2 Catalyst Textbook for a class test on Tuesday 14th. March

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh aisle I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge, dhá leathanach ar a laghad , ar         " Turas "


Homework set Thursday 
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9th. March
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2ú Gaeilge: Beidh Aiste le Scríobh agat ag an deireadh seactaine

2nd. Year: Know 5 differences between Arteries and Veins. Learn about Blood Cells & the Functions of Blood. Learn about The Composition of Blood and the Functions of Blood pgs. 40 & 41 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: On pg. 16 of handout for the Junior Certificate Biology Project write in 3 comments to do with refinements, extensions, sources of error etc.


5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Plant Responses


Homework set Wednesday 
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8th. March
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2nd. Year: From last week - labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of the Human Heart , An Artery, A Vein & A Capillary from pgs. 41 & 42 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Reminder - Class test on Plant Responses on Thursday 9th. March

Homework set Tuesday 
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7th. March
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1st. Year: Learn the information on pgs. 36 & 37 of the Catalyst Textbook 

3rd. Year: Do background research on the Junior Certificate Biology Project ......record 3 sources on pg. 9 of the photocopied booklet given in class today


Homework set Monday 
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6th. March 
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5th. Year: Revise Plant Responses for a class test on Thursday 9th. March 


Homework set Friday
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3rd. March
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1st. Year: Learn the information on Food Tests from the table on pg. 34 of the Catalyst Textbook for a class test on Tuesday 7th. March



Homework set Thursday
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2nd. March
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2nd. Year: Draw labelled diagrams  in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of an Artery, the Structure of a Vein, and the Structure of a Capillary pg. 41 Discovering Science. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Human Heart pg. 42 Discovering Science


5th. Year: Answer the question with the graph from the Revision Questions at the end of the chapter on Plant Responses



Homework set Wednesday 
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1st. March
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5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Role of IAA in Phototropism. Learn about The Mechanism of a Plant to Light ( i.e. Mechanism of Phototropism )


Homework set Tuesday 
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28th. February 
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1st. Year: See Food Tests on page 34 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir agus litriú ón " Freagra Samplach " ar an dán Teilifís le Gabriel Rosenstock

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Excretion


Homework set Monday
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27th. February 
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2ú Gaeilge: Aistrigh an dán Teilifís le Gabriel Rosenstock

5th. Year: Reminder - class test on Excretion on Tuesday 28th. February 


Homework set Friday 
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17th. February 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge an alt ar Scéal an Dáin leathanach 363 Iontas 3


Homework set Thursday 
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16th. February 
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5th. Year: Prepare for a class test on Excretion on Tuesday 28th. February 


Home set Wednesday 
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15th. February 
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5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Nephron, with its Associated Blood Supply. Learn the names of the parts labelled 


Homework set Tuesday 
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14th. February 
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5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Urinary System 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Human Reproduction Structure, Primary and Secondary Characteristics 


Homework set Monday
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13th. February 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 2 leathanach 138 Iontas 3. Scríobh na habairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on the Breathing System 


Home set Friday
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10th. February 
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1st. Year: Revise Chapters 1, 2 & 3 Catalyst Textbook for the End of Module Exam on Tuesday 14th. February 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir Cuid B leathanach 349 Iontas 3 do scrúdú ranga 13/02/17

6th. Year: Revise Human Reproduction Structure, Primary and Secondary Characteristics for a class test on Tuesday 14th. February. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a Foetus in the Uterus. Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Hormonal Control in Pregnancy 


Homework set Thursday 
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9th. February 
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5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a Vertical Section (VS) of the Skin. Revise Human Breathing for a class test on Monday 13th. February 



Homework set Wednesday 
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8th. February 
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5th. Year: Learn about Asthma

6th. Year: Revise Hormonal Control in the Menstrual Cycle for a class test on Friday 10th.


Homework set Tuesday 
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7th. February 
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1st. Year: Revise Chapters 1, 2 & 3 Catalyst Textbook for End of Module Exam on Tuesday 14th. February 

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge an alt deireanach ar leathanach 31 agus líon isteach na bearnaí 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Human Nutrition. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Gas Exchange in an Alveolus. Learn about  the Mechanism of Breathing and the Control of Human Breathing 

6th. Year: Learn about Fibroids


Homework set Monday
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4th. February 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna 1- 5  " Mo Blag Blag mo scoile nua " leathanach 30 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Human Breathing (Respiratory) System. Reminder - class test on Human Digestion on Tuesday 7th. February  



Homework set Friday 
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3rd. February 
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 1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Photosynthesis. Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy 

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge na habairtí atá sa bhosca buí leathanach 55 Iontas 3

6th. Year: Learn about Hormonal Control in the Menstrual Cycle and about Birth Control 


Homework set Thursday
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2nd. February 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach an foclóir ó leathanach 137 Iontas 3

2nd. Year: Revise Chapters 6 to 15 Discovering Science for the End of Module Exam on Wednesday 8th. February 

3rd. Year: Focus on write up of the Junior Certificate Biology Project in the Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Revise Human Digestion for a class test on Tuesday 7th. February 

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Female Reproductive System. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled. Learn about The Menstrual Cycle 


Homework set Wednesday 
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1st. February 
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2nd. Year: Learn about Transport in Plants Chapter 14 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about the Types of Teeth and the Human Dental Formula 

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of the Structure of a Sperm Cell. Learn about Hormones in the Male Reproductive System, Secondary Male Characteristics and Male Infertility 


Homework set Tuesday 
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31st. January 
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1st. Year: Study Photosynthesis pgs. 50, 51, 52 & 53 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge an liosta de Na Pearsana Spóirt atá are leathanach 166 Iontas 3

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Relationship between the Villus and the Lacteal. Learn about Bile, the Duodenum and  the Ileum

 6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Sexual Reproduction in Plants. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Male Reproductive Organs


Homework set Monday 
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30th. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh trí abairt I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge faoi spórt sa scoil

5th. Year: Learn about the Stomach, Pancreas and Liver


Homework set Friday
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27th. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge alt ó leathanach 7 agus líon isteach na bearnaí 

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Changes in Dry Weight (Mass)  during Germination. Revise Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants for a class test on Tuesday 31st. January 

Homework set Thursday 
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26th. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh alt fút féin, do sheoladh, do chlann, do chairde agus do scoil

2nd. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today Testing a Leaf for Starch pgs. 76 & 77 Discovering Science. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Plant Sensitivity Chapter 15 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Edit Report on Biology Project for transfer to Junior Certificate Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Learn about the Main Events in Human Nutrition, Digestion in the Mouth, Oesophagus, Peristalsis and Role of Fibre

6th. Year: Learn about Dormancy and Germination 


Homework set Wednesday 
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25th. January 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Flowering Plant pg. 71 Discovering Science. Prepare for a class test on Thursday 26th. January on Sensitivity in Plants Chapter 15 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Human Digestive System. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of An Endospermic Seed e.g. Maize and of a Non-Endospermic Seed e.g. Broad Bean. Learn about Seeds and Fruit & Seed Dispersal


Homework set Tuesday 
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24th. January 
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test. Know the steps involved in testing a leaf for the presence of starch

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh cúig abairtí fút féin ag úsáid na haidiachtaí ar leathanach 12 agus leathanach 13 Iontas 3

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Blood, Heart and Blood Vessels & The Lymphatic System. Learn about Homeostasis 

6th. Year: Learn about Formation of Sex Cells (or Gametes) in Flowering Plants


Homework set Monday
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23rd. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Bíodh na liostaí focail ar leathanach 12 Iontas 3 scríofa amach agat I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge . Ullmhaigh an t-alt deirneach ar leathanach 12 Iontas 3 do deachtú

3rd. Year: Complete pages 13 & 14 of the photocopied Reporting Booklet for the Assessment of Science Coursework (Set Investigations)

5th. Year: Reminder - class test on Blood, The Heart and Blood Vessels and the Lymphatic System 



Homework set Friday 
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20th. January
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1st. Year: Learn the definitions of the 5 key words on pg. 47 Catalyst Textbook. Know that enzymes are made of protein and that body enzymes work best at 37 degrees Celsius. In the reaction Hydrogen Peroxide + Catalase ---------> Oxygen and Water be able to name the substrate, the enzyme and the products. There will be a class test on Tuesday 24th. January 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú do Cuid A leathanach 349 Iontas 3

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of a Flower. Learn the names of the parts labelle. Draw a labelled diagram of a Mature Pollen Grain


Homework set Thursday 
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19th. January 
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2nd. Year: Learn about Genetics for a class test on Wednesday 25th. January 

5th. Year: Revise Blood, The Heart and Blood Vessels and The Lymphatic System for a class test on Tuesday 24th. January 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Asexual Reproduction in Plants


Homework set Wednesday 
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18th. January 
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2nd. Year: Learn about The Menstrual Cycle, The Fertile Period and Family Planning 

5th. Year: Learn about the Control of Heartbeat

6th. Year: Prepare for class test on Vegetative Propagation on Thursday 19th. January 



Homework set Tuesday 
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17th. January 
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1st. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class toda Enzymes in Action pg. 48 Catalyst Textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú as bhosca do Cuid B leathanach 346 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Write up on pgs. 11 & 12 of the photocopy of the Reporting Booklet for the Assessment of Science Coursework (Set Investigations) the Procedure Followed in the Investigation carried out in class today

5th. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Dissect, Display and Identify the Parts of the Heart

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Onion Bulb. Revise Vegetative Propagation for a class test



Homework set Monday
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16th. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú sa bhosca do Cuid A leathanach 346 Iontas 3

5th. Year: Learn The Stages of Heartbeat ( Cardiac Cycle )


Homework set Friday
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13th. January 
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1st. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of an Animal Cell and of a Plant Cell
Learn about the parts labelled. Answer in your science copy  Question 3 pg. 31 Catalyst Textbook  

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir agus litriú a phiocadh ó leathanach 217 Iontas 3

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagrams in pencil of Viral Replication.  Learn about Viruses


Homework set Thursday 
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12th. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge na nathanna do pictiúr a haon/as chéad phictiúr atá ar leathanach 217 Iontas 3

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of the Male Reproductive System and the Female Reproductive System pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled and their functions 

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's revision test on The Circulatory System 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Heart. Learn the names of the parts labelle. Know about Double Circulation 

6th. Year: Draw the chart that summarises The Different Types of Lymphocytes and learn about Lymphocytes 


Homework set Wednesday 
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11th. January 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Sttucture of the Eye. Learn the names of the parts labelled and their functions 

5th. Year: Know the difference between Open and Closed Blood Systems. Learn the Differences between Arteries and Veins

6th. Year: Draw the summary of The Different Types of Induced Immunity. Learn about the Specific Defence System 


Homework set Tuesday 
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10th. January 
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1st. Year: Learn about the Nucleus and the Cell Membrane. Know the procedure for the practical experiment done to class today To show that Expired Air has more Carbon Dioxide than Inspired Air

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge na nathanna do pictiúr a cheat hair/as cheathrú pictiúr ar leathanach 215 Iontas 3 

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's revision test on the Skeleton and Muscles. Revise The Circulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Thursday 12th. January 

5th. Year: Learn the Functions of Blood and about Blood Groups. Know the procedure for the practical experiment done today To Investigate the Effect of Exercise on Human Pulse Rate

6th. Year: Learn about the General Defence System 


Homework set Monday
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9th. January 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge na nathanna do pictiúr a dó/sa dara pictiúr atá ar leathanach 215 Iontas 3 

3rd. Year: Revise The Skeleton and Muscles Chapter 8 Discovering Science for a class test on Tuesday 10th. January 

5th. Year: Learn about The Composition of Blood



Homework set Tuesday 
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20th. December 
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3rd. Year: Re. Junior Certificate Project  & Background research undertaken in preparation for the investigation: people, books, websites, etc. as sources of relevant information - Write down three sources referenced and the information gleaned from those sources 

5th. Year: Learn the Cohesion-Tension Model 


Homework set Wednesday 
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7th. December 
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2nd. Year: Write out in your science copy all the definitions from Know Your Definitions pg. 54 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of LS Phloem and of TS of a Root. Learn Monocot Features and Dicot Features 

6th. Year: Learn the details of Pathway II  Reactions ( Non-Cyclic Photophosphorylation ) of the Light Stage of Photosynthesis 


Homework set Tuesday 
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6th. December 
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on the Food Tests

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach an Aimsir Fháistineach agus an Aimsir Láithreach de bhriathra 1,2, 10, 11, 32, 33 agus 34

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Prepare and Examine a Transverse Section of a Dicot Stem

6th. Year: Learn the details of Pathway 1 Reactions (Cyclic Photophosphorylation)  of the Light Stage in Photosynthesis 



Homework set Monday
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5th. December 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach an Aimsir Láithreach de briathra 1, 3, 32, 33 agus 34 atá ar an liosta a fuair tú da rang inniú

3rd. Year: Write out in your science copy the first six definitions from Know Your Definitions pg. 117 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of LS of Xylem. Learn about Xylem and Leaves



Homework set Friday 
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2nd. December 
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1st. Year: There will be a class test on the Food Tests on Tuesday 6th. December....see first table pg. 34 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge an chéad alt agus an dara halt ó Téamaí sa Scéal leathanach 410 Iontas 3

6th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Influence of Light Intensity on the Rate of Photosynthesis 


Homework set Thursday 
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1st. December 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge an chéad alt ó leathanach 409

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in your science copy of the Structure of the Urinary System Fig. 3 Discovering Science. Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 7th. December. Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on The Circulation System 

3rd. Answer Questions A 6 to 12 pg. 103 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of the Longitudinal Section (LS) of Root Tip and TS of Dicot Stem. Learn the names of the zones in a root and what happens in each zone


Homework set Wednesday 
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30th. November 
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2nd. Year: Revise The Circulation System for a class test on Thursday 1st. December 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of a Flowering Plant. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Learn about Variation and Mutations 


Homework set Tuesday 
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29th. November 
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1st. Year: Learn the information on Food Tests in the first table on pg. 34 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an chuid eile den foclóir ar leathanach 408 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Answer questions A  1 to 6 pg. 103 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th.Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of Amoeba. Learn about Amoeba


Homework set Monday
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28th. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Foglaim foclóir agus litriú den chéad cúig fhocal ar an liosta ar leathanach 408 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Write out all 8 definitions from KNOW YOUR DEFINITIONS pg. 122 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Fungi



Homework set Friday
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25th. November
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge I mBéarla agus I nGaeilge an liosta focail ar leathanach 409 Iontas 3. Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Genetic Crosses and Heredity. Learn about Genetic Engineering, know what happens during each of the 5 stages involved 


Homework set Thursday 
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24th. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna (h) agus (I) leathanach 409 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Learn the five differences between Arteries and Veins pg. 41 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Learn the procedure, expected results and conclusions for the practical experiment that investigates the Conditions Necessary for Germination- see pg. 93 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Reminder - Revise Fungi for a class test on Monday 28th. November 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Genetic Crosses and Heredity for a class test on Friday 25th. November 


Homework set Wednesday 
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23rd. November 
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5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Sexual Reproduction in Rhizopus and learn what happens at each stage

6th. Year: Revise Genetic Crosses and Heredity for a class test on Friday 25th. November 


Homework set Tuesday 
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22nd. November 
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1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today Preparing a Specimen of Onion Cells to View Under a Light Microscope pg. 23 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair (e) agus (f) leathanach 409 Iontas 3 . Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Write out in your science copy the first five sentences from Know Your Definitions pg. 93 Discovering Science. Learn about the process of Germination pg. 92 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of Rhizopus. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled. 


Homework set Monday 
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21st. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna (a), (b), (c) agus (d) leathanach 409 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Write out in your science copy the table on pg. 89 Discovering Science showing The Differences between Insect- and Wind- Polllinated Flowers. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant Fig. 7 pg. 90 Discovering Science. Learn about Pollination and Fertilisation pgs. 88, 89 & 90 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Monera


Homework set Friday
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18th. November 
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1st. Year: Learn about The Characteristics of Life pgs. 19 & 20 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Luaigh cúis ar thaitin an dán Nuacht a Sé ar RTÉ leat.  Scríobh an freagra I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

6th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To use Starch Agar or Skimmed Milk Plates to Show Digestive Activity During Germination 


Homework set Thursday 
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17th. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge an chéad dhá véarsa den dán Nuacht a Sé ar RTÉ le Pilib Ó Brádaigh

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Human Heart. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of a Flower. Learn the names and functions of the 10 labelled parts pgs. 87 & 88 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of A Typical Bioreactor for Batch Culture. Revise Monera for a class t st on Monday 21st. November 

6th. Year: Answer Question 2 on the handout given in class today 



Homework set Wednesday 
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16th. November 
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6th. Year: Answer Question 10 (c) 2015  

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of the Growth Curve for Bacteria. Learn about the Growth Curve and about Antibiotics 


Homework set Tuesday
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15th. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach an chéad dhá véarsa den dán Ceacht Baile le Róise Ní Ghráda

3rd. Year: Learn how to Measure and Record the Environmental Factors, Collecting Animals and Plants s, Identify the Animals and Plants and Estimating the Number of Plants Present pgs. 107 & 108 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of The Structure of a Typical Bacterium and a chart of Types of Bacterial Nutrition. Learn about The Structure is a Bacterial Cell, Bacterial Types, Reproduction , Nutrition and Factors Affecting the Growth of Bacteria 

6th. Year: Answer Question 11 (c) 20008

Homework set Monday
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14th. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na nathanna I " Críoch na Litreach " I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge ó leathanach 201 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Learn how to conduct an Ecological Fieldstudy, pgs. 107 & 108 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about the Distribution of Bacteria and Fungi in Nature, the Size of Bacteria and the features of Monera (Prokaryotae)


Homework set Friday
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11th. November
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim nathanna do Críoch na Litreach 

6th. Year: Attempt the following cross : The gene for colour-blindness is sex-linked. If a woman having normal colour vision, has a colour-blind father, what is the probability that her sons will be colour-blind if she marries a man with normal colour vision?



Homework set Thursday 
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10th. November 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na nathanna a phiocadh sa rang inniú. Foghlaim an foclóir agus litriú freisin


5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Diffusion and Osmosis 

6th. Year: Work out the results of the Dihybrid Cross with Linkage given in class today 


Homework set Wednesday 
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9th. November
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5th. Year: Reminder - Revise Diffusion & Osmosis for a class test on Thursday 10th. October 

6th. Year: Review handout on Dihybrid Crosses given in class today 


Homework set Friday
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28th. October 
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1st. Years: Revise Chapters 1,2 & 3 Catalyst textbook for End of Module Christmas Exam 

2nd. Year: Revise Chapters 6 to 15 for End of Module Christmas Exam

3rd. Year:
Those who have studied Biology during the current academic year revise Chapters 1 to 20 Discovering Science. Those who have yet to study Biology during this current academic year revise Chapters 1 to 15 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Answer questions 2, 3, 4 & 5 on the Dihybrid Crosses handout. 

Topics covered to date during the 2016 - 2017 academic year:

1. Ecology

2. Respiration

3. Genetics: 
Cell Division 
DNA & RNA
Genetics Crosses - Monohybrid & Dihybrid 

Topics that will be covered next:

1. Genetics Crosses:
  Dihybrid with linkage & Sex 
  linkage

  Pedigree studies
  
  Mendel's Laws


2. Variation & Evolution

3. Genetic Engineering 


Homework set Wednesday 
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26th. October 
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5th. Year: Revise Diffusion and Osmosis for a class test

6th. Year: Complete the question started in class today 


Homework set Tuesday 
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25th. October 
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in your science copy of An Enzyme Changing Maltose to Glucose Fig. 3.1.1 pg. 47 Catalyst textbook. Write the following two sentences in your science copy: The substance an enzyme acts on is called a substrate. The enzyme acts on the substrate and changes it into a product. Answer Question 1 pg. 59 Catalyst textbook. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge na nathanna Gaeilge i dtábla 4 Corp na Litreach  

3rd. Year: In your science copy  Draw a Food Web from a Woodland Habitat Fig. 9 pg. 101 Discovering Science. Learn the contents of Chapter 17 Ecology Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn the details of the practical experiment done in class today To Demonstrate Osmosis 

6th. Year: Show the genotypes and phenotypes that could result from the following dihybrid cross RrYy x RrYy


Homework set Monday
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24th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna 1,2,3 agus 4 leathanach 199. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Learn about Micro-organisms Chapter 20 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn the definition of Osmosis 


Homework set Friday 
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21st. October 
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1st. Year: Write out the last six statements from the Chapter Summary on page 28 of the Catalyst textbook in your science copy 

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 1 leathanach 340 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

6th. Year: Attempt Question 11 from the chapter on Genetic Crosses

Homework set Thursday 
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20th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 2 leathanach 338. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Test A Leaf for Starch pg. 77 Discovering Science. Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Genetics 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Enzymes 

6th. Year: Attempt Question 4 (c) & (d) from handout on the Monohybrid Cross


Homework set Wednesday 
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19th. October 
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2nd. Year: Revise Genetics Chapter 11 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 20th. October 

5th. Year: Reminder - class test on Enzymes on Thursday 20th. October 

6th. Year: Answer Question 3 from the handout you were given in class today 


Homework set Tuesday
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18th. October 
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1st. Year: Learn about the Products of Photosynthesis pg. 50 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Déan an ceacht " Cleachtadh ag Scríobh. Líon na bearnaí thíos" leathanach 10 Iontas 3. Athscríobh an alt I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge agus líon isteach na bearnaí 

3rd. Year: Write out the last 7 definitions from Know Your Definitions pg. 93 Discovering Science in your science copy 

5th. Year: Revise Enzymes for a class test on Thursday 20th. October 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on DNA and RNA


Homework set Monday
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17th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceist 1 leathanach 8 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant Fig. 7 pg. 90 Discovering Science.  Learn about Fertilisation, Seed and Fruit Formation & Seed Dispersal pgs. 90 & 91 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about ADP & ATP
Complete the graphs showing The Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Enzyme Action and The Effect of pH on the Rate of Enzyme Action & write out the three sample equations of the uses of immobilised enzymes 



Homework set Friday
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14th. October 
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1st. Year: Answer questions 6 & 7 pg. 43 Catalyst textbook in your science copy 

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh 4 abairtí ar dátaí bréithe I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

6th. Year: Revise DNA and RNA for a class test on Tuesday 18th. October 


Homework set Thursday 
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13th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 2 leathanach 4 Iontas 3 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Learn about Fertilisation, Pregnancy and Birth pgs. 64 & 65 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Learn about Pollination pg. 88 & 89 Discovering Science. Draw the table outlining The Differences between Insect-Pollinated and Wind Polllinated Flowers from pg. 89 into your science copy 

5th. Year: Learn the definition of Metabolism and of Enzymes. Learn about The Features of Enzymes, The Role of Enzymes and the Factors Affecting Enzyme Activity 

6th. Year: Learn the meaning of Transcription and the names of the three types of RNA

Homework set Wednesday 
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12th. October 
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2nd. Year: Draw the chart of The Menstrual Cycle Fig. 5 pg. 63 Discovering Science. Learn about The Menstrual Cycle and the Fertile Period pg. 63 Discovering Science 


6th. Year: Learn about DNA Profiling, Genetic Screening and Structural Differences between DNA and RNA

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of the Mechanism of Enzyme Action - the Induced Fit Model. Learn about the Active Site and about the Mechanism of Enzyme Action 

Homework set Tuesday
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11th. October 
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1st. Year: Know the names of the chemicals used in the Food Tests done in class today. Know the Positive Colour Change for each Food Test. See page 34 of the Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú ó lár leathanach 3 Iontas 3

5th. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Heat Denaturation on Catalse Activity

6th. Year: Learn the definition of replication, the Mechanism of DNA Replication and the Significance of DNA Replication 


Homework set Monday
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10th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh alt fút féin bunaithe ar an alt ar leathanach 3 Iontas 3

3rd. Year: Be aware of how to carry out an Ecological Field Study 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Cell Diversity 

Homework set Friday
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7th. October 
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1st. Year: Draw a diagram of The Food Pyramid pg. 38 Catalyst textbook into your science copy. 

2ú Gaeilge: Tarraing pictiúr de radharc ón scéal 'Díoltas an Mhada Rua'

6th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Isolate DNA from a Plant Tissue 


Homework set Thursday
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6th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú seo a leanas: ainmhithe, shaol na tuaithe, saint, bás, díoltas ó leathanach 392 Iontas 3

2nd. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of The Male Reproductive System and The Female Reproductive System Fig. 3 and Fig. 4 pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the information on pgs. 61 & 62 Discovering Science .Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Senses and Nervous System 

5th. Year: Revise Cell Diversity for a class test on Monday 10th. October 

6th. Year: Learn the Detailed Structure of DNA


Homework set Wednesday 
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5th. October 
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2nd. Year: Revise The Senses and Nervous System Chapter 9 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 6th. November 


5th. Year: Learn the definition of Tissue and about Dermal Tissue  and Vascular Tissue in Plants

6th. Year: Revise Mitosis


Homework set Tuesday
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4th. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 2 leathanach 392 Iontas 3. Foghlaim na nathanna seo a leanas , foclóir agus litriú, ón leathanach céanna : Tugann an scéal seo léiriú an-mhaith ar shaol na tuaithe;  Bhí éad ar an iascaire go raibh giorria ag an mada rua agus ghoid sé uaidh é; D'fhoghlaim an t-iascaire ceacht an lá sin, gan olc a chur ar mhada rua!

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Flower. Learn the functions of the parts labelled pgs 87 & 88 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Cell Division 



Homework set Monday
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3rd. October 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh Alt 2 agus Alt 3 I do chóipleabhar ó Staidéar ar an scéal leathanach 391 Iontas 3

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Cell Structure 


Homework set Friday
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30th. September 
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1st. Year: Answer questions posed in points 3 & 4 of Enzymes in Action pg. 48 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach Alt 1 ó Staidéar ar an Scéal leathanach 391

6th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams of the stages in Mitosis and Cell Division. Revise the chapter on Cell Division for a class test on Cell Division 


Homework set Thursday 
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29th. September 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair (g),(h),(I) leathanach 391 Iontas 3 Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Eye Fig. 3 pg. 58 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled. Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on The Skeleton and Movement 

5th. Year: Reminder - Revise Cell Structure for a class test on Monday 3rd. October 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Respiration for a class test on Friday 30th. September 


Homework set Wednesday 
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28th. September 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of A Ball and Socket Joint Fig. 4 pg. 53 Discovering Science.
Revise The Skeleton and Movement Chapter 8 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 29th. September 

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams of the Ultrastructure of an Animal Cell and the Ultrastructure of a Plant Cell. Revise Cell Structure for a class test on Monday 3rd. October 

6th. Year: Learn what happens during Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase and Telophase of Mitosis


Homework set Tuesday
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27th. September
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1st. Year:  Learn the definitions for Enzyme, Substrate and Product pg. 47 Catalyst Textbook

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim foclóir ar leathanach 390 Iontas 3 le fána, ag faire air riamh is choíche, sracfhéachaint, sonaoideach, bob 

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Enzyme Activity

6th. Year: Revise Respiration for a class test on Friday 30th. September


Homework set Monday
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26th. September 
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir ar leathanach 390 Iontas 3......... Phreab an fear de gheit, glam, scaoil sé uaidh, I ndeireadh an an anama

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A 1 - 9 pg. 124 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn about the Cell Membrane, Nucleus, Cytoplasm and Mitochondria 


Homework set Friday
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23rd. September 
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1st. Year: Learn the information in the table on pg. 33 of the Catalyst textbook for a class test on Tuesday 27th. September 

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair (c), (d), agus (e) leathanach 391 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

6th. Year: Learn about the Kerbs Cycle and the Electron Transport System 


Homework set Wednesday 
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21st. September 
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5th. Year: Reminder - Revise Food for a class test on Thursday 22nd. September 


Homework set Tuesday 
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20th. September 
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1st. Year: Learn about Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Organelles and Biomolecules from pg. 33 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair 1(a) agus 1(b)  leathanach 391 Iontas 3 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Write out all 9 definitions in Know Your Definitions pg. 117 Discovering Science in your science copy 

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of pH on the Rate of Enzyme Activity


Homework set Monday
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19th. September 
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir atá i gcló dubh in alt 1 agus alt 2 leathanach 389 Iontas 3 

3rd. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment To Show that Water, Oxygen and a Suitable Temperature are Needed for Germination pg. 93 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about Vitamins and Minerals 


Homework set Friday 
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16th. September 
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1st. Year: Learn the information in the first table on food tests pg. 34 Catalyst textbook 

2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an alt ar Grá i Mothúcháin an Dáin

6th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Prepare and Show the Production of Alcohol by Yeast


Homework set Thursday 
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15th. September 
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2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh Alt 1 ó Téama an Dáin I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

2nd. Year: Write out Know Your Definitions pg. 54 Discovering Science in your science copy 

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 4 to 10 pg. 103 pg. Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Types of Carbohydrates, Structure of a Lipid ( Triglyceride), Structure of a Phospholipid and Relationships between Amino Acids, Pepides, Polypeptides and Proteins. Learn about Proteins

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Ecology


Homework set Wednesday 
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14th. September 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Urinary System Fig. 3 pg. 49 Discovering Science. Learn about Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 15th. September. Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on The Circulation System 

5th. Year: Learn about Carbohydrates and Lipids

6th. Year: Revise for a class test on Ecology on Thursday 15th. September 


Homework set Tuesday
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13th. September
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1st. Year: Know the Differences between Animal and Plant Cells. Learn the names of the parts of The Light Microscope

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 3 pg. 103 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn the methods for the practical experiments done in class today - Test for Lipids, Test for Starch, Test for Protein & Test for Reducing Sugar

6th. Year: Learn about Anaerobic Respiration


Hmework set Monday
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12th. September
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an chéad ceithre líne den dán Subh Milis 

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 17 - 20 pg.94 Discovering Science . Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn about The Need for Food & The Elements Present in Food


Homework set Friday
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9th. September 
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1st. Year: Write up the practical experiment To Prepare and Examine a Slide of Plant Tissue I.e. Onion Cells in your science copy

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 1 agus Ceist 2 leathanach 20 Iontas 3.  Scríobh abairtí I dó chóipleabhar Gaeilge agus líon isteach na bearnaí 

6th. Year: Revise Ecology for a class test on Wednesday 14th. September 


Homework set Thursday
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8th. September
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2ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir agus an litriú den chead cúig nathanna ar leathanach 128 Iontas 3 do scrúdú ranga Dé hAoine 9ú Meán Fomháir

2nd. Year: Revise Circulation Chapter 6 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 14th. September 

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 13 - 16 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on The Scientific Method 

6th. Year: Learn about Pyramids of Numbers in Ecology 



Homework set Wednesday
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7th. September
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5th. Year: Reminder - Class test on the Scientific Method on Thursday 9th. September

6th. Year: Draw a diagram of the Nitrogen Cycle and learn the details. Know the functions of the Nitrogen Cycle and why Nitrogen is needed by living things


Homework set Tuesday
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6th. September
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1st. Year: Know the method for the practical experiments done in class today To prepare and examine slides of onion cells and of cheek cells

2ú Gaeilge: Scríobh aiste ar Timpiste Bóthar I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge. Féach ar leathanach 128 Iontas 3 

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil case n your science copy of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant Fig. 7 pg. 90 Discovering Science. Answer Questions 5 to 12 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Know the methods for the practical experiments done in class today The Use of the Light Microscope, Preparing Slides of Onion Cells and of Cheek Cells


Homework set Monday
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5th. September 
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 1 leathanach 128. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Know the procedure for the practical experiment done today To Study a Local Habitat 

5th. Year: Revise The Scientific Method for a class test on Thursday 8th. September 



Homework set Friday
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2nd. September
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1st. Year: Know details of practical experiment done today to study life in a habitat

2ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceist 1 leathanach 15 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

6th. Year: Draw diagrams in pencil of A Pooter, A Beating Tray, A Pitfall Tray, A Mammal Trap and A Cryptozoic Trap. Learn the information in Chapter 6 Study of an Ecosystem 


Homework set Thursday
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1st. September
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2ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar leathanach 9 Iontas 3. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Human Heart pg. 42 Discovering Science.  Learn the names of the parts labelled. From Know Your Definitions pg. 45 Discovering Science write out the last seven definitions into your science copy, start with The heart is made of cardiac muscle.......

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science of A Flowering Plant, include 10 labels. Learn the names of the parts labelled. See pgs. 87 & 88 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about The Scientific Method , Principles of Experimentation - Careful Planning and Design & Design a Control Experiment

6th. Year: Learn definitions for Ecology, Biosphere, Ecosystem, Habitat, Population, Community, Abiotic Factors and Biotic Factors



Homework set Wednesday
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31st. August
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2nd. Year: Learn about Exercise and the Rate of Our Heartbeat, Body Temperature and the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Demonstrate the Effect of Exercise on Pulse Rate pg. 44 Discovering Science



Junior Science Modules and Exam Dates 2016 - 2017

1st. and 2nd. Year Students

Module 1

Wednesday 31st. August to Friday 11th. November

Exams

1st. Year Students: Wednesday 9th. November or Friday 11th. November

2nd. Year Students: Thursday 10th. November


Module 2 

Monday 14th. November to Friday 10th. February

Exams

1st. Year Students: Tuesday 7th. February or Friday 10th. February

2nd. Year Students: Wednesday 8th. or Thursday 9th. February


Module 3

Monday 13th. February to Friday 26th. May

Exams

1st. Year Students: Wednesday 24th. May or Friday 26th. May

2nd. Year Students: Thursday 25th. May


3rd. Year Students

Module 1 
Thursday 1st. September to Friday 30th. September

Module 2
Monday 3rd. October to Friday 28th. October

Module 3
Monday 7th. November to Friday 9th. December

Christmas Examination: Full Mock Examination Paper

Mock Examination
February/March: Full Mock Examination Paper

Project 1 & Revision:
Monday 19th. December to Friday 17th. February

Project 2 & Revision:
Monday 13th. March to Friday 5th. May

Revision only, in science area that students did not do a project on: Monday 8th. May to Friday 19th. May

Revision only, in science area that students did first project on: Monday 22nd. May to Friday 26th. May








Homework set Thursday 
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26th. May
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1st. Year: Reminder - Summer Biology Exam is on Friday 27th. May. Revise Chapters 1 to 5 Discovering Science 

2nd. Year: Reminder - Summer Biology Exam is on Friday 27th. May. Revise Chapters 6 to 15 Discovering Science 


Homework set Tuesday
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24th. May
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3rd. Year: Revise Plant Reproduction Chapter 16 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Thursday 26th. May


Homework set Monday
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23rd. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Ullmhaigh don scrúdú béil agus don scrúdú Scríofa

2nd. Year: Revise Photosynthesis, Sensitivity in Plants and Human Reproduction Chapters 10, 13 & 14 Discovering Science for class tests on Thursday 26th. May


Homework set Friday 
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20th. May
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Respiration and Breathing. Revise Chapters 1 to 5 inclusive for the Summer Exam on Friday 27th. May

2nd. Year: Revise Chapters 6 to 15 inclusive Discovering Science for the Summer Exam on Friday 27th. May


Homework set Thursday
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19th. May
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3rd. Year: Reminder - Revise Ecology, Habitat Study & Pollution and Conservation Chapters 17, 18 & 19 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about Bone Growth, Bone Development, Renewal of Bone,  Joints, Arthritis and Muscles


Homework set Wednesday 
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18th. May
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5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Transverse Section of a Typical Vertebra, External Structure of a Long Bone & Internal Structure of a Long Bone. Learn the names and functions of the labelled parts. Learn the parts of the Axial Skeleton and Appendicular Skeleton 


Homework set Tuesday
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17th. May
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3rd. Year: Revise The Skeleton and Movement Chapter 8 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Thursday 19th. May and revise Ecology, Habitat Study & Conservation and Pollution Chapters 17, 18 & 19 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Friday 20th. May


Homework set Monday
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16th. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Chríochnaigh an Obair Ranga leathanach 106 Flúirse 1  agus scríobh amach na habairtí ar leathanach 129 Flúirse 1 san ord ceart

2nd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 79 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision test "Mixed" on Thursday 19th. May


Homework set Friday 
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13th. May
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1st. Year: Revise Respiration and Breathing Chapter 5 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 20th. May

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Flowering Plant Fig. 1 pg. 71 Discovering Science. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled 

3rd. Year: Revise Food and The Digestive System Capters 3 & 4 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Tuesday 17th. May

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on The Nervous System & Sense Organs on Monday 16th. May


Homework set Thursday 
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12th. May
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2nd. Year: Revise Genetics pgs. 68 & 69 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 13th. May

3rd. Year: Revise The Cirulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Friday 13th. May

5th. Year: Learn about Thyroxine Deficiency and Thyroxine  Excess, Hormone Supplements and Negative Feedback 

6th. Year: Reminder Revision Test on The Skeleton & Muscles on Friday 13th. May


Homework set Wednesday 
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11th. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an Foclóir ar leathanach 157 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Write out in your science copy the  nine definitions from " Know Your Definitions" pg. 37 Discovering Science. Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Alveoli and Gas Exchange in the Alvelous Figs 5 & 6 pg. 35 Discovering Science.  Learn about Gas Exchange and Smoking pgs. 34 & 35 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Location of the Principal Endocrine Glands
Learn the names of the glands labelled, the definition of An Endocrine Gland and the definition of a Hormone


Homework set Tuesday
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10th. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Críochnaigh an litir a thosaigh tú sa rang

3rd. Year: Revise Human Reproduction Chapter 10 Discovering Science for a Revision Test

5th. Year: Learn about the Cochlea, The Ear and Balance & Corrective Measures for an Ear Disorder


Homework set Monday
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9th. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim na nathanna ar leathanach 140 Flúirse 1

2nd. Year: Learn about Birth pg. 65 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Respiration on Thursday 12th. May


Homework set Friday 
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6th. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh Nóta chuig do chara atá as baile ag rá leis cá bhfuil tú ag dul, cad tá ar siúl, cén uair a bheas sé ag críochnú agus cé iad na daoine a bheas ann

1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Respiratory System Fig. 3 pg. 34
Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

2nd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 8 to 13 inclusive pg. 66 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Viruses and Immunity on Monday 9th. May


Homework set Thursday
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5th. May
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2nd. Year: Learn the detail of The Menstrual Cycle pg. 63 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Revise Ecology Chapters 16, 17 & 18 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Ear. Learn the names of the parts labelled 


Homework set Wednesday 
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4th. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh nóta chuig do chara ag tabhairt cuireadh dó/di dul chuig ceolchoirm leat

1st. Year: Draw/Write Fig. 3 pg. 29 Discovering Science into your science copy. Revise The Digestive System Chapter 4 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 6th. May

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Eye. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Human Reproduction on Thursday 5th. May


Homework set Tuesday
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3rd. May
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir ar leathanach 94 Flúirse 1 do scrúdú ranga Dé Céadaoin 4ú Bealtaine

3rd. Year: Revision Tests on Photosynthesis & Respiration and Breathing on Thursday 5th. May

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on the Nervous System 


Homework set Thursday 
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28th. April 
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2nd. April: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Female Reproductive System Fig. 4 pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Plant Reproduction on Wednesday 4th. May


Homework set Wednesday 
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27th. April
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6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Enzymes on Thursday 28th. April 


Homework set Monday 
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25th. April
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Male Reproductive System Fig. 3 pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled and learn the definition of Fertilisation 

5th. Year: Revise The Nervous System for a class test on Tuesday 3rd. May. Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of the Structure of a Synapse & A Reflex Arc

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Monera on Wednesday 27th. April

Homework set Friday 
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22nd. April 
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht A leathanach 90 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Show that Expired Air has More Carbon Dioxide than Inspired Air pg. 36 Discovering Science 

2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Skeleton and Movement. Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today Testing a Leaf for Starch pg. 77 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Do final and total edit of the photocopied Reporting Booklet for your Junior Certificate Biology Project

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Photosynthesis on Monday 25th. April

Homework set Thursday
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21st. April 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of A Ball and Socket Joint Fig. 4 pg. 53 Discovering Science. Revise The Skeleton and Movement Chapter 8 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 22nd. April 

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's Revision Test on The Skeleton and Muscles. Revise Photosynthesis Chapter 13 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Fungi on Friday 22nd. April 


Homework set Wednesday 
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20th. April 
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh an briathar Tar I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge ó leathanach 89 Flúirse

1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Digestive System Fig. 1 pg. 27 Discovering Science. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled 

5th. Year: Learn about The Passage of an Impulse Across a Synapse and the Functions of Synapses 


Homework set Tuesday
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19th. April 
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh na briathra Téigh agus Faigh San Aimsir Fháistineach i do chóipleabhar Gaeilge ó leathanach 89 Flúirse 1

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's Revision Test on Excretion. Revise The Skeleton and Movement Chapter 8 Discovering Science. Complete final edit of photocopied Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Learn about the Transmission of Nerve Impulses and the Features of Nerve Impulses 


Homework set Monday
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18th. April 
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 88 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Learn the names of the bones in The Human Skeleton pg. 52 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Sensory and Motor Neurons. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Fungi on Friday 22nd. April 


Homework set Friday 
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15th. April
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 87. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Action of Amylase on Starch pg. 30 Discovering Science 

2nd. Year: Learn the Functions of the Skeleton and about Bone pg. 52 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Edit your photocopied Reporting Booklet up to and including pg. 24. Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision test on Transport in Plants on Monday 18th. April 


Homework set Thursday 
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14th. April 
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2nd. Year: Reminder - Revise The Senses and the Nervous System Chapter 9 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday  15th. April 

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Plant Reproduction 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Excretion 


Homework set Wednesday
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13th. April
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na briathra seo a leanas San Aimsir Fháistineach Críochnaigh agus Brostaigh

1st. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 10 - 16 pg. 24 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks. Revise Food Chapter 3 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 20th. April 

5th. Year: Reminder - Class test on Excretion on Thursday 14th. April

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision test on Genetics on Thursday 14th. April 

 
Homework set Tuesday
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12th. April 
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1ú Gaeilge: Deán Ceacht B leathanach 86 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Circulation System. Revise Plant Reproduction Chapter 16 Discovering Science. Complete pg. 20, 21, 22 & 23 of the photocopied Reporting Booklet for Science Coursework B
 
5th. Year: Revise Excretion for a class test on Thursday 14th. April 


Homework set Monday 
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11th. April 
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 85 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Revise The Senses and Nervous System Chapter 9 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 15th. April


Homework set Friday
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8th. April
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1st. Year: Reminder - Revise Animal and Plant Cells Chapter 2 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 13th. April. Know the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy pg. 23 Discovering Science . 

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of in your science copy of the Structure of the Eye pg. 58 Discovering Science.  Learn the names of the parts labelled. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Excretion 

3rd. Year: Revise The Circulation System for a Revision Test on Tuesday 12th. April 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Plant Responses Monday 11th. April 


Homework set Thursday 
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7th. April 
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2nd. Year: Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 8th. April

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Nephron, with its Associated Blood Supply. Learn the names of the parts labelled 


Homework set Wednesday 
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6th. April
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an Foclóir ar Éide Scoile ar leathanach 77 Flúirse 1 do scrúdú ranga ar 8ú Aibreán

1st. Year: Revise Animal and Plant Cells Chapter 2 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 13th. April. Answer Questions A 1 - 6 pg. 24 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th.Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Kidney. Learn the names of the parts labelled. Learn the Composition of Urine and the Functions of the Kidney

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision test on Ecology on Thursday 7th. April


Homework set Tuesday
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5th. April 
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3rd. Year: Write up the procedure carried out in class today, seven separate points are required 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Urinary System. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled. Learn about the Main Processes in the Kidneys - Filtration, Reabsorption, Secretion 


Homework set Monday
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4th. April
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar "An Dalta Crosta" leathanach 81 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

2nd. Year: Lern the definition of Excretion pg. 48 Discovering Science.  Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Urinary System Fig. 3 pg. 49 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled. 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a Vertical Section of Skin. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revision Test on Homeostasis and Excretion (Skin included) on Wednesday 6th. April


Homework set Tuesday
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15th. March
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3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's Revision Test on Food and Digestion. Revise Ecology, the Circulation System, the Nervous System and the Skeleton & Muscles during the Easter Holidays 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Plant Responses 


Homework set Monday
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14th. March
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Circulation System 

6th. Year: Revise Plant Responses for a class on Tuesday 15th. March


Homework set Friday
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11th. March
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1st. Year: Learn the names of the chemicals used in the Food Tests practical experiments done in class today, see pgs. 22 & 23 Discovering Science 

2nd. Year: Revise The Circulation System Discovering Science for a rescheduled class test Monday 14th. March. Diagram of The Heart will be checked on Monday also

3rd. Year: Revise Food and The Digestive System Chapters 3 & 4 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Structure of the Flowering Plant for a Revision Test on Monday 14th. March


Homework set Thursday
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10th. March
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3rd. Year: Complete pg. 19 and section 3(I) pg. 20 of the photocopied JC Science Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Learn about Tropisms, Growth Regulators and Growth Promoters

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise the Endocrine System for a Revision Test on Friday 11th. March


Homework set Wednesday
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9th. March
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an Ceacht ar leathanach 77 Flúirse 1.  Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Biology - Living Things. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of an Animal Cell and of a Plant Cell Fig. 1 pg. 13 Discovering Science.  Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled

5th. Year: Learn about The Structures Required for Response and Responses. In Flowering Plants - External Factors. Draw labelled diagrams in pencil to show the Role of IAA in Phototropism

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise The Breathing System for a Revision Test on Thursday 10th. March


Homework set Tuesday
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8th. March
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an Ceacht ar leathanach 76 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge


5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in the class test on Human Nutrition


Homework set Monday
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7th. March
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an Ceacht ar leathanach 74 Flúirse 1.  Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge. Foghlaim an foclóir ar leathanach 74 do scrúdú ranga Dé Máirt 8ú Márta

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Structure of the Human Heart. Revise The Circulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 10th. March

5th. Year: Reminder - class test on Human Nutrition on Tuesday 8th. March

6th. Year: Do the Revision Test on Diffusion and Osmosis


Homework set Friday
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4th. March
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan na ceachtanna atá ar leathanach 73 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge 

1st. Year: Revise Biology - Living Things for a class test on Wednesday 9th. March. Learn the detail of the practicals done in class today To Examine Onion Bulb Cells ( Plant Cells ) & To Examine Human Cheek Cells ( Animal Cells) pg. 15 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Learn about Exercise and the Rate of Our Heartbeat & Body Temperature pg. 44 Discovering Science



Homework set Thursday
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3rd. March
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2nd. Year: Know five Differences between Arteries and Veins. Learn about the structure and function of Capillaries pg. 41 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Revise Human Nutrition for the rescheduled class test on Tuesday 8th. March


Homework set Wednesday
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2nd. March
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1st. Year: Answer Questions A 1 - 10 pg. 11 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks. Revise Biology - Living Things Chapter 1 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 9th. March

5th. Year: Reminder - Revise Human Nutrition for a class test on Thursday 3rd. March


Homework set Tuesday 
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1st. March
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan na ceachtanna ar leathanach 70 agus leathanach 71 Flúirse 1 I dó chóipleabhar Gaeilge

5th. Year: Revise Human Nutrition for a class test on Thursday 3rd. March


Homework set Wednesday
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24th. February
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5th. Year: Learn the functions of the Liver and of the Large Intestine


Homework set Tuesday
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23rd. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna 1 - 9 leathanach 69 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Relationship between the Villus and the Lacteal. Learn about the Stomach, the Pancreas and the Small Intestine


Homework set Monday
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22nd. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna 3 - 6 ag bun leathanach 68 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar



6th. Year Revision Tests
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Timetable
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Monday 7th. March: Diffusion & Osmosis

Wednesday 9th. March: Food & Human Nutrition

Thursday 10th. March: Breathing System

Friday 11th. March: Endocrine System

Monday 14th. March: Structure of the Flowering Plant

Monday 4th. April: Blood, Heart & Lymphatic System

Wednesday 6th. April: Homeostasis & Excretion (include the skin)

Thursday 7th. April: Ecology

Monday 11th. April: Plant Responses

Thursday 14th. April: Genetics

Monday 18th. April: Transport in Plants

Friday 22nd. April: Fungi

Monday 25th. April: Photosynthesis

Wednesday 27th. April: Monera

Thursday 28th. April: Enzymes

Wednesday 4th. May: Plant Reproduction

Thursday 5th. May: Human Reproduction

Monday 9th. May: Viruses & Immunity

Thursday 12th. May: Respiration

Friday 13th. May: Muscles & Skeleton

Monday 16th. May: Nervous System & Sense Organs

Thursday 19th. May: Mixed




Homework set Thursday
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11th. February
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3rd. Year: Carry out final edit of report of JC Biology Project. Revise for Mocks


Homework set Wednesday
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10th. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na trí ceisteanna ar an gcéad comhrá ar leathanach 60. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

5th. Year: Learn the Human Dental Formula, Digestion in the Mouth, Peristalsis, Role of Fibre

Homework set Tuesday
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9th. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar leathanach 63 Flúirse 1 atá bunaithe ar an dán ar leathanach 62

3rd. Year: Continue to edit report of the JC Biology Project. Revise for the Mock Science Examination 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Human Digestive System and learn the names of the parts labelled


Homework set Monday
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8th. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar leathanach 62 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

2nd. Year: Revise the remainder of chapters 6 to 15 Discovering Science for the second part of end of module exam which will be given on Thursday 11th. February

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on the Breathing System


Homework set Friday
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5th. February
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1st. Year: Revise Chapters 1-5 Discovering Science for the End of Module Exam on Wednesday 10th. February

2nd. Year: Reminder - Revise Photosynthesis, Transport in Plants, Skeleton and Muscles for part of End of Module Exam which will be given on Monday 8th. February

3rd. Year: Continue to edit

6th. Year: Learn about Dormancy in Seeds

Homework set Thursday
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4th. February
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2nd. Year: Revise Photosynthesis, Transport in Plants, Skeleton and Muscles for part of End of Module Exam which will be given on Monday 8th. February

3rd. Year: Edit, Edit, Edit

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Gas Exchange in an Alvelous. Revise Human Breathing System for a class test on Monday 8th. February

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of An Endospermic Seed and a Non-Endospermic Seed. Learn about Female Gamete Formation, Fertilisation and Seed Formation


Homework set Wednesday
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3rd. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na 6 ceisteanna ar leathanach 61 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Gas Exchange in the Alveolus. Learn about Gas Exchange pgs. 34 & 35 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about Inhalation, Exhalation and Asthma

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a Transverse Section (TS) of an Anther and of a Mature Pollen Grain. Learn about Male Gamete Formation in Flowering Plants


Homework set Tuesday 
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2nd. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir ar an Liosta a fuair tú as rang

3rd. Year: Edit your report of the Junior Certificate Biology Project in readiness for transfer to Junior Certificate Examinations Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Human Breathing (Respiratory) System and learn the names of the parts labelled

Homework set Monday
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1st. February
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir a fuair tú as rang inniú


Homework set Friday
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29th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an cheacht ar leathanach 55 Flúirse 1 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge. Scríobh abairtí 

1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Respiratory System Fig. 3 pg. 34 Discovering Science and learn the names and functions of the parts labelled. Learn about Smoking pg. 35 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Answer Questions A 1 - 4 pg. 86 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Fill in Section 5 Comments (e.g. refinements, extensions, sources of error etc.) in the project booklet

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of a Flower. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled


Homework set Thursday
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28th. January
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science of the Structure of the Flowering Plant Fig. 1 pg. 71Discovering Science. Learn the functions of the parts labelled

3rd. Year: Present the recorded results collected during the JC project experiment in a table

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Blood, The Heart and Blood Vessels & The Lymphatic System. Know the definition of Homeostasis and why it is important for an organism to maintain a constant internal environment

6th. Year: Draw a labelled in pencil of a Transverse Section (TS) of a Typical Vertebra and a Typical Synovial Joint (the knee)


Homework set Wednesday
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27th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an cheacht ar leathanach 18 den leathanach a fuair tú as rang. Scríobh na habairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Write out the first five definitions from "Know Your Definitions" pg. 30 Discovering Science into your science copy

5th. Year: Reminder - revise Blood, The Heart and Blood Vessels & The Lymphatic System for a class test on Thursday 28th. January

6th. Year: Learn about Joints


Homework set Tuesday
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26th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Líon isteach leathanach 17 a fuair tú as rang inniú

3rd. Year: Tabulate results collected during today's practical experiment 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of Formation and Path of Lymph. Revise Blood, The Heart and Blood Vessels & The Lymphatic System for a class test on Thursday 28th. January


Homework set Monday
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25th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Chríochnaigh an Obair a thosaigh tú sa rang inniú, leathanach 51 Flúirse 1

2nd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1- 9 pg. 70 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn about Blood

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of the Internal Structure of a Long Bone learn the names of the parts labelled. Learn about Cartilage, Bone Growth, Bone Development and Renewal of Bone

Homework set Friday
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22nd. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir ar leathanach 36 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Digestive System Fig. 1 pg. 27 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled

2nd. Year: Learn the detail of the designated practical experiment done and written up in class today To Test a Leaf for Starch  pgs. 76 & 77 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Revise Excretion Chapter 7 Discovering Science

6th. Year: Learn the Functions of the Skeleton and  Structure of the Human Skeleton


Homework set Thursday
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21st. January
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3rd. Year: Reminder - Revise Animal and Plant Cells Chapter 2 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Friday 22nd. January

5th. Year: Learn how To Dissect, Display and Identify the Parts of a Heart

6th. Year: Draw the chart summarising The Different Types of Lymphocytes/The Roles of Lymphocytes in Immunity. Revise  The Human Defence System for a class test on Wednesday 27th. January


Homework set Wednesday
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20th. January
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1ú Gaeilge : Freagair na ceisteanna ar an Léamhthuiscint atá ar an leathanach a fuair tú sa rang inniú

1st. Year: Draw Fig. 3 pg. 29 Discovering Science in your science copy. Revise Food Chapter 3 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 22nd. January

5th. Year: Learn about Control of Heartbeat, The Stages of Heartbeat (Cardiac Cycle), Pulse and Blood Pressure

6th. Year: Learn about Induced Immunity


Homework set Tuesday
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19th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an cheacht deireanach ar leathanach 47. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

3rd. Year: Write up in 3(ii) of the photocopied Science Reporting Booklet the procedure followed in the practical experiment you did during class today

5th. Year: Learn about Double Circulation, Portal System and Blood Supply to the Heart


Homework set Monday
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18th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar an bhfógra "TEACH SAMHRAIDH AR CÍOS" leathanach 45 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Geailge

2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class on Human Reproduction

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Heart. Learn the names of the parts labelled

6th. Year: Learn about the First Line of General Defence in The Human Defence System


Homework set Friday
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15th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar an bhfógra " TEACH AR DÍOL " leathanach 45 Flúirse 1.  Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Write out, in your science copy, the first four definitions from "Know Your Definitions" pg. 24 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Revise Human Reproduction Chapter 10 Discovering Science for a class test on Monday 18th. January

3rd. Year: Revise Animal and Plant Cells Chapter 2 Discovering Science

6th. Year:  Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Viral Replication. Learn about Viruses

Homework set Thursday
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14th. January
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2nd. Year: Know about The Fertile Period and Fertilisation pgs. 63 & 64 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's Revision Test on Human Reproduction 

5th. Year: Draw a diagram in pencil of Transverse Section of an Artery and a Vein. Know the procedure for the mandatory practical experiment done today To Investigate the Effect of Exercise on Pulse Rate on a Human

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class tests on Human Reproduction


Homework set Wednesday
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13th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir ar leathanach 43 do scrúdú ranga Dé hAoine 15/01/16

1st. Year: Learn the detail of the designated practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Action of Amylase on Starch pg. 30 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Transport and Gas Exchange in Plants

6th. Year: Reminder- Revise Human Reproduction for a class test on Thursday 14th. January



Homework set Tuesday
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12th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir atá comhpháirtí le seomra suí, seomra leapa agus bord. Féach ar leathanach 39, 40 agus 42 Flúirse 1

3rd. Year: Revise Human Reproduction Chapter 10 Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 14th. January

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of An Onion Bulb (Modified Leaves). Revise Transport, Storage and Gas Exchange in Flowering Plants for a class test on Wednesday 13th. January


Homework set Monday
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11th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna ar leathanach 43. Scríobh abairtí I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge, tabhair trí phíosaí eolais do 5 agus dhá phíosa eolais do  6

2nd. Year: Learn the detail of The Menstrual Cycle pg. 63 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about the Control of Transpiration in Leaves, Mineral Uptake and Transport, Uptake and Transport of Carbon Dioxide and The Fate of the Products of Photosynthesis

6th. Year: Learn about the Placenta, Early Development of Zygote and Embryonic Development


Homework set Friday
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8th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan an cheacht ar leathanach 42 I dó chóipleabhar Gaeilge, scríobh abairtí

1st. Year: Know the procedure for the designated practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy pg. 23 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Male Reproductive Syatem and of The Female Reproductive System pg. 62 Discovering Science. Learn the information on pgs. 61 & 62 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Revise Respiration and Breathing Chapter 5 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Tuesday 12th. January

6th. Year: Learn about Breastfeeding and Birth Control



Homework set Thursday
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7th. January
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2nd. Year: Revise The Senses and Nervous System for a class test on Friday 8th. January

3rd. Year: In relation to the JC Biology Project complete the section on "Background Research Undertaken". Check out appropriate websites, note the addresses and record relevant quotes

5th. Year: Learn about The need for a transport system in plants , Water uptake by roots, Movement of water into xylem and Upward movement of water

6th. Year: Learn the process of Birth


Homework set Wednesday 
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6th. January
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1ú Gaeilge: Deán an Ceacht ar leathanach 38 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Revise Animal and Plant Cells , Chapter 2 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 8th. January

5th. Year: Draw the graph showing how the diameter of a tree trunk varies over the course of 48 hours. Learn the Cohesion-Tension Model of water transport in xylem

6th. Year: Learn the detail of The Menstrual Cycle

Homework set Monday 
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7th. December
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of A Ball and Socket Joint Fig. 4 pg. 53 Discovering Science 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Photosynthesis 

Homework set Friday
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4th. December
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na briathra Faigh, Ith agus Deán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge ó leathanach 33 Flúirse 1 

2nd. Year: Write out the first four definitions of Know Your Definitions pg. 54 Discovering Science into your science copy

3rd. Year: Revise Food and the Digestive System for a Revision Test on Tuesday 8th. December

6th. Year:Reminder -  Revise Photosynthesis for a class test on Monday 7th. December


Homework set Thursday
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3rd. December
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Excretion

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Flowering Plant Structure

6th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Light Intensity on Photosynthesis. The class test on Photosynthesis is postponed until Monday 7th. December


Homework set Wednesday
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2nd. December
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1ú Gaeilge: Deán Ceacht B leathanach 32 Flúirse1 i do chóipleabhar Gaeilge. Scríobh abairtí iomlán

1st. Year: Learn the procedures for the practical experiments done in class today Using the Microscope, To Examine Onion Bulb Cells, To Examine Human Cheek Cells. See pg. 15 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Reminder: Class test on The Structure of the Flowering Plant on Thursday 3rd. November

6th. Year: Learn the detail of Pathway 2 in the Light Stage of Photosynthesis ( non-cyclic photophosphorylation). Revise Photosynthesis for a class test on Friday 4th. November

Homework set Tuesday
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1st. December
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge na briathra taitin agus labhair - Dearfach, Diúltach agus Ceisteach

3rd. Year: Learn about Fungi,  Soil Micro-Organisms and Biotechnology pgs. 121 and 122 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of TS of Root. Revise the Structure of Flowering Plants for a class test on Thursday 3rd. December

Homework set Monday 
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30th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 31 Flúirse 1 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge, Scríobh abairtí iomlán

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Urinary System Fig. 3 pg. 49 Discovering Science. Revise Excretion for a class test on Thursday 3rd. November

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of the LS of Xylem and LS of Phloem. Learn about the Tissues in Flowering Plants

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Pathway 1 Cyclic Electron Flow and learn the details of Pathway 1


Homework set Friday
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27th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Deán Ceacht A leathanach 31 (iii) agus (iv). Scríobh amach na briathra imigh agus oibrigh I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge San fhoirm Dearfach, Dúiltach agus Ceisteach

1st. Year: Learn about The Seven Characteristics of Living Things pg. 8 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 5 pg. 124 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

6th. Year: Learn about Variation within Species and Mutations


Homework set Thursday
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26th. November
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2nd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 6 pg. 50 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy in fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 10 to 13 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Prepare and Examine a Transverse Section (TS) of a Dicot Stem

6th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment set up in class today To Show Digestive Activity during Germination using Starch Agar Plates


Homework set Wednesday
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25th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 30 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of the Structure of a Stem in Winter and the External View of a Leaf. Learn about Stems and Leaves


Homework set Tuesday
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24th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh San Aimsear Láithreach na briathra brostaigh agus éalaigh - Dearfach, Diúltach, Ceisteach. Bíodh an Obair ranga críochnaithe freisin

3rd. Year: Learn about Seed and Fruit Formation and Seed Dispersal pgs. 90 & 91 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams of the Structure of a Flowering Plant and the Longitudinal Section of a Root. Learn about the External Structure of a Flowering Plant and Roots


Homework set Monday
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23rd. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 28 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Human Heart and learn the names of the labelled parts

5th.year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Fungi, Amoeba and the Growth Curve for Bacteria

6th. Year: Learn about the Evidence for Evolution


Homework set Friday 
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20th.November
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1Ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na briathra Cuir agus Fill san Aimsir Láithreach - Dearfach, Dúiltach, Ceisteach. Chríochnaigh an Obair Ranga freisin - Buail agus Rith
Féach ar leathanach 28 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Learn the practical procedure for the practical experiment done today To Investigate the Variety of Living Things pg. 11 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 5 pg. 46 Discovering Science. Rewrite sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year : Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant Fig.7 pg. 90 Discovering Science.  Learn about Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant


Homework set Thursday
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19th. November
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3rd. Year: Answer Questions A 7 to 9 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Sexual Reproduction in Rhizopus and Structure of Amoeba.  Revise Fungi, the Growth Curve for Bacteria and Amoeba for a class test on Monday 23rd. November

6th. Year: Learn The Process of Genetic Engineering


Homework set Wednesday
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18th. November
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5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Rhizopus, Structure of Yeast and Budding in Yeast. Learn about Yeast and the Economic Importance of Fungi

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise DNA Structure, Replication and Protein Synthesis for a class test on Thursday 19th. November


Homework set Tuesday
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17th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Ceacht B leathanach 27 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí iomlán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of a Tulip Flower Fig. 2 pg. 88 Discovering Science.  Answer Questions A 1to 6 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn the Features of Fungi and the names of the parts of Rhizopus and the functions of those parts


Homework set Monday
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16th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na briathra seo a leanas I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge san Aimsir Láithreach : lean agus Iarr. Féach ar leathanach 27 Flúirse 1. Chríochnaigh an obair ar na briathra cas agus gearr muna chríochnaigh tú an obair ranga

2nd. Year: Learn about The Blood and Functions of Blood pgs. 40 & 41 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Monera

6th. Year: Revise DNA Structure, Replication and Protein Synthesis for a class test on Thursday 19th. November


Homework set Friday
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13th. November
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1st. Year: Reminder - Revise Chapters 1 to 5 Discovering Science for the End of Module Christmas Exam on Wednesday 18th. November

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A nos. 6 to 13 pg. 103 Discovering Science. Rewrite full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

6th. Year: Learn about DNA Replication


Homework set Thursday
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12rh. November
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2nd. Year: Reminder - End of Module Christmas Exam Friday 13th. November - Revise Chapters 6 to 15 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A 1 - 4 pg. 103 Discovering Science . Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Revise Monera and the practical experiment To Investigate the Growth of Leaf Yeast Using Agar Plates for a class test on Monday 16th. November

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of Translation. Learn about Protein Synthesis


Homework set Wednesday 
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11th. November
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1st. Year: Revise everything in Chapters 1to 5 Discovering Science for the end of module Christmas Exam on Wednesday 18th. November

5th. Year: Draw the Growth Curve for Bacteria and A Bioreactor for Batch Culture. Revise Monera for a class test on Monday 16th. November

6th. Year: Learn the Detailed Structure of DNA


Homework set Tuesday
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10th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Athbhreithnigh
Caibidil 1 Mé Féin agus Mo Theaghlach Flúirse 1 do scrúdú ranga Dé hAoine 13ú Samhain

3rd. Year: Learn the fieldwork techniques used in today's Ecology Fieldstudy , see pgs. 107, 108 & 110 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about Factors Affecting the Growth of Bacteria, Economic Importance of Bacteria and Antibotics


Homework set Monday
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9th. November 
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1ú Gaeilge: Athbhreithnigh Caibidil 1 Mé Féin agus Mo Theaghlach Flúirse 1 do scrúdú ranga Dé Máirt 10ú Samhain

2nd. Year: Revise Chapters 6 to 15 for End of Module Christmas Exam on Friday 13th. November 

5th. Year: Draw the chart showing Types of Bacterial Nutrition. Learn about Reproduction and Nutrition in Bacteria 


Homework set Friday
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6th. November
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na ceisteanna leis na pictiúir Leathanach 23 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 8 to 12 inclusive pg. 31 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

2nd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 6 pg. 82 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Genetics and Inheritance


Homework set on Thursday
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5th. November
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2nd. Year: Learn about Photosynthesis from Chapter 13 Discovering Science. Revise Chapters 6 to 15 for End of Module ( Christmas ) Exam which is on Friday 13th. November 

3rd. Year: Answer Question 5 pg. 105 Discovering Science in your science copy

6th. Year: Revise chapter on Genetics Crosses and Inheritance for a class test on Friday 6th. November


Homework set on Wednesday
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4th.November
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1ú Gaeilge: Déan Obair Scríofa B leathanach 20. Scríobh amach na habairtí gan na lúibíní I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Write the seven definitions under the heading Know your Definitions pg. 30 Discovering Science in your science copy

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Structure of a Typical Bacterium. Learn the Basic Structure of a Bacterial Cell and Bacterial Types


Homework set on Monday
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2nd. November
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1ú Gaeilge: An Aidiacht Shealbhach. teaghlach - my ; cupán - his ; fón póca - her; pláta - your ; cat - his

2nd. Year: Draw  labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Flowering Plant Fig. 1 pg. 71 Discovering Science also learn the information on the page

5th. Year: Learn the Main Features of Monera, the definition of Species and know that bacteria decompose dead organisms returning minerals to the soil

6th. Year: Answer the following question from the Dublin Examining Board 2011 Pre Leaving Certificate Examination Paper 2011 - A woman, heterozygous for a sex-linked gene, marries a man who carries a recessive allel. Can this couple have a son with the same phenotype as the father? Use a genetic cross to explain your answer


Homework set on Thursday
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22nd. October 
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2nd. Year: Revise Human Reproduction Chapter 10 for a class test on Friday 23rd. October

3rd. Year: In your science copy write the first eight definitions from pg. 103 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Heat Denaturation on Enzyme ( Catalase) Activity

6th. Year: Review Dihybrid Crosses with Linkage 


Homework set on Wednesday
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21st. October 
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1ú Gaeilge: Meatseáil an post leis an Ionad Oibre leathanach 19 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Revise Food Chapter 3 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 23rd. October 

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Diffusion and Osmosis

6th. Year: Answer Question 4 from the handout on Dihybrid Crosses


Homework set on Tuesday
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20th. October 
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na hIonaid Oibre ó leathanach 18 Flúirse 1 I dó chóipleabhar Gaeilge faoi dhó

3rd. Year:  Learn procedure for practical experiment set up in class  today  To Show the Presence of Micro-organisms in Air and To Show the Presence of Micro-organisms in soil pg. 123 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Revise Diffusion and Osmosis for a class test tomorrow 


Homework set Monday
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19th. October
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim na postanna atá ar leathanach 17 Flúirse 1

2nd. Year: Write out the last six definitions from pg. 65 Discovering Science in your science copy

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Fig. 13.8, Fig. 13.8 and Fig. 13.10. Learn about Osmosis and Plant Cells

6th. Year: Attempt genetics question on Snapdragons number 23 pg. 208 "Yellow Book" or number 24 pg. 192 " Green Book" 


Homework set Friday
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16th. October
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1ú. Gaeilge: Foghlaim na sé postanna atá ar leathanach 16 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Answer Questions A 1 - 6 pg. 24  Discovering Science. Rewrite full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

2nd. Year: Learn the detail of the designated practical experiment done in class today Testing a Leaf for Starch

3rd. Year: Learn the detail of the designated practical experiment set up in class today To Show that Water, Oxygen and a Suitable Temperature are needed for Germination

6th. Year: Review the example of a Dihybrid Cross given in class today


Homework set Thursday
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15th. October
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3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 10 - 16 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Catalase Activity  (i.e. the rate of enzyme action)

6th. Year: Answer Question 12 from the chapter on Genetic Crosses


Homework set Wednesday
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14th. October
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna 5 - 9 leathanach 14 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí iomlán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Show the Action of Amylase on Starch pg. 30 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about Duffision, Osmosis, Animal Cells in a Solution that is the same concentration as their Cytoplasm and Animal Cells in Less Concentrated Solution

6th. Year: Do Question 4 from the Genetic Crosses Chapter


Homework set Tuesday
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13th. October
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna 1 - 4 leathanach 14 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí iomlán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

3rd. Year: Learn the information on pgs. 107 & 108 on Habitat Study which relates to today's Ecology Fieldtrip

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Enzymes


Homework set Monday
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12th. October
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na habairtí 1-9 leathanach 12 Flúirse 1 I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge agus scríobh amach na haoiseanna sna habairtí sin

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Menstrual Cycle Fig. 5 pg. 63 Discovering Science. Learn the information on pg. 63 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Revise Enzymes for a class test on Tuesday 13th. October

6th. Year: Answer Question 1 on the Monohybrid Cross from the handout given in class today 

 
Homework set Friday
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9th. October
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2nd. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of The Male Reproductive System and The Female Reproductive System pg. 62 Discovering Science



3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 - 9 pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks


Homework set Thursday
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8th. October
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 61 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of the Structure of a Tulip Flower, include 11 labels. Learn the names of the parts labelled

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To prepare an enzyme immobilisation and examine its application

6th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of the stages of Mitosis. Learn about Cell Division

Homework set Tuesday
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6th. October
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5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Methods of Enzyme Immobilisation both Physical and Chemical. Learn about Immobilised Enzymes


Homework set Monday
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5th. October 
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5th. Year: Draw graphs to show The Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Reaction & The Effect of pH on the Rate of Reaction. Learn the definition of an enzyme, the Features of Enzymes and Facors Affecting Enzyme Activity



Homework set Friday
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2nd. October 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Eye pg. 58 Discovering Science. Revise The Senses and Nervous Chapter 9 Discovering Science for a class test on Monday 5th. October 

6th. Year: Learn about Mitosis 


Homework set Thursday
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1st. October 
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2nd. Year: Answer Questions A 1 to 5 pg. 59 Discovering Science.  Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Revise Food & The Digestive System chapters 3 & 4 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Friday 2nd. October 

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Induced Fit Model (of Enzyme Action). Learn the Mechanism of Enzyme Action - the Induced Fit Model

6th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Isolate DNA from a Plant Tissue


Homework set Wednesday 
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30th. September 
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh I dó chóipleabhar Gaeilge na huimreacha pearsanta 11- 20 ó leathanach 12 Flúirse 1 agus foghlaim iad

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Cell Structure 


Homework set Tuesday 
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29th. September 
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh amach na huimreacha pearsanta 1- 10 trí huaire ó leathanach 12 Flúirse 1 agus foghlaim iAd

5th. Year: Revise Cell Structure for a class test on Wednesday 30th. September 


Homework set Monday
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28th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair ceisteanna "Obair Scríofa" 1 - 5 leathanach 11 Flúirse 1. Scríobh abairtí iomlána i do chóipleabhar Gaeilge agus líon isteach na bearnaí

2nd. Year: Review the answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Skeleton and Movement

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Ultra Structure of a Plant Cell. Learn about the Cell Wall, the Cloroplast and Large Vacuoles 

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Respiration


Homework set Friday
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25th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir go léir ar leathanach 10 Flúirse 1

1st. Year: Revise Chapter 2 Animal and Plant Cells Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 30th.  September

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 4 A Ball and Socket Joint pg. 53 Discovering Science. Write the 11 definitions in full in your science copy from "Know Your Definitions" pg. 54 Discovering Science. Revise Chapter 8 The Skeleton and Movement for a class test on  Monday 28th. September

6th. Year: Reminder - Revise Respiration for a class test on Monday 28th. September


Homework set Thursday 
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24th. September
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2nd. Year: Answer Questions A pg. 55 Discovering Science. Rewrite sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Learn about Micro-organisms Chapter 20 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiments carried out in class today, To Prepare and Examine Plant (Onion) Cells and To Prepare and Examine Animal (Cheek) Cells, Using a Light Microscope

6th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment carried out in class today To Investigate the Production of Alcohol by yeast.  Revise Respiration for a class test on Monday 28th.  September


Homework set Wednesday 
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23rd. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Deán an "Lúbra Focal" ar an leathanach a fuair tú ar scoil inniú

1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy pg. 23 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about the Cell Membrane, the Nucleus, Mitochondria and Ribosomes

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram showing Glycolysis & Kerbs Cycle and a labelled diagram of The Production of ATP by the Electron Transport System. Learn about Aerobic Respiration


Homework set Tuesday
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22nd. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceisteanna 1 - 4 leathanach 9 Flúirse 1, bunaithe ar an Craobh Ghinealaigh. Scríobh abairtí iomlán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

3rd. Year: Know the details of the practical experiment set up in class today, To Investigate the Presence of Micro-organisms in Air and Soil


Homework set Monday 
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21st. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair "Fíor nó Bréagach" leathanach I dó chóipleabhar Gaeilge

2nd. Year: Know the three functions of the skeleton and learn the names of the bones in the arm and the leg

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Ultra Structure of an Animal Cell and learn the names of the parts labelled

6th. Year: Learn about Glycolysis and Kerbs Cycle in Aerobic Respiration

Homework set Thursday
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17th. September
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science of Fig. 3 Structure of the Urinary System pg. 49 Discovering Science. Revise Excretion Chapter 7 for a class test on Friday 18th. September

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Nutrition. Learn the details of the practical experiment done in class today - To Investigate the Effect of Ph on Enzyme ( Catalase ) Activity

6th. Year: Learn about Anaerobic Respiration and draw a chart showing the two types of Anaerobic Respiration


Homework set Wednesday
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16th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: "Foireann A " Freagair Ceisteanna leathanach 8 Flúirse 1 ar an Léamhthuiscint leathanach 7. Scríobh abairtí iomlán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge

1st. Year: Write out the table of Differences between Animal and Plant Cells into your science copy from pg. 14 Discovering Science. Answer Questions A 1, 2 and 3 pg. 17 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks 

5th. Year: Revise Food for a class test on Thursday 17th. September


Homework set Tuesday
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15th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair na Ceisteanna in alt 4 agus in alt 5 leathanach 62 sa "leabhar" a fuair tú ar scoil inniú


5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of the Types of Carbohydrates, Structure of a Lipid (Triglyceride), Structure of a Phospholipid and Relationship between Amino Acids, Peptides, Polypeptides and Proteins. Learn about Vitamin C & Vitamin D


Homework set Monday
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14th. September
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2nd. Year: Answer Questions  A numbers 1 to 6 inclusive pg. 50 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn about Lipids & Proteins


Homework set Friday
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11th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Críochnaigh do Chárta Aitheantais a thosaigh tú as rang inniú. Deán ceartúcháin ar an gceacht a fuair tú ar ais inniú

1st. Year: Learn the details of the practical experiments done in class today - Experiment 2.2 To Examine Onion Bulb Cells ( Plant Cells) & Experiment 2.3 To Examine Human Cheek Cells ( Animal Cells) pg. 15 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Circulation System

3rd. Year: Learn the definitions on pg. 97 Discovering Science. Learn about Food Chains pg. 99, Energy Transfer in the Food Chain pg. 100, Food Web pg. 101 & Adaptations pg. 102


Homework set Thursday
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10th. September
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2nd. Year: Revise The Circulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science 

3rd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 92 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about Polysaccharides

6th. Year: Learn about Conservation and Waste Management in Agriculture & Fisheries


Homework set Wednesday 
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9th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Freagair Ceisteanna 1-6  leathanach 6 Flúirse 1 ar Léamhthuiscint - Bart Simpson leathanach 5. Scríobh abairtí iomlán I do chóipleabhar Gaeilge


1st. Year: Answer Questions A pg. 11 Discovering Science. Rewrite sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks.

5th. Year: Learn about -the Elements in Carbohydrates, Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and characteristics and examples of Polysaccharides

6th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Ecology


Homework set Tuesday
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8th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Scríobh dhá abairt an duine ar Jennifer Aniston, Tiger Woods, Homer Simson, Beyoncé, 50c agus Sharon Ní Bheoláin


3rd. Year: Answer Questions A 10-18 inclusive pg. 94 Discovering Science. Rewrite full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Revise The Characteristics of Life for a class test on Wednesday 9th. September


Homework Monday
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7th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim an foclóir seo a leanas, Ard- tall, beag-small ,amaideach-foolish, caol-slender, cairdiúil-friendly, cabhrach-helpful, ciúin-quiet, cliste-clever, craiceáilte-crazy ó leathanach 4 Flúirse 1

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 6 Structure of the Human Heart pg. 42 Discovering Science.  Learn the names of the parts labelled

5th. Year: Learn about The Diversity of Life, Metabolism and Continuity of Life

6th. Year: Revise parts of Ecology covered for a class test on Wednesday 9th. September



Homework Friday
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4th. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim atá ar leathanach 2 Flúirse 1 Folens

1st. Year: Revise Chapter 1 Biology-Living Things, Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 9th. September

2nd. Year: Write out in table format the five differences between arteries and veins as given on pg. 41 Discovering Science. Learn those differences

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 7 pg. 90 Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant. Learn the information on pg. 90 Discovering Science

6th. Year: Draw a Food Web for a Grassland. Learn about Energy Flow, Food Chain, Trophic Level, Length of Food Chain and Food Web


Homework Thursday
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3rd. September
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 40 of Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Write out all 16 definitions into your science copy from "Know your Definitions" pg. 93 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the food tests for Starch, Reducing Sugar, Protein and Lipids

6th. Year: Draw a chart of The Carbon Cycle and of The Nitrogen Cycle and learn the detail of the Nitrogen Cycle


Homework Wednesday
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2nd. September
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1st. Year Science: Learn about The Seven Characteristics of Living Things

1ú Gaeilge: Pioc triúr agus scríobh dhá abairt an duine ar dath súile.

5th. Year: Revise The Scientific Method for a class test on Thursday 3rd. September

6th. Year: Learn the first 10 definitions in the chapter on Ecology


Homework  Tuesday
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1st. September
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1ú Gaeilge: Foghlaim na dathanna atá ar an liosta a fuair tú ar scoil inniú agus atá ar laethana 1 Flúirse 1


3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of a Flower. Write out the table of Differences between Insect- and Wind-Pollinated Flowers, pg. 89. Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 9 inclusive pg. 94. Rewrite the sentences in full and fill in the blanks. All written work to be done in your science copy.



Junior Science Modules and Exam Dates 2015 - 2016: 

1st. and 2nd. Year Students

Module 1

Tuesday 1st. September to Friday 13th. November

Exams

1st. Year Students: Wednesday 18th. November

2nd. Year Students: Friday 13th. November


Module 2

Week beginning Monday 16th. November to Friday 12th. February


Exams

1st. Year Students:  Wednesday 10th. February or Friday 12th. February

2nd. Year Students:  Friday 12th. February


Module 3

Week beginning Monday 22nd. February to Friday 27th. May


Exams

1st. Year Students: Wednesday 25th. May or Friday 27th. May

2nd. Year Students: Friday 27th. May



3rd. Year Students

Module 1 Tuesday 1st. September to Friday 2nd. October

Module 2 Monday 5th. October to Friday 6th. November

Module 3 Monday 9th. November to Tuesday 22nd. December

Christmas Examination: Full Mock Examination Paper

Mock Examination February/March: Full Mock Examination Paper


Project 1 & Revision: Wednesday 6th. January to Friday 4th. March


Project 2 & Revision: Monday 7th. March to Friday 6th. May

Revision only, in science area that students did not do a project on: Monday 9th. May to Friday 20th. May

Revision only, in science area that students did first project on: Monday 23rd. May to Friday 27th. May



Homework set Tuesday
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19th. May
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3rd. Year: Revise Ecology and Plant Reproduction Chapters 16, 17, 18 & 19 Discovering Science for Revision Tests on Thursday 21st. May


Homework set Monday
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18th. May
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5th. Year: Learn about the ear


Homework set Friday
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15th. May
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5th. Year: Learn about The Eye



Homework set Thursday 
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14th. May
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2nd. Year: Revise Transport in Plants Chapter 14 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 15th. May

3rd. Year: Revise The Circulation System Chapter 6 Discovering Science and Plant Reproduction Chapter 16 Discovering Science for Revision Tests on Friday 15th. May

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of A Reflex Arc


Homework set Tuesday 
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12th. May
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1st. Year: Answer Questions A 1 to 8 pg. 37 Discovering Science. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Revise Respiration and Breathing Chapter 5 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Thursday 14th. May 

5th. Year: Learn about The Brain and about Reflex Action

Homework set Friday
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8th. May
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Flowering Plant Fig. 1 pg. 71 Discovering Science. Learn the functions of the parts labelled.

3rd. Year: Revise The Skeleton & Muscles Chapter 8 Discovering Science for a revision test on Tuesday 12th. May.

5th. Year: Learn about the Features of Nerve Impulses & about the Passage of an Impulse across a Synapse


Homework set Thursday
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7th. May
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2nd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 4 pg. 86 Discovering Science. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Reminder - Revise Ecology Chapters 17, 18 & 19 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Friday 8th. May

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of A Sensory Neuron and of A Motor Neuron. Learn the Functions of the Parts of Neurons


Homework set Wednesday 
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6th. May
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Gas Exchange in the Alveolus. Learn about Gas Exchange from pgs. 34 & 35 Discovering Science


Homework set Tuesday
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5th. May
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1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment carried out in class today To Show that Expired Air has more Carbon Dioxide than Inspired Air.
Learn the information on Respiration pg. 33 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Revise Food & The Digestive System Chapters 3 & 4 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Thursday 7th. May. Revise Ecology Chapters 17,18 & 19 Discovering Science for a Revision Test on Friday 8th. May

5th. Year: Learn the information in the Introduction to the Nervous System. Know the names of the three types of neurons


Homework set Thursday
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30th. April
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2nd. Year: Complete sheet on Genetics given in class today.
Learn the procedure for the practical experiment done in class today Testing a Leaf for Starch pg. 76 Discovering Science


Homework set Tuesday
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28th. April
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Respiratory System Fig. 3 pg. 34 Discovering Science. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Digestive System

3rd. Year: Revise Ecology and Plant Reproduction Chapters 16, 17, 18 & 19 Discovering Science for a class test


5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram showing the Location of the Principal Endocrine Glands.
Reminder: Revise Plant Responses for a class test on Friday 1st. May


Homework set Monday
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27th. April
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2nd. Year: Revise Genetics Chapter 11 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Revise Plant Responses for a class test on Friday 1st. May


Homework set Friday
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24th. April
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Human Reproduction

5th. Year: Learn the mechanism of a plant response to light and draw a labelled diagram of the Role of IAA in Phototropism

Homework set Thursday 
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23rd. April
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1st. Year: Revise The Digestive System Chapter 4 Discovering Science for a class test on Tuesday 28th. April

2nd. Year: Revise Human Reproduction Chapter 10 Discovering Science for a class test on Friday 24th. April

3rd. Year: Final opportunity to edit draft of Biology Project write up

5th. Year: Learn about the External Factors and Internal Factors that control the growth of flowering plants. Learn about Tropisms and Growth Regulators


Homework set Wednesday
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22nd. April
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1st. Year: Learn the names of the five Stages of Nutrition, know the order they occur in and what happens at each stage


Homework set Tuesday 
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21st. April
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1st. Year: Learn the method for the practical experiment carried out in class today To Show the Action of Amylase on Starch, Experiment 4.1 pg. 30 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Finalise edit of Biology Project write up

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Breathing System


Homework set Monday
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20th. April
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2nd. Year: Learn about Fertilisation and Pregnancy, pg. 64 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Gas Exchange in an Alveolus. 
Revise Human Breathing for a class test on Tuesday 21st. April


Homework set Friday
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17th. April
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2nd. Year: Learn about The Menstrual Cycle pg. 63 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Finalise write up of your Junior Certificate Biology Project

5th. Year: Learn about The Mechanism of Breathing and Asthma


Homework set Thursday
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16th. April
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1st. Year: Learn the names of the four types of teeth in the human mouth, how to describe them and what their functions are


2nd. Year: Draw labelled a diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Male Reproductive System and of The Female Reproductive System and learn the associated information pg. 62 Discovering Science


Homework set Wednesday
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15th. April
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Food.
Learn about the need for a Digestive System. Know what happens food in the mouth and the oesophagus pg.27 Discovering Science


Homework set Tuesday 
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14th. April
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3rd. Year: Complete write up of Junior Certificate Biology Project in the photocopied booklet


Homework set Monday
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13th. April
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 61 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Human Respiratory System and learn the names of the parts labelled


Work set for Easter Break
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3rd. Year: Complete taking measurements and record them on page 22 of the photocopied reporting booklet for the Junior Certificate Biology Project.  

Revise Ecology, Photosynthesis, Skeleton & Muscles, chapters 8, 13, 17, 18 & 19 Discovering Science


Homework set Thursday 26th.
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March
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1st. Year: Revise Food Chapter 3 Discovering Science for a class test on Tuesday 14th. April

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Eye Fig. 3 Pg. 58 Discovering Science. Revise The Senses and Nervous System for a class test on Friday 27th. March

3rd. Year: Revise Excretion for a Revision Test on Friday 27th. March

5th. Year: Revise Excretion for a class test on Friday 27th. March


Homework set Wednesday 25th.
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March
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1st. Year: Learn about Vitamins & Minerals, Water and A Balanced Diet pgs. 19 & 20 Discovering Science


Homework set Tuesday 24th.
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March
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1st. Year: Learn the procedure for the designated practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy pg. 23 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Complete pg. 21 of the copy of the Junior Certificate Project Booklet, include a labelled diagram


Homework set Monday 23rd. 
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March
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on pg. 57 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a Vertical Section of the Skin. Learn about the Control of Urine Volume


Homework set Friday 20th.
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March
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Skeleton and Muscles

3rd. Year: Revise Chapter 6 The Circulation System for a Revision Test on Tuesday 24th. March


Homework set Thursday 19th.
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March
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1st. Year: Learn about Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins from the table on pg. 19 Discovering Science. 

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of A Ball and Socket Joint Fig. 4 pg. 53. Revise Chapter 8 The Skeleton and Movement for a class test on Friday 20th. March

3rd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's Revision Test on Food and Digestion

5th. Year: Learn how the Kidney Nephron makes Urine


Homework set Wednesday 18th.
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March
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Animal and Plant Cells


Homework set Monday 16th. 
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2nd. Year: Learn the Functions of the Skeleton and the names of the leg and arm bones, pg. 52 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn the names of parts of the Kidney Nephron and it's Associated Blood Supply


6th.Year Revision Tests Timetable
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Tuesday 10th. February (Car): Diffusion & Osmosis

Tuesday 17th. February: Viruses & Immunity

Tuesday 10th. March (Car): Monera

Wednesday 11th. March (Fitz): Monera

Friday 13th. March(Fitz): Fungi

Monday 16th. March :
Car - Fungi
Fitz - Diffusion & Osmosis

Wednesday 18th. March: Food & Human Nutrition

Friday 20th. March (Fitz): Photosynthesis

Monday 23rd. March:
(Car) - Photosynthesis
(Fitz) - Enzymes

Tuesday 24th. March (Car): Enzymes

Wednesday 25th. March: Breathing System

Monday 13th. April: 
(Car): Genetics
(Fitz): Transport in Plants

Wednesday 16th. April: Respiration

Friday 17th. April (Fitz): Genetics

Monday 20th. April: Plant Responses

Tuesday 21st. April (Car): Transport in Plants

Thursday 23rd. April: Structure of Flowering Plants

Friday 24th. April (Fitz): Endocrine System

Monday 27th. April (Car): Ecology

Wednesday 29th. April: Excretion

Thursday 30th. April: Blood, Heart, Blood Vessels & the Lymphatic System

Friday 1st. May (Fitz): 
Ecology

Tuesday 5th. May (Car): 
Nervous System & Sense Organs 

Wednesday 6th. May: 
Skeleton & Muscles --------- if Sport's Day is cancelled

Thursday 7th. May :
Car - Endrocrine System
Fitz - Nervous System & Sense Organs

Monday 11th. May:
Plant Reproduction

Tuesday 12th. May (Car):
Human Reproduction

Friday 15th. May (Fitz): 
Human Reproduction

Monday 18th. May: 
Mixed

 
Homework set Friday 13th.
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March
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Excretion

3rd. Year: Revise Food & The Digestive System Chapters 3 & 4 Discovering Science for a class test

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment set up in class today To Investigate the Effect of IAA Growth Regulator on Plant Tissue


Homework set Thursday 12th. 
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March
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1st. Year: Revise Animal and Plant Cells Chapter 2 Discovering Science for a class test on Wednesday 18th. March

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Urinary System Fig. 3 pg. 49 Discovering Science. Revise Excretion for a class test on Friday  13th. March

3rd. Year: Complete pg. 20 of the photocopied booklet for the Biology Project write up

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of The Urinary System and of the Structure of the Kidney



Homework set Wednesday 11th.
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March
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1st. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of an Animal Cell & of a Plant Cell from pg. 13 Discovering Science

6th. Year: Revise Fungi for a Revision Test


Homework set Tuesday 10th.
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March
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1st. Year: Learn the methods for preparing a slide of Onion Cells & a slide of Cheek Cells. Know the names of the stains used. See pg. 15 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Edit your Biology Project  write up

5th. Year: Learn the definition of Homeostasis and examples of homeostasis in humans


Homework set Monday 9th.
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March
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on Excretion pg. 48. & top pg. 49
Discovering  Science

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on the Human Digestive System

6th. Year: Revise Monera for a Revision Test on Tuesday 10th. March


Homework set Friday 6th.
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March
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5th. Year: Revise Human Nutrition for a class test on Monday 9th. May


Homework set Thursday 5th.
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March
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1st. Year: For the Food Tests on Starch, Reducing Sugar, Protein and Fats learn the names of the chemicals used and the colour of a positive result in each case. Know how solid food is treated before testing with a chemical

3rd. Year: Research websites for information on the Junior Certificate Biology Project. Note and record the addresses of the websites referred to and the relevant information gleaned from them

5th. Year: Learn about The Large Intestine and a Balanced Human Diet


Homework set Tuesday 3rd.
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March
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Living Things. Learn the names of the chemicals used in the Food Tests carried out in class today

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of  A Villus and Lacteal. Learn about The Small Intestine


Homework set Monday 2nd.
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March
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5th. Year: Learn the Functions of the Liver and about Bile


Homework set Friday 27th.
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February
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Human Heart Fig.6 pg. 42 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn in detail about Digestion in the Mouth, Peristalsis, Role of Fibre, Stomach and Pancreas


Homework set Thursday 26th. 
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February
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1st. Year: Revise Chapter 1 Biology - Living Things, Discovering Science for a class test on Tuesday 3rd. March

2nd. Year: Write out a table in your science copy of 5 Differences between Arteries and Veins, see pg. 41 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn the Functions of Hydrochloric Acid in the Stomach, how the stomach protects itself from self-digestion and about the Pancreas

Homework set Wednesday 23rd. 
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February
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1st. Year: Know the procedure for the Designated Experiment - To Investigate the Variety of Living Things - carried out on Tuesday 24th. February


Homework set Tuesday 24th.
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February
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1st. Year: Learn about The Seven Characteristics of Living Things pg.8 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about Digestion in the Mouth and Stomach


Homework set Monday 23rd.
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February
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2nd. Year: Learn about The Blood and Functions of Blood pgs. 40 & 41 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about Types of Nutrition and the explanation of Digestion


Homework set Thursday 12th.
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February
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's End of Module Exam

3rd. Year: Finalise edit of draft of Biology Project Report for entry into Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Revise Blood, The Heart and Blood Vessels and The Lymphatic System for a class test tomorrow Friday 13th. February


Homework set Wednesday 11th.
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February
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6th. Year ( Fitz): Draw the chart on The Different Types of Lymphocytes. Revise Viruses and The Human Defence System for a Revision Test on Thursday 12th. February

6th. Year (Car): Reminder - Revision Test on Viruses and The Human Defence System on Thursday 12th. February


Homework set Tuesday 10th.
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February
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3rd. Year: Continue to edit draft version of the Biology Project Report for transfer to The Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Learn about Blood

6th. Year (Car): Revise The Human Defence System and Viruses for a class test on Thursday 12th. February


Homework set Monday 9th.
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February
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2nd. Year: Reminder - End of Module Exam is on Thursday 12th. February

5th. Year: Learn about the Effects of Smoking on the Circulatory System

6th. Year (Car): Revise Diffusion and Osmosis for a class test on Tuesday 10th. February

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Defence Proteins, Monocytes & Lymphocytes, Antigens & Antibodies and Duration of Immunity


Homework set Friday 6th.
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February
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2nd. Year: Learn about Transport in Plants and Sensitivity in Plants

3rd. Year: Decide on and prepare presentation of results eg bar charts, graphs etc for the Junior Certificate Biology Project


5th. Year: Learn about Blood Supply to the Heart, Control of Hreatbeat, The Stages in Heartbeat, Pulse and Blood Pressure

6th. Year: Learn about Virus Structure, Viruses: Living or Non-Living, Shapes of Viruses & Medical and Economic Importance of Viruses


Homework set Thursday 5th.
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2nd. Year: Write into your science copy the "Know Your Definitions" section pg. 80 Discovering Science 

5th. Year: Learn about Double Circulation and Portal System

6th. Year (Car): Draw and learn the summary of The Role of Lymphocytes in Immunity

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram of Viral Replication and learn the process

Homework set Wednesday 4th.
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February
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Respiratory System Fig. 3 pg. 34 Discovering Science

6th. Year (Car): Learn about the General Defence System

6th. Year (Fitz): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Photosynthesis

Homework set Tuesday 3rd. 
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February
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1st. Year: Write out "Know your Definitions" from pg. 30 Discovering Science into your science copy

3rd. Year: Complete write up of  the Biology Project in your photocopy of the Junior Certificate Reporting Booklet

5th. Year: Write out the table of Differences between Arteries and Veins and learn same

6th. Year (Car): Draw a labelled diagram of Viral Replication. Learn about Viruses


Homework set Monday 2nd.
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February
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Photosynthesis

6th. Year (Car): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Photosynthesis


Homework set Friday 30th. 
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January
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2nd. Year: Revise Photosynthesis Chapter 13 Discovering Science for a class test on Monday 2nd. January. Answer Questions A numbers 1to 9 pg. 77 Discovering Science. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Research what wavelengths of light are used by plants during Photosynthesis. Complete taking measurements of cress seedlings

5th. Year: Learn the procedure for a Heart Dissection

6th. Year (Fitz): Revise Photosynthesis for a class test on Monday 2nd. Febuary


Homework set Thursday 29th. 
-----------------------------------------January
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig.3 pg. 29 Discovering Science "Starch is broken down into maltose by the action of the enzyme amylase". Learn about Chemical Digestion and An Enzyme in Action pg. 29 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Learn the detail of the Designated Practical done in class today Testing a Leaf for Starch pg. 77 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of the Heart. Learn the names of the parts labelled

6th. Year (Car): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Pathway 2 and the Events in the Dark Stage/ Formation of Glucose. Revise Photosynthesis for a class test on Monday 2nd. Feb

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram of Pathway 2 and the Events in the Dark Stage/Formation of Glucose. Learn the detail of Pathway 2 Reactions and the Events in the Dark Stage


Homework set Wednesday 28th.
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January
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Human Digestive System Fig 1 pg. 27 Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled and their functions

6th. Year (both classes): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Pathway 1. Learn the detail of Pathway 1 reactions


Homework set Tuesday 27th.
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January
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3rd. Year: Finish answering the questions on the Structure & Transport in Flowering Plants. Revise Chapter 8 Discovering Science The Skeleton and Movement for a class test on Thursday 29th. January

Homework set Monday 26th. 
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 1 Structure of the Flowering Plant pg. 71. Learn the functions of the parts labelled

6th. Year (Car): Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Influence of Light Intensity on the Rate of Photosynthesis

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about The Role of Photosynthesis, Sources of Light, Carbon Dioxide and Water for Photosynthesis & Increasing the Rate of Photosynthesis



Homework set Friday 23rd.
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January
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2nd. Year: Answer Questions A 1 to 9 pg. 70 Discovering Science. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blank spaces. Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Human Reproduction

5th. Year: Revise Transport, Storage and Gas Exchange in Flowering Plants for a class test on Monday 26th. January


Homework set Wednesday 21st.
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January
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1st. Year: Revise Chapter 3 Food for a class test on Tuesday 27th. January

6th. Year (both classes): Revise answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Human Reproduction


Homework set Tuesday 20th.
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January
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1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Show the Action of Amylase on Starch pg. 30 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Fill in pg.19 of your handout on Preparation and Planning for the Biology Science Project 

5th. Year: Learn about The Fate of the Products of Photosynthesis

6th. Year ( both classes ): Reminder - Revise Human Reproduction for a class test on Wednesday 21st. January


Homework set Monday 19th.
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January
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2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 10 Human Reproduction for a class test on Friday 23rd. January

5th. Year: Learn about The Cohesion-tension Model of Water Transport in Xylem and Stomatal Opening and Closing

6th. Year (both classes): Learn about Lactation and Biological Benefits of Breast-Feeding


Homework set Friday 16th.
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January
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2nd. Year: Learn about Fertilisation and Pregnancy pg. 64 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Do background research for Biology Project. Use at least two separate sources

5th. Year: Learn about The Need for a Transport System in Plants, Water Uptake by Roots, Root Pressure and Transpiration

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Embryonic Development and Birth


Homework set Thursday 15th.
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January
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1st. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1to 12 inclusive pg. 24 Discovering Science. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blank spaces

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Female Reproductive System. Learn the names of the parts labelled. Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 9 inclusive pg. 66 Discovering Science. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blanks

3rd. Year: Revise Chapter 5 Respiration and Breathing for a class test on Friday 16th. January

5th. Year: Reminder - Revise Structure of Flowering Plants for a class test on Friday 16th. January

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Embryonic Development

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Placenta Formation  and Functions of the Placenta and about Early Development of Zygote

Homework set Wednesday 14th. 
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January
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1st. Year: Learn the information on pg. 19 Discovering Science

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Fibroids, Stages in Copulation and Fertilisation


Homework set Tuesday 13th.
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January
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1st. Year: Learn the method, expected results and conclusion for Designated Activity 4 To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy, which was done in class today, see pg. 23 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Revise Chapter 6 The Circulation System for a class test on Thursday 15th. January

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a TS of a Dicot Root. Revise Structure of Flowering Plants for a class test on Friday 16th. January

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Placenta Formation and Embryonic Development


Homework set Monday 12th.
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January
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The Male Reproductive System, learn the names of the parts labelled 

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of LS of Xylem and LS of Phloem. Learn about Xylem and Phloem

6th. Year ( Car ): Learn about Fibroids, The Stages of Copulation, Chemotaxis, Fertilisation, Implantation, Placenta , Development of Zygote & Embryo

6th. Year ( Fitz): Learn about the Hormonal Control of the Menstrual Cycle


Homework set Friday 9th. 
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January
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Senses and Nervous System. Learn the information on pg. 61 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Reminder - Revise Chapter 3 Food & Chapter 4 The Digestive System for a class test on Tuesday 13th. January



Homework set Thursday 8th.
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January
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Eye. Revise Chapter 9 The Senses and Nervous System for a class test on Friday 9th. January

3rd. Year: Revise Chapter 14 Transport in Plants for Friday 9th. January and Chapters 3 & 4 Food and The Digestive System for a class test on Tuesday 13th. January

5th. Year:Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of a Stem in Winter and of the Structure of a Leaf. Learn about stems and leaves.

6th. Year ( Car): Learn about Hormonal Control in Menstrual Cycle

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about The Menstrual Cycle, Secondary Female Characteristics & Female Infertility


Homework set Wednesday 7th.
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January
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1st. Year: Learn the method, expected results and conclusion for the Food Tests for Starch,  Fats & Protein

6th. Year (Car): Draw a labelled diagram of the Female Reproductive System. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled. Learn the detail of The Menstrual Cycle

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn the effects of tester one. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Female Reproductive System. Learn the names and functions of the parts labelled. 


Homework set Tuesday 6th.
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January
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3rd. Year: Revise Chapter 7 Excretion for a Class test on Thursday 8th. January


Homework set Monday 5th. 
----------------------------------------January
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2nd. Year: Answer questions A numbers 1 to 5 pg. 59, write full sentences in your science copy. Learn the information on pg.57 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of a Longitudinal Section of a Root. Learn about the Types of Roots, Functions of Roots & Zones in a Root

6th. Year (Car): Draw a diagram in pencil of The Male Reproductive System and of the Structure of a Sperm Cell. Learn the names of the parts of the male reproductive system and their function(s). Learn about hormones in the male reproductive system, secondary male characteristics and male infertility.

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram of The Male Reproductive System, learn the names of the parts labelled and their function(s). Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of a Sperm Cell, learn the names of the parts labelled.


Homework set Thursday 18th.
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December
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5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of a Flowering Plant


Homework set Wednesday 17th.
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December
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1st. Year: Revise pgs. 11,12 & 13  Discovering Science for a class test on Thursday 18th. December

6th. Year (Car ): Learn about Vegetative Propagation for a class test on Thursday 18th. December


Homework set Monday 15th.
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December
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2nd. Year: Learn the names of the bones of The Human Skeleton labelled in Fig. 1 pg. 52 Discovering Science


Homework set Thursday 4th.
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December
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of an Animal Cell and of a Plant Cell from pg. 13 Discovering Science. In your science copy write out the table of Differences between Animal and Plant Cells from the top of pg. 14 Discovering Science. In your science copy write out all 7 definitions from "Know Your Definitions" pg. 17 Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 7 Excretion for a class test on Friday 5th. Dec.

3rd. Year: Answer questions A pgs. 117 & 118 Discovering Science in your science copy. Rewrite the sentences in full and fill in the blank spaces

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Evolution of the Modern Horse. Learn about Evolution


Homework set Wednesday 3rd.
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December
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1st. Year: Learn about the parts of the Animal Cell and of the Plant Cell from pg. 13 Discovering Science

6th. Year (Car): Learn about the Applications of Genetic Engineering, the Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and the definitions of a Cloning Vector, Restriction Enzymes and DNA Ligase

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Variation and Mutations


Homework set Monday 1st.
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December
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2nd. Year: Learn the information on Excretion from pg. 48 and top of pg. 49 Discovering Science. Revise answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Chapter 6 The Circulation System

6th. Year (Car): Learn the Process of Genetic Engineering. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil that summarises the process of Genetic Engineering

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about the Applications of Genetic Eingeering , the Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and the definitions for A Cloning Vector, Restriction Enzymes and DNA Ligase


Homework set Friday 28th.
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November
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2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 6 The Circulation System for a class test on Monday 1st. December

3rd. Year: Learn the procedures for the Experiments on Habitat Study carried out today, Identification of Plants from the Habitat, Identification of Animals from the Habitat and To Estimate the Numbers of Plants Present in the Habitat pg. 110 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn The Process of Genetic Engineering


Homework set Thursday 27th.
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November
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1st. Year: Write out in your science copy "Know your Definitions" from pg.17 Discovering Science. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test

2nd. Year: Learn the names of the parts of the Heart

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 13 pg. 92 The seed germinates to produce a radicle and a plumule. Write out in your science copy "Know your Definitions" from pg. 103 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Structure of Amoeba. Revise Fungi, The Growth Curve for Bacteria, The Sturcture of Amoeba and Osmoregulation in Amoeba for a class test on Friday 28th. November

6th. Year(Car): With reference to the diagram of "the chromosomes in the nucleus in the cell taken from a small mammal" that you drew in class today answer the following questions. 
(a) Is the mammal male or female? Explain your answer.
(b) "B is linked to D but not to A". Explain this statement.
(c) Are any of the traits shown here sex-linked? Explain your answer.
(d) What term is used to describe the allele pair Bb.
(e) Draw a diagram, similar to the one above, but in which A is homozygous recessive and C is homozygous dominant

6th. Year (Fitz): Answer the following question:
Red-green colour blindness is a sex (X)- linked condition. Normal red-green colour vision results from the possession of a dominant allele (C). In each of the following cases give the genotype of the mother and of the father

  1. A family in which one daughter is red-green colour blind and one daughter has normal colour vision

  2. A family in which all the sons are red-green colour blind and all the daughters are carriers (heterozygous)


Homework set Wednesday 26th.
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November
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1st. Year: Revise Chapter 1 Living Things for a class test on Thursday 27th. November

6th. Year (Car): Answer the following question: Red-green colour blindness is a sex (X)-linked condition. Normal red-green vision results from the possession of a dominant allele (C). In each of the following cases give the genotypes of the mother and of the father.

   1. A family in which one daughter is red-green colour blind and one daughter has normal colour vision.

    2. A family in which all the sons are red-green colour blind and all the daughters are carriers (heterozygous)

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw simple chromosome diagrams of genotype MmSs where the genes are linked and where they are not linked. Show the results of the cross RrTt x RrTt where the genes are linked R to T and r to t


Homework set Tuesday 25th.
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November
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1st. Year: Learn the contents of pg.8 Discovering Science & the detail of the practical experiment done today To Investigate the Variety of Living Things

3rd. Year: Learn about Germination & Sexual and Asexual Reproduction pg. 92

5th. Year: Learn about Yeast

6th. Year: Draw separate simple Chromosome Diagrams of the Genotype MmSs Linked and Not Linked. Show the results of the cross RrTt x RrTt where the genes are linked R to T and r to t


Homework set Monday 24th.
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November
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the Human Heart. Learn the names of the parts labelled

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of Sexual Reproduction in Rhizopus. Learn how Rhizopus reproduces sexually. Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Monera. 

6th. Year (both classes): Answer questions 23 & 24 pg. 208 Yellow Book or questions 24 & 25 pgs. 192 & 193 Green Book


Homework set Friday 21st. 
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November
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2nd. Year: Write out a table in your science copy of five Differences between Arteries and Veins (see pg. 41 of Discovering Science)

3rd. Year: Learn the procedure for the practical experiment set up in class today To Show that Water, Oxygen and Heat are Needed for Germination

5t h. Year: Reminder - Revise Monera for a class test on Monday 24th. November. Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Structure of Rhizopus

6th. Year (Fitz): Answer questions  22 & 23 pg. 192 green book or 21 & 22 pg. 208 yellow book on Dihybrid Crosses

Homework set Thursday 20th. 
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November
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1st. Year: Learn about Movement, Sensitivity, Feeding, Reproduction and Growth from pg. 8 of Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Learn information on pg. 40 and top half of  pg.41

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant Fig. 7 pg.90. Learn about Fertilisation & Seed and Fruit Formation

5th. Year: Draw a diagram of the Growth Curve for Bacteria. Learn about the Growth Curve and Food Processing

6th. Year (Car): Answer questions 22 & 23 - pg.192 green book or 21 & 22 - pg. 208 yellow book on Dihybrid crosses

6th. Year (Fitz): Answer question 2  from the handout on Pedigree Studies given out in class today


Homework set Tuesday 18th.
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November
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3rd. Year: Answer Questions A numbers 1 to 9 inclusive. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blank spaces


Homework set Monday 17th.
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November
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5th. Year: Learn about the  Factors Affecting the Growth of Bacteria & Economic Importance of Bacteria

6th. Year (Car): Do question 13 on Pedigree Studies

6th. Year (Fitz): Do questions 11 & 12 on Incomplete Dominance


Homework set Friday 14th.
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November
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3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of a Tulip Flower, include ten labels. Learn the names of the parts labelled

6th. Year (Fitz): Answer question 2 from the handout given in class today


Homework set Thursday 14th.
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November
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3rd. Year: Learn the information about Microorganisms on pgs. 121 & 122 of Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn about Bacterial Nutrition

6th. Year (Car): Do genetics questions 11 & 12 on Incomplete Dominance


Homework set Wednesday 12th.
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November
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6th. Year (Car): Do questions 1,2 & 3 from the handout given in class today

6th. Year ( Fitz): Do genetics questions 6,8 & 9 on Monohybrid Crosses


Homework set Tuesday 11th.
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November
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3rd. Year: Learn information on Microorganisms pg. 120

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Structure of a Typical Bacterium Learn the names of the parts of a Bacterium, about Reproduction in Bacteria and about Endospore Formation

6th. Year (Car): Do genetics questions 6, 8 & 9 on Monohybrid Crosses


Homework set Monday 10th.
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November
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2nd. Year: Reminder - Christmas Biology Exam is on Thursday 13th. November. Revise Chapters   6 to 15 inclusive for the exam

5th. Year: Learn about the Distribution of Bacteria and the Types of Bacteria

6th. Year (both classes): Learn the definitions of Gametes, Fertilisation, Alleles, Locus, Dominant, Recessive, Genotype, Phenotype, Progeny, Homozygous and Hetrozygous



Homework set Friday 7th.
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November
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 2nd. Year: Revise Chapters 6 to 15 inclusive for the Biology Christmas Exam on Thursday 13th. November

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment set up in class today To Investigate the Growth of Leaf Yeast using Agar Plates

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Isolate DNA from Plant Tissue


Homework set Thursday 6th.
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November
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1st. Year: Revise Chapters 1 to 5 of Discovering Science for Biology Christmas Exam on Tuesday 11th. November

2nd. Year: Learn the information on Photosynthesis from pg. 74 and top half of pg. 75 Discovering Science textbook

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Diffusion and Osmosis

6th. Year (Both classes): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of  Translation. Learn about Protein Synthesis (extended study)


Homework set Wednesday 5th. 
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November
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1st. Year:  Learn how the diaphragm is used in breathing, pg. 34 Discovering Science. Learn how To Show how Smoking Affects your Lungs, Experiment 5.2 Demonstration: To Show how Smoking Affects your Lungs pg. 36 Discovering Science

6th. Year (Car): Learn the first eight steps in Protein Synthesis

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Genetic Screening and the Differences between DNA and RNA


Homework set Tuesday 4th.
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November
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 3  pg. 34 The Human Respiratory System. Learn the names of the labelled parts and their functions. Draw a labelled diagram of Fig. 6 pg. 35 in pencil in your science copy. Learn about Gas Exchange

3rd. Year: Revise and know the detail of the ten Designated Biology Experiment, include method, results and conclusion for each

5th. Year: Learn the Features of Monera

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Genetic Screening and the Differences between RNA and DNA

Homework set Monday 3rd.
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November
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2nd. Year: Learn about Sensitivity in Plants Chapter 15 pgs. 84 & 85

5th. Year: Revise Diffusion and Osmosis for a class test on Thursday 6th. November

6th. Year (Car): Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To extract DNA from Plant Tissue (onion)

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about DNA Profiling


Homework set Thursday 23rd. 
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October
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Chapter 4 Digestion.

2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 14 Transport in Plants for a class test on Friday 24th. October

3rd. Year: Answer Section A questions pg. 94 numbers 1 to 12 inclusive. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blank spaces

6th. Year (Car): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Cell Division

6th. Year (Fitz): Reminder - Revise Cell Division for a class test on Friday 24th. October



Homework set Wednesday 22nd.
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October
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 3 pg. 29 Discovering Science. Revise Chapter 4 The Digestive System for a class test on Thursday 22nd. October

6th. Year (Car): Revise Cell Division for a class test on Thursday 23rd. October


6th. Year (Fitz): Learn the definition of Meiosis, the Differences between Mitosis and Meiosis and the Definition of Species


Homework set Tuesday 21st.
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October
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1st. Year: Learn about Chemical Digestion - the top half of pg. 29 Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Learn about Seed Dispersal pg. 91 Discovering Science

5th. Year: Learn the definition of Diffusion

6th. Year (Car): Learn how DNA replicates

Homework set Monday 20th. 
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October
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6th. Year ( Car ): Learn about the Function of Mitosis, Cancer, Meiosis and The Structure of DNA

6th. Year ( Fitz ):Learn about the Function of Mitosis and about Cancer

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Enzymes

2nd. Year: Write the 7 definitions at the end of pg. 80 of Discovering Science in your science copy


Homework set Friday 17th.
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October
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 1 pg. 71 of the Structure of the Flowering Plant and learn the associated information

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in your science copy of the Structure of a Tulip Flower, include 10 labels. Write out in your science copy  the table at the bottom of pg. 89  The Differences between Insect- and Wind-Pollinated Flowers. Draw a labelled diagram in your science copy of Fig. 7 pg. 90 Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant.

5th. Year: Revise Chapters 9 & 10 Enzymes and Energy Carriers for a class test on Monday 20th. October

6th. Year ( Fitz ): Draw labelled diagrams of Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase, Cell Division in an Animal Cell and Cell Division in a Plant Cell

Homework set Thursday 16th.
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October
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2nd.year: Revise Chapter 11 Genetics for a class test on Friday 17th. October

3rd. Year: Answer Section A Questions 1 to 14 inclusive pgs. 117 & 118. Write full sentences in your science copy and fill in the blank spaces

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of The Structure of ADP and of The Structure of ATP

6th. Year ( Car ): Draw labelled diagrams of the stages of Mitosis & of Cell Division and learn the information in the textbook on both

6th. Year ( Fitz ): Reminder - Revise Chapter 12 Respiration for a class test on Friday 17th. October


Homework set Wednesday 15th. 
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October
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1st. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 1 The Human Digestive System from pg. 27 of Discovering Science. Learn the names of the parts labelled

6th. Year (Car): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Respiration

6th. Year (Fitz): Revise Chapter 12 Respiration for a class test on Friday 17th. October


Homework set Tuesday 14th. 
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October
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3rd. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiments To Show the Presence of Micro-organisms in Air and in Soil pg. 123 of the textbook

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of The Induced Fit Model of Enzyme Action. Learn about the Mechanism of Enzyme Action - the Induced Fit Model, Enzyme Specificity, Optimum pH  & Enzymes and Temperature

6th. Year (Car): Reminder - Revise Chapter 12 Respiration for a class test on Wednesday 15th. October


Homework set Monday 13th.
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October
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2nd. Year: Learn the Definitions at the end of pg. 69 of the textbook

5th. Year: Draw the graph that shows The Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Reaction and the graph to show The Effect of pH on the Rate of Reaction. Learn about the Features of Enzymes, The Role of Enzymes and The Factors Affecting Enzyme Activity

6th. Year (Car): Revise Chapter 12 Respiration for a class test on Wednesday 15th. October

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram of Kerbs Cycle and learn the information in your textbook on The Kerbs Cycle


Homework set Thursday 9th.
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October
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Chapter 3 Food

2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Chapter 10 Human Reproduction

5th. Year: Learn the definition for Metabolism and for An Enzyme

6th. Year (Both classes): Draw a labelled diagram of The Electron Transport System and learn the information in your textbook on the Electron Transport System


Homework set Wednesday 8th.
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October
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1st. Year: Revise Chapter 3 Food for a class test on Thursday 9th. October

6th. Year ( Fitz ): Learn the information on Anaerobic Respiration from the chart you took down in class today


Homework set Tuesday 7th. 
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October
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1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Show the Action of Amylase on Starch pg. 30 of ebook Discovering Science

3rd. Year: Learn the information on Decomposers pg. 100 and on Competition pg. 101

5th. Year: Learn about Skin Grafts, Organs and Organ Systems

6th. Year (Car): Learn the detail of the practical experiment To prepare and show the production of alcohol by yeast, include The test for Alcohol you did in class today


Homework set Monday 6th. 
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October
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2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 10 Human Reproduction for a class test on Thursday 9th. October

5th. Year: Learn about Dermal Tissue &  Vascular Tissue in plants and Connective Tissue & Nervous Tissue in animals. Learn about Tissue Culture and two of its applications

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Anaerobic Respiration

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn the procedure for the practical experiment To prepare and show the production of alcohol by yeast

Homework set Friday 3rd.
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October
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2nd. Year: Learn about The Menstrual Cycle and The Fertile Period pg. 63 of the textbook and about Family Planning pg. 65 of the textbook

3rd. Year: Answer Section A questions numbers 1to 10 inclusive pg. 103 of the textbook. Rewrite the sentences in full in your science copy and fill in the blanks

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment you did in class today  - To prepare an enzyme immobilisation and examine its application

6th. Year ( Fitz): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Ecology


Homework set Thursday 2nd. 
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October
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1st. Year: Learn about Vitamins and Minerals from the table on pg. 19 of Discovering Science ebook

2nd. Year: Learn the information on pgs. 61 & 62 of the textbook. Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy of Fig. 3 The Male Reproductive System and Fig. 4 The Female Reproductive System from pg. 62 of the textbook

3rd. Year: Learn the information on Ecology on pg. 97 of the textbook

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Cell Structure

6th. Year (Car): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Ecology

6th. Year (Fitz): Reminder - Revise    Ecology for a class test on Friday 3rd. October

Homework set Wednesday 1st.
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October
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1st. Year: Learn information on Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins from the table on pg. 19 of the textbook

6th. Year (Car): Reminder - Class Test on Ecology on Thursday 2nd. October

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a graph of The Predator-Prey Relationship.
Learn about Population Dynamics


Homework set Tuesday 30th.
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September
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1st. Year: Learn about Energy in Food  pay particular attention to the Food Pyramid

3rd. Year: Learn how to study a habitat Chapter 18 Habitat Study

5th. Year: Revise Cell Structure for a class test on Thursday 2nd. October

6th. Year (Car): Draw  graph of The Predator-Prey Relationship. Learn about Population Dynamics


Homework set Monday 29th. 
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September
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Senses and Nervous System

5th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of the Ultrastructure a an Animal Cell and of the Ultrastructure of a Plant Cell. Learn about Chloroplasts, Cell Wall, Ribosomes, Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

6th. Year (Car): Learn and draw a labelled diagram of The Carbon Cycle. Learn about Pollution, Conservation and Waste Management

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Pollution and Conservation


Homework set Friday 26th. 
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September
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2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 9 The Senses and Nervous System for a class test on Monday 29th. September

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Effect of Heat Denaturation on Enzyme Activity

6th. Year: Learn about and draw a flow chart of the Carbon Cycle


Homework set Thursday 25th. 
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September
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1st. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Chapter 2 Animal and Plant Cells

2nd. Year: Learn the names of the parts of the eye and their functions Fig. 3 Structure of the Eye pg. 58

3rd. Year: Learn about Wastes and Waste Management, Recycling and The Effect of Humans on The Environment pgs. 115 & 116

5th. Year: Learn about the Cell Membrane, Nucleus, Cytoplasm, Mitochondria and Ribosomes

6th. Year (both classes): Learn the Nitrogen Cycle and the definition of Niche


Homework set Wednesday 24th. 
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September
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1st. Year: Revise Chapter 2 Animal and Plant Cells for a class test on Thursday 25th. September

6th. Year (both classes): Learn about Energy Flow, Food Chain, Trophic Level and Pyramid of Numbers


Homework set Tuesday 23rd.
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September
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1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiment done in class today To Investigate the Conversion of Chemical Energy in Food to Heat Energy pg. 23 of textbook

3rd. Year: Answer Questions A pg. 117 nos. 1 to 10 inclusive in your science copy. Write full sentences.

5th. Year: From the Ultrastructure of a Generalised Cell learn about the Cell Membrane include its functions

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Environmental Factors Affecting Organisms and about Aquatic Environments

Homework set Monday 22nd.
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September
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2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on The Skeleton and Movement. Learn the information on pg. 57 of the textbook on The Senses and Nervous System

5th. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult on today's class test on Nutrition - Food & Feeding

6th. Year (Car): Draw labelled diagrams of Devices for Collecting Animals and know how they are used.

6th. Year ( Fitz): Learn about the factors Light, Currents, Wave Action, Salt Content & Oxygen Concentration that relate to Aquatic Environments


Homework set Friday 19th.
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September
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6th. Year(Fitz): Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Devices for Collecting Animals and know how they are used in a Field Study of an Ecosystem

5th. Year: Know detail of practical experiment done in class today, To Investigate the Effect of Temperature on Catalase Activity (I.e. rate of enzyme action). Reminder - Revise Chapter 3 Food for a class test on Monday 22nd. September

3rd. Year: Draw Fig. 9 pg.101 A Food Web from a Woodland Habitat in your science copy. Learn about Feeding Levels, Decomposers, Energy Transfer in the Food Chain, Food Web, Competition and Adaptations pgs. 100, 101 & 102 of the textbook

2nd. Year: Revise Chapter 8 The Skeleton and Movement for a class test on Monday 22nd. September

Homework set Thursday 18th. 
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September
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1st. Year: Write out (in your science copy) and learn the differences between Animal Cells & Plant Cells. Learn about Chloroplasts, Cell Wall & Large Vacuole from pg. 13

2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of Fig.4 pg. 53 A Ball and Socket Joint. Learn the information on joints pg.53

3rd. Year: Learn the information on pgs. 97, 98 & 99 on Ecology

5th. Year: Revise the chapter on Food for a class test on Monday 22nd. Sept

6th. Year ( both classes ): Write out and learn the first ten definitions from the "Ecology" chapter

Homework set Wednesday 17th. 
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September
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1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiments on foods which you took notes on in class today, To Test for the Presence of Starch, To Test for the Presence of a Reducing Sugar (eg Glucose), To Test for the Presence of Protein (the Biruet Test)& To Test for the Presence of Fats (The Brown Paper Test), see pgs. 22& 23


Homework set Tuesday 16th. 
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September 
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1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical experiments done in class today, To Test for the Presence of Starch, To for the Presence of a Reducing Sugar   (eg Glucose), To test for The Presence of Protein (the Biuret Test) & To test for the Presence of Fats (The Brown Paper Test) pgs. 22 & 23


3rd. Year: Learn about Fungi pg. 121, Soil Micro-organisms and Biotechnology pg. 122

5th. Year: Learn about Vitamins and Minerals


Homework set Monday 15th.
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September
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2nd. Year: Know the three functions of the skeleton

5th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of Types of Carbohydrates, Structure of a Lipid Triglyceride, Structure of a Phospholipid and Relationship between Amino Acids, Peptides, Polypeptides and Proteins.  Learn about Lipids and Proteins.


Homework set Friday 12th. 
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September
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5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practical you did in class today To Investigate the Effect of pH on Enzyme Activity

2nd. Year: revise Excretion Chapter 7 for a class test on Monday 15th. September.

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of A Virus Fig. 2 pg.120. Learn about Viruses from pg. 120 and about Bacteria pg. 121. Learn the procedure for the practicals set up in class today, To Show the Presence of Micro-organisms in Air & To Show the Presence of Micro-organisms in Soil.

6th. Year (Fitz): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Homework set Thursday 11th.
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September
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1st. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil in your science copy  of an Animal cell and a Plant cell 
Fig. 1 pg. 13. Learn about the Cell  Membrane, Cytoplasm, Nucleus and Small Vacuoles pg. 13 of  Discovering Science

2nd. Year: Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on The Circulation System

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy of The seed germinates to produce a radicle and a plumule Fig.13 pg.92. Learn about Germination, Sexual and Asexual Germination, see pg. 92 of textbook

5th. Year: Learn about The elements present in foods and about Carbohydrates

6th. Year (Car): Review answers to questions you found difficult in today's class test on Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of  A Non Endospermic Seed, Broad Bean & of An Endospermic Seed, Maize & graphs of Changes in dry weights of germinating seed parts. Revise Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants for a class test tomorrow Friday 12th. September


Homework set Wednesday 10th.
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September
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1st. Year: Revise Chapter 1 Living Things for a class test tomorrow Thursday 11th. September

6th. Year (Car): Draw labelled diagrams of the graphs Changes in dry weights of germinating seed parts and of Germination in broad bean and Germination in sunflower. Learn about the process of germination.

6th. Year (Fitz): Learn about Dormancy in seeds.


Homework set Tuesday 9th. 
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September 
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1st. Year: Learn the details of the experiments on pg. 15, Using the Microscope, To Examine Onion Bulb Cells (Plant Cells) & To Examine Cheek Cells (Animal Cells)

3rd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram in pencil in your science copy  of Fertilisation in a Flowering Plant, Fig. 7 pg. 90 . Learn about Fertilisation, Seed and Fruit Formation and Seed Dispersal pgs. 90 & 91

5th. Year: Learn The Need for Food

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Seedless Fruits & Dormancy

Homework set Monday 8th. 
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September
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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled in pencil in your science copy of the Structure of the urinary system, see Fig. 3 pg. 49. Revise Chapter 6 The Circulation System for a class test on Thursday 10th or Friday 11th.

5th. Year: Learn about The Characteristics of Life.

6th. Year (Car): Learn the detail of the practicals you did in class today, To investigate the effect of water, oxygen and temperature on the germination of seeds & To investigate digestive activity during germination.


Homework set Friday 5th. 
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September:
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2nd. Year: Learn about Heart Disease, see pg. 42 of textbook

3rd. Year: Learn the detail of Fieldwork Practicals done today, see pg. 110 of textbook

5th. Year: Learn the detail of the practicals you did in class today, To be familiar with and to use a light microscope, To prepare and examine plant (onion) cells, using a light microscope & To prepare and examine animal (cheek) cells, using a light microscope

6th. Year (FitzLearn the details of the practicals you did in class today, To investigate the effect of water, oxygen and temperature on germination & To use starch agar plates to show digestive activity during germination


Homework set Thursday 4th.
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September:
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1st. Year: Learn the details on The Seven Characteristics of Living Things and on Animal Groups pg.8 of Discovering Science by Mentor

2nd. Year: Write out a table in your science copy and learn The Differences between Arteries and Veins, see pg. 41 of textbook. Know the detail of the practical you did in class today, To Investigate the Effect of Exercise on Pulse Rate.

3rd. Year: Familiarise yourself the use of equipment in habitat studies by reading pgs. 107 & 108 of the textbook

5th. Year: Learn the detail on Changes in the Natural World, Accidental Discoveries and Ethical Issues in relation to Limitations of the Value of the Scientific Method

6th. Year (Car): Learn about Seed Formation, Endospermic and Non-Endospermic Seeds, Fruit Formation, False Fruits and Fruit & Seed Dispersal.

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a LS of a Mature Embryo Sac and learn about the Formation of Female gametes in Flowering Plants.



Homework set Wednesday 3rd. 
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1st. Year: Learn the list of Characteristics of Living Things - Movement, Respiration, Sensitivity, Feeding, Excretion, Reproduction and Growth (Hint: MRS FERG)

6th. Year (Car): Draw a labelled diagram in pencil of a L.S. of a Carpel with a Mature Embryo Sac. Learn about the Formation of Female Gametes in Flowering Plants.

6th. Year (Fitz): Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of a Transverse Section of an Anther and a Mature Pollen Grain. Learn about Male Gamete Formation in Flowering Plants.



Homework set Tuesday 2nd. 
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1st. Year: Learn the detail of the practical you did today, To Investigate the Variety of Living Things
3rd. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil, in your science copy, of An Animal Pollinated Flower and a Wind Pollinated Flower. Learn the names of the parts labelled. Write out and learn the of differences between Animal Pollinated Flowers and Wind Pollinated Flowers

5th. Year: Learn the Principles of Experimentation and the first three Limitations of the Value of the Scientific Method

6th. Year ( Car ): Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of a Transverse Section of an Anther and a Mature Pollen Grain. Learn how male gametes are formed in flowering plants.


Homework set Monday 1st 
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2nd. Year: Learn about Blood Cells ( red, white & platelets ) pg. 40. Learn about the functions of Blood pg.  41.

5th. Year: Learn the Steps of the Scientific Method.

6th. Year: Draw a labelled diagram, in pencil, of  an Animal Pollinated Flower and a Wind Pollinated Flower and learn the names of the parts labelled. Learn the Characteristics of Animal and Wind Pollinated Flowers.


Homework set Friday 29th. August

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2nd. Year: Draw a labelled diagram of the heart, in pencil, in your science copy and learn the names of the parts labelled.

3rd. Year: 
Learn detail of practical you did in class today To show the conditions necessary for germination.


5th. Year: Learn the detail of the four food tests you did in class today I.e. Tests for Starch, Protein, Reducing Sugar and Lipids.


6th. Year: Draw labelled diagrams in pencil of An Animal Pollinated Flower and A Wind Pollinated Flower and learn the names of the labelled parts. Learn the Characteristics of Animal and Wind Pollinated Flowers.



SCIENCE  MODULES - Rotation and Exam Dates

                2014 - 2015

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1st. and 2nd. Year Students

Module 1

 Friday 29th. August to Friday 14th. November

Exam Dates:

1st. Year   Students:  Tuesday 11th. November

2nd. Year  Students:  Thursday 13th. November


Module 2

Week  beginning  Monday 17th. November  to Friday 13th. February

Exam Dates:

1st. Year   Students:  Tuesday 10th. February

2nd. Year  Students:  Thursday 12th. February


Module 3

Week  beginning  Monday 23rd. February  to Friday 22rd. May

Exam Dates:

1st. Year  Students: Tuesday 19th. May

2nd. Year  Students:  Thursday 21st. May

 

3rd. Year Students

Module 1   Friday  29th. August  to  Friday 26th. September

Module 2   Monday 29th. September  to  Friday 7th.November

Module 3   Monday 10th. November  to  Friday 19th.December

Christmas Examination: Full Mock Examination Paper

Mock Examinations in February/March: Full Mock Examination Paper

Project 1 & Revision:  Monday 5th.  January to Friday 13th. February

Project 2  & Revision :Monday 9th. March to Friday 1st. May


Revision  only, in science area that students did not do a project on:  Monday 5th. May  to  Friday 15th. May

Revision  only, in science area that students did first project on:  Monday 18th. May  to  Friday 22. May.