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1 Name: Verbal Reasoning Science Revision Guide Sue Hunter AN HACHETTE UK COMPANY

2 Contents and progress record Use this page to plot your revision. Colour in the boxes when you feel confident with the skill and note your score and time for each test in the boxes. Topics in italic are not included in the ISEB 11+ examination. How to use this book 5 1 Working scientifically A: Variables and questions B: Units, measurement and working safely...12 C: Testing D: Recording results 1: Tables and bar charts E: Displaying results 2: Plotting graphs F: Interpreting graphs Biology: Living things in their environment Setting the scene: Life processes A: Green plants: Structure and growth B: Green plants: Nutrition and life cycle C: Feeding relationships and adaptation D: Habitats E: Human impact on the environment F: Animal life cycles G: Human life cycle H: Evolution and inheritance I: Classification of plants and animals J: Keys K: The human body L: Teeth and nutrition M: The heart and circulation N : Lungs and breathing, smoking and other drugs O: Micro-organisms Test 1 Biology / 20 :

3 3 Chemistry: Properties and uses of materials Setting the scene: Properties of materials A: States of matter B: Solutions C: Separating mixtures D: Chemical changes 1: Burning and rusting E: Chemical changes 2: New materials and indicators F: Rocks G: Soils Test 2 Chemistry Physics: Forces, light, sound, electricity and space Setting the scene: Types of force A: More about forces B: Mechanisms C: Friction and air resistance D: Magnets E: Light and how we see F: Shadows G: Reflections H: Sound and hearing I: Changing sounds J: Making simple circuits K: Drawing circuit diagrams L: Changing circuits M: The Universe and our solar system N: Earth, Sun and Moon Test 3 Physics / 32 / 23 : : l Answers 117

4 A: Green plants: Structure and growth This topic is about the structure of green plants and what they need for healthy growth. You need to be able to name the parts of a plant and describe their functions. Plant structure Every plant is different but they all have certain features in common. You need to be able to name these parts and describe their functions (jobs) in the plant. Flower to make seeds for reproduction Fruit Shoot Seed Leaf to make food for the plant flower leaf root stem/trunk Roots to anchor the plant in the ground and to take in water and mineral salts from the soil Stem to hold the leaves and flowers in the right position and to transport water and nutrients around the plant Remember that trees have stems too. A big woody stem is usually called a trunk. Plant growth Plants need the right conditions to grow well. They need: l enough light to make their food l oxygen and carbon dioxide from the air l water l the right temperature. Four similar plants are chosen. Each one is treated exactly the same as the control plant but one condition is changed in each case. 2 Biology: Living things in their environment Position Condition changed Result Reason The plant grows tall and Light is needed as an energy Dark cupboard No light weak. The leaves turn source to make food yellow As control but not watered In a very cold place In a very hot place No water No warmth Too much warmth The leaves wilt The plant does not grow. Leaves may become damaged The leaves become dry and shrivelled The plant cannot make food without water The plant needs warmth to carry out photosynthesis and grow Water is lost too fast from the leaves. They cannot make food 24

5 Train 1 On a separate sheet of paper, sketch a diagram of a plant. Label the parts of the plant and write the function of each part. Check your work by looking at the diagram on page 24. Try 2 Draw a ruled line to join each plant part to its function. Plant part stem leaf Function anchoring the plant in the soil making food A: Green plants: Structure and growth root transporting water and nutrients 3 Give three conditions that plants need to grow well. (3) (3) Test Test time: 07:00 4 (a) What is the function of a flower? (b) Which life process is carried out by the leaves of a plant? (c) Plants need two gases from the air. One is carbon dioxide. Name the other gas. 5 Mrs Green wants to grow some tomato plants. Suggest two things she should do to make sure that her plants grow well. 6 Describe how you could carry out a simple experiment to show that warmth is necessary for plants to grow well. (2) (4) When answering questions that ask you to write about an experiment, read the question carefully to make sure that you understand what the experiment needs to show. You need to make sure that you have one well-focused statement about the method for each mark allocated to the question. 25

6 B: Green plants: Nutrition and life cycle This topic is about how green plants make their food. You need to know what a plant needs to carry out the process called photosynthesis and to stay healthy. This topic also covers how plants carry out the life process of reproduction. You need to learn the names and functions of certain parts of a flower and about the different stages in the life cycle of a plant. Plant nutrition Plants need food to give them the energy and materials to carry out their life processes. Plants make their own food in their leaves, using a process called photosynthesis. To make food plants need: light energy from the Sun water from the soil carbon dioxide from the air. The light is taken in by the green pigment called chlorophyll in the leaves and stem of the plant. The leaves also take in the carbon dioxide, through tiny holes on the underside of the leaf. Plants also need very small quantities of substances called mineral salts. The roots of the plant take these in with the water from the soil. These help to keep the plant healthy. Photosynthesis is important to all life on Earth. Plants are the only living things that can change light energy into food energy. Without photosynthesis there would be no food for animals. Train Sunlight chlorophyll mineral salts photosynthesis Carbon dioxide Water Food 2 Biology: Living things in their environment 1 On a separate sheet of paper, list four things that plants need to take in from the environment in order to carry out photosynthesis and to remain healthy. Describe where each one comes from and which part of the plant is responsible for taking it in. Sexual and asexual reproduction Plants are able to reproduce in two different ways. Sexual reproduction happens when a male pollen cell fuses (joins) with a female egg cell to make a seed. The new plant will have features of both parents. asexual sexual Asexual reproduction happens when a new plant can be produced from a section of root, leaf or stem from a single plant. The new plant will have features that are the same as the single parent plant. 26

7 Flower structure Stamen makes pollen (male part) Petal to attract insects Carpel contains eggs that become seeds (female part) Remember that wind-pollinated flowers do not have bright petals because they do not need to attract insects. B: Green plants: Nutrition and life cycle Train 2 On a separate sheet of paper sketch a diagram of a flower and label it. Check that your diagram and labels match the ones just discussed. Stages of the plant life cycle Pollination takes place when pollen is transferred from the stamen of one flower to the carpel of another by insects or the wind. Seed formation happens when the pollen joins with eggs inside the carpel and the eggs become seeds. The carpel becomes a seed case or fruit. Seed dispersal is the name given to the process of seeds spreading to new places to avoid competition for light and water. Seeds are mostly dispersed by wind or animals but a few are dispersed by floating on water. Seed cases are adapted for a particular type of seed dispersal. Seeds that are dispersed by the wind have wings or parachutes on their seed cases. Seed cases of seeds dispersed by animals provide food for the animal or have hooks to catch on the animal s coat. Germination takes place when a seed begins to grow. The root grows first to anchor the plant and take in water. Food stored in the seed provides energy until the first leaves grow. Seeds need the right conditions to germinate. They need: water oxygen from the air warmth. germination pollination seed dispersal seed formation Make sure that you do not confuse wind pollination with seed dispersal by wind. You can remember the conditions a seed needs to germinate with the acronym WOW! We can show that water, air (oxygen) and warmth are necessary by sowing some seeds in four test tubes. In test tube A the seeds are given all three conditions. This is the control. 27

8 The germination of these seeds will be compared to the seeds in the other test tubes. In tubes B, C and D, one of the conditions is removed. Room temperature (20 C) Fridge (4 C) Oil Seeds Wet cotton wool Dry cotton wool Boiled cooled water Wet cotton wool A B C D Control No water No oxygen Too cold Only the seeds in test tube A will germinate. Train 3 On a separate sheet of paper, list the four main stages in the life cycle of a plant. Add a brief description of what happens at each stage. Try 4 Tick three boxes to show what a plant needs to make food by photosynthesis. water oxygen carbon dioxide light (3) 5 (a) Where in a plant would you expect to find the green pigment called chlorophyll? (b) What is the function of chlorophyll? 6 Underline the word that best completes the following sentences: 2 Biology: Living things in their environment (a) The part of a flower that makes pollen is the A carpel B petal C stamen D stem (b) A condition that seeds do not need for germination is A light B oxygen C water D warmth (2) 7 Explain why it is important for seeds to move away from the parent plant before germinating. 28

9 Test 8 Use words from the box to complete the following sentences. Each word may be used once, more than once or not at all. asexual carpel germination insects pollination stamen wind (a) Brightly coloured petals on a flower attract. (b) In the process called grains of pollen from the of one flower are transferred to the of another by or the. (c) New plants can sometimes be made from pieces of root or stem. This is called reproduction. (7) 9 Explain why photosynthesis is important to (a) plants (b) animals 10 A biologist finds the seed of a new plant. Test time: 11:00 When you answer questions using words from a box, do not cross out the words when you use them. You may need to use some words more than once. B: Green plants: Nutrition and life cycle (a) Suggest how this seed might be dispersed. (b) Explain your answer. (2) 11 Mr Hunter planted some bean seeds in two different places in his garden. He noticed that the seeds in one place germinated more quickly than the ones in the second place. Suggest two reasons why these seeds might have germinated more quickly. 1 2 (2) 29

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