Amazing Brain Facts every Teen should know

The brain is probably the most essential part of human existence in that it is responsible for coordinating a lot of activities in the body such as the ability to think, feel, move and express, etc. In other words, the brain controls our voluntary and involuntary actions including breathing; an activity that is […]

Science Students! Here are the Basic Safety Measures to Observe While in the Labouratory

Let me begin this article by telling a rather funny but instructive story. Enjoy and learn please…

First year Medical Students of Kenyatta University were attending their first Anatomy Class. As they all gathered around the Anatomy Table beholding the real dead body before them,
their lecturer, Professor Mwangi started the class by […]

Biology – Reflex and Voluntary Actions

Biology, SS 3

Topic: Reflex and Voluntary Actions

Reflex Action

Definition: A reflex action is an involuntary or automatic action in response to impulses initiated by a stimulus. A reflex is something that your body does natural. In other words, reflex action […]

Family Health – Personal Cleanliness

Topic: Family Health (Personal Cleanliness)

Introduction

When we clean our body regularly, we reduce the chances of getting infected by various organisms that thrive in dirty environment. An individual’s health depends on the way and manner in which he or she takes care of himself or herself. If one does not […]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Biology – SS1}: Biomes

Biology, SS 1

Topic: Biomes

Introduction

Large biotic communities corresponding to vegetation belts or zones are called biomes. Biomes are described as any large natural terrestrial ecosystem. The type of any biome is largely determined by climatic factors, especially rainfall and temperature. Thus, regions of the world with similar climates […]

These Illustrative Pictures Of Major Topics In Biology Will Aid Your Studies…

As you may well know, Biology (which is the study of living organisms) has so many broad aspects that can be hard to grasps a times. But then nothing makes it easier to better understand these broad scope of Biology than diagrams/labeling. That is why I sourced for the illustrative pictures for some […]

Biology – Classes of Food

Topic: Classes of Food

Contents:

Meaning of food
Classes of food and their functions

Meaning of food

Food is any edible substance either liquid or solid which when eaten is used by the body to maintain life. It is any nutritious substance that people or animals eat […]

Biology – Know Your Sense Organs

BIOLOGY

Topic: Sense Organs

Introduction

A sense organ is defined as a group of specialized cells, tissues or receptors which are able to receive, perceive or detect stimulus and transmit the information, impulse or message to the central nervous system. The […]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Biology – SS3}: Peripheral Nervous System

Biology SS 1 Week: 6

Topic: Peripheral Nervous System

Introduction

The peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the division of the nervous system containing all the nerves that lay outside of the central nervous system (CNS), that is, the PNS consists of all other nerves and neurons that do not […]

Why Birds Don’t Have Teeth

What ever happened to birds’ teeth?

Ever since a fossil of the ancient bird Archaeopteryx was discovered in 1861, scientists have known that avian ancestors once had teeth while birds today lack those pearly whites. But when birds “lost their teeth” has remained a mystery — until now.

A new study […]

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