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1

Name the size oder from cell to organism

Cell-Tissue-Organ-Organ System-Organism

2

Give an example of the muscle chain

Muscle cell-Muscular Tissue-Bicep-Muscular System-Human

3

What is a cell?

All living things are made up of cells

4

What is tissue?

A group of cells with a similar structure and fuction

5

What does muscular tissue do?

Contract to bring movement

6

What does glandular tissue do?

Secrets enzymes and hormones

7

What does epithelial tissue do?

Covers some parts of the body

8

What is an organ?

Made up of one or several tissues

9

What tissue does the stomach contain and what do they do?

Muscular - churn the contents
Glandular - produce digestive juices
Epithelial - covers inside and outside the stomach

10

What is an organ system?

A group of organs that perform a particular function

11

What organs and basic function does the digestive system have?

Salivary glands and pancreatic glands - secrete digestive enzymes

Stomach and small intestine- digestion occurs

Liver - produces bile

Small intestine- absorption of soluble food

Large intestine - water is absorbed from undigested food producing faeces

12

Name 3 plant organs

Roots, steams and leaves

13

What are the 4 tissues in a plant?

Epidermal
Mesophyll
Xylem
Phloem

14

What does epidermal tissue do in a plant?

Cover the surfaces

15

What does mesophyll do in a plant?

Where photosynthesis is carried out

16

What does xylem do in a plant?

Transports water around the plant

17

What does phloem do in a plant?

Transports mineral ions