Biology

Panel Members
Mr. Lam Pak Nin (Panel head)
Ms. Poon Kin Yan
Ms. Hung Pui Wah (Lab. Technician)

Curriculum Objectives

  • To develop students' interest towards Biology.
  • To develop scientific thinking and problem solving skills
  • To acquire skills for observation, data presentation, data interpretation and drawing conclusion in scientific investigation.
  • To develop an awareness of their responsibilities to conserve, protect and maintain the quality of all environments for future generations.

Teaching Topics

    Core part

  • Studying Biology
  • The cell as the basic unit of life
  • Movement of substances across cell membrane
  • Enzyme and metabolism
  • Food and humans
  • Nutrition and humans
  • Transport in humans
  • Gas exchange in humans
  • Nutrition and gas exchange in plants
  • Transpiration, transport and support in plant
  • Cell cycle and division
  • Reproduction in flowering plants
  • Reproduction in humans
  • Growth and development
  • Detecting the environment
  • Coordination in humans
  • Movement in human
  • Homeostasis
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystems
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration
  • Personal Health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Non-infectious diseases and diseases prevention
  • Body defence mechanisms
  • Basic genetics
  • Molecular genetics
  • Applied genetics
  • Evolution I & II

Elective part

E1 - Advanced Physiology
  • Regulation of water content
  • Regulation of body temperature
  • Regulation of gas content in blood
  • Hormonal control of reproductive cycle

  • E4 - Biotechnology
  • Traditional and modern biotechnology
  • Biotechnology in medicine and agriculture
  • Bioethics
  • Activity Record

    • Science Week Frog Dissection
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    • Ecological workshop at Hoi Ha Marine Science Lab.
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    Achievements:

    Secondary School Mathematics and Science Competition 2016 organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Proficiency: Lai Long Yiu (5B), Tang Wing Hei (5B)
    Credit: Yeung Hiu Yee

     

    Useful websites

    Virtual Cell Animation Collection


    Biology in Motion


    The mammalian Kidney


    3D structures of Biomolecules


    DNA Fingerprinting online activities


    Life's Greatest Miracle - Human Reproduction TV programmes


    How Diffusion Works


    How Osmosis Works


    How the Sodium-Potassium Pump Works


    Lysosome


    Phagocytosis


    How the Cell Cycle Works


    Mitosis and Cytokinesis(cytoplasmic division)


    Comparison of Meiosis and Mitosis 1


    Comparison of Meiosis and Mitosis 2