Second Week of Biology Homeschool

The second week of biology and the questions keep coming. Of course, this is going to be an interesting subject for the children to learn. Looking forward to the outcome  because this is going to be a wonderful course. You have to make up your own questions and sometimes that is better in the long run.


1. Who was involved in refining the production of lenses and made microscopes satisfactory for simple scientific observations?

2. When did intensive work on cells begin?

3. Who are the two German investigators of the first clear enunciation of cell theory?

4. What is cell theory?

5. Were Schleiden and Schwann the first people to enunciate the principle of cell theory?

6. Who observed the first nucleus? What year?

7. Who was Robert Hooke? What did he study?

8. Who was responsible for the extension of cell theory? When?

9. Who did experiments to prove Virchow’s theory of biogenesis?

10. What are two components of cell theory?

11. How long is a single human nerve cell?

12. What is the diameter of a human red blood cell?

13. What is the diameter of an ostrich egg?

14. What is a solution?

15. What happens when the sand is no longer agitated?

16. What are the factors that cause changes in Sol and Gel? Name six.

17. What is a protoplasm?

18. What is plasma membrane?

19. What is a angstrom?

20. who concluded that the membrane consists of inner and outer layers of protein? What year?

21. who made electron micrographs?

22. How many angstroms is a whole membrane?

23. Movement of particles from one place to another is called?

24. What is free energy?

25. What is the movement of water through a semipermeable membrane?

26. What is osmotic pressure?

27. What is phagocytosis?

28. What is pinocytosis?

29. What is the primary wall?

30. What is Pectin?

31. What is the middle lamella?

32. What is the secondary wall?

33. What is lignin?

34. What are chromosomes? What composes them?

35. What are genes? What do they do?

36. _________________are dark-staining, generally oval bodies.

37. Who developed endoplasmic reticulum? What year?

More to come with this chapter! They needed the book to do their schoolwork……

First week of Biology Homeschool

Well the first week of biology is going to be quite interesting to say the least. This is something that the children need to learn therefore, she is going to teach them all about biology. Of course, these are easy questions but in the course of this year they will become harder to allow the children to use their mind and retain the information.


Here are the questions that they will have this first week of reading, and studying about biology.

1. The _____________ contains two kinds of primary particles ______________ and _________________.

2. What is the electronic charge each proton carries?

3.  What is the mass (atomic mass) for an electron? Neutron? Proton?

4. What letter symbolizes the atomic number?

5. What is the atom of Sodium?

6. What does 19K39 mean?

7. What does 17 CI 35 mean?

8. The Z number for Hydrogen is?

9. The Z number for Uranium is?

10. The Z number for Helium is?

11. The Z number for Neon is?

12. The Z number for Chlorine is?

13. How are Sodium and Chlorine written?

14. The Z number of Calcium?

15. How do you write Sodium Chloride?

16.How do you write Calcium Chloride?

17. A ___________as a substance that increases the concentration of hydroxyl ions(oh-) in water.

18. Bonds of this sort, based on shared electrons are called ________________.

19. The Z number of oxygen is?

20. _______________do not remain in one position but are constantly moving.

21. What is the Z number of Nitrogen?

22. What are the molecules of this? H2, H20, O2, AND N2

    23. What is the Z number of Carbon?

    24. How do you write Carbon Dioxide?

    25. What percent of the atmosphere is carbon dioxide?

    26. What constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere?

    27. Carbohydrates are compounds composed of ____________, ____________, and ______________.

    28. What is the six-carbon sugar? How is it written?

    29. Name three lipids. Explain what they are.

    30. What is the structure of proteins?

    31. What four essentials do proteins contain?

    32. In 1958, who won the Nobel Prize for his knowledge in biochemical history?

    33. What happens when a protein is heated in an acid solution for 24 hours?

    34. The nucleotides contain five parts name them.

    35. All enzymes are proteins? True or False?

    36. Are enzymes activated at temperatures well below that of boiling water? True or False?

    37. What is the Z number of Nickel?

    38. What is the Z number of Bromine?

    39. What is the Z number of Gold?

    40. Hydrolysis involves this addition of a water molecule.

    We shall see if they have read the required chapter!