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Use this slideshow to help you teach the Structure and Functions section of the 2014 KS3 course. It covers: using a microscope, typical plant and animal cells, plant and animal cells compared, diffusion and where it occurs in the body, single celled organisms, single celled and multi-celled organisms compared, cells, tissues, organs and systems, the skeletal system, joints and how bones move, the knee as a typical joint, measuring force from muscles, the healthy eating wheel, why we need different types of food, recommended daily allowances of different foods, dietary imbalances, factors affecting our choice of diet, the digestive system and how it works, peristalsis, diffusion in villi, friendly bacteria, photosynthesis and what it needs, the respiratory system and how it works, how we breathe, diffusion and gas exchange in the lungs, the effect of exercise, the dangers of smoking, damaging the lungs and emphysema, smoker's cough, asthma, gas exchange in plants, male and female reproductive systems, the stages of the menstrual cycle, eggs and sperm and how they are structured, fertilisation in humans, what happens inside the womb and how babies develop, how women give birth, the structure of a flower, how plants reproduce, pollination, seeds, drugs, cannabis as an example of a drug.

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