Study kit (Integrated Science 8)

Integrated Science Grade 8

Kenya Literature Bureau
  • The study kit contains 74 chapters and 182 exercises of which 182 are in the chapters and 0 in the task exercises.
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  • Subject
    Science and technology
  • Grade
    Grade 8
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  • Publisher
    Kenya Literature Bureau
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1. Mixtures, elements and compounds

1.1. Properties of matter in different states (1)
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1.2. Properties of matter in different states (2)
1.3. Properties of matter in different states (3)
1.4. Elements and Compounds (1)
1.5. Elements and Compounds (2)
1.6. Elements and Compounds (3)
1.7. Elements and Compounds (4)
1.8. Structure of the Atom (1)
1.9. Structure of the Atom (2)

2. Oxygen

2.1. Preparation of oxygen
2.2. Physical properties of oxygen
2.3. Chemical properties of oxygen
2.4. The role of oxygen in combustion and spread of fire
2.5. Classes of fire and their control measures
2.6. Practising fire control measures
2.7. Control measures for Class B fires
2.8. Fire extinguisher
2.9. Fire safety communication
2.10. Handling flammable materials
2.11. Revision Questions

3. The Cell

3.1. Importance of a light microscope
3.2. Parts of a light microscope
3.3. Drawing and labelling the light microscope
3.4. Functions of the parts of the light microscope
3.5. Care for a light microscope
3.6. Using a light microscope
3.7. Epidermal cells of onion
3.8. Epidermal cells of other plants
3.9. The structure of plant cells
3.10. Permanent slides of animal cells under the light microscope
3.11. Key features of animal cells as seen under the light microscope
3.12. Functions of cell components as seen under the light microscope
3.13. Comparison between plant and animal cells as observed under the light microscope
3.14. Calculating magnification of cells under a light microscope
3.15. The magni­fication of a cell as viewed under the light microscope
3.16. A visit to a health centre or research institution
3.17. Revision Questions

4. Movement of Materials In and Out of the Cell

4.1. Structure of the cell membrane
4.2. Properties of the cell membrane
4.3. The semi-perme­ability of the cell membrane
4.4. Effect of heat on the cell membrane
4.5. Effect of dilute acids and dilute alkalis on the cell membrane
4.6. The role of diffusion in living things (1)
4.7. The role of diffusion in living things (2)
4.8. Gaseous exchange in human lungs
4.9. Factors that affect the rate of diffusions
4.10. The rate of diffusion with different sizes of molecules
4.11. Other factors that affect the process of diffusion
4.12. The role of diffusion in living things (3)
4.13. The movement of water molecules by osmosis
4.14. Osmosis in plant material
4.15. Osmosis using a visking tubing
4.16. Factors affecting osmosis. Temperature
4.17. Other factors that affect osmosis
4.18. Role of osmosis in living things
4.19. Changes in plant leaves at different times of the day
4.20. Revision Questions

5. Transformation of Energy

5.1. Forms of energy and their transformation in nature
5.2. Forms of energy and their transformation in our daily activities
5.3. Appliances whose working depend on energy transformation
5.4. Applications of energy transformation in day-to-day life
5.5. Dangers associated with energy transformation and mitigation strategies
5.6. Revision Questions

6. Pressure

6.1. Meaning of pressure
6.2. Pressure in solids
6.3. Pressure in liquids
6.4. Pressure exerted on the ground by a brick
6.5. The pressure exerted by a column of water
6.6. Change in pressure with fluid depth
6.7. Finding the equation for pressure in a liquid
6.8. Solving numerical problems using the formulas
6.9. Applications of pressure in solids and liquids
6.10. Revision questions

7. Extras

7.1. Definitions
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