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Flashcard: Biology Terms – Junior Cert Higher Level

absorption – passing of digested food into the bloodstream in the small intestine. acid rain – rain water with a ph of less than 5.5.acid rain damages the roots of trees and causes fish kills. aerobic respiration – respiration where oxygen is used word equation of aerobic respiration – glucose+oxygen-energy+water+carbon… Continue Reading →

Ancient Rome Revision Note – Junior Cert Histroy

Controlled most of Europe and North Africa. Evidence: ruins, coins, Latin documents. Towns: grid pattern, Forum (marketplace), temples, amphitheatre (gladiators, Coliseum), aqueducts (water), roads (cobbled, Apian way), circus (chariot racing), sewerage system, town walls. Baths, public and private every day. Houses: patricians lived in houses, plebeians lived in apartments. Private… Continue Reading →

Medieval Times Revision Notes – Junior Cert Histroy

General Fall of ancient Rome to Renaissance. A time of war, little interest in education, plague and a reduction in population of Europe. Feudal system: Kings granted land, called a fief, to vassals in return for soldiers. Kings, barons, knights, bishops and abbots, freemen and serfs. Knights lived on Manors…. Continue Reading →

Junior Cert History Terms / Definitions

Black and Tans: Former British soldiers who fought against the IRA/They fought the IRA and got their name from their uniforms (Something more than ‘They fought the IRA’ needed for 2M) Bloody Sunday: The day when the Squad killed a number of British  agents in Dublin / When the Black… Continue Reading →

Flashcard: Ecology – Leaving Certificate Biology Terms

ecology – the study of living things and their environments environment – everything that surrounds a living thing community – all populations that live in a certain place ecosystem – living and nonliving things in an environment, together with their interactions population – group of the same kind of organism… Continue Reading →

All Biology Definitions for Leaving Cert

The Scientific Method Scientific Method is a process of investigation where problems are identified and their explanations are tested by carrying out experiments. Observation : An unbiased, accurate report of an event. Hypothesis : An educated guess based on observations. Experiment : An experiment is designed to test a hypothesis…. Continue Reading →