Students can download the Ethiopian Student Grade 8 Biology TextBook in PDF file 2020. The Ethiopian Ministry of education provides the Grade 8 Biology TextBook for students and teachers. Therefore candidates can download this book and make a better biology examination preparation.
Grade 8 Biology TextBook
- Unit 1: Biology and Technology
1.1 Biology for development
1.2 Technological products used in biology
- Unit 2: Cell Biology
2.1 Looking at unicellular organisms
2.2 Single-celled organisms
2.3 levels of organization in multi-cellular organisms
- Unit 3: Human Biology and Health
3.1 The reproductive system
3.2 HIV and AIDS
- Unit 4: Plants
4.1 Food manufacture in green plants
4.2 Growing trees
- Unit 5: Animals
5.1 Keeping farm animals
- Unit 6: Environment
6.2 Biological associations
6.3 physical factors of the ecosystem
Grade 8 Biology Teacher TextBook
Unit 1: Biology and technology (7 periods)
explain biology’s contribution to development.
explain the role of technology in biology, list some technological products used in biology and tell the functions of these technological products.
Unit 2: Cell Biology (23 periods)
use hand lenses and microscopes to observe unicellular organisms and name some unicellular organisms.
describe the structure, habitat, locomotion, nutrition, reproduction, and importance of some unicellular organisms.
name different types of cells, tissues, organs, and systems and state their functions.
describe the organism as the highest level of organization.
Unit 3: Human biology and health (24 periods)
state the primary and secondary sexual characteristics of males and females, label the reproductive structures and give their functions.
explain the menstrual cycle and the cares that girls should take before and during menstruation.
Unit 4: Plants (17 periods)
define photosynthesis, explain its light and dark phases and give a summary equation of photosynthesis.
conduct a simple experiment to confirm that plants produce food by photosynthesis.
Unit 5: Animals (13 periods)
explain the importance of caring for farm animals, list down their products, and state the methods of preparing and storing food and sheltering for farm animals.
compare the ruminant stomach with the human stomach and explain why farm animals regurgitate.
Unit 6: Environment (18 periods)
define an ecosystem, give examples of ecosystems, distinguish between them, and explain the adaptations of plants and animals to each ecosystem.
list some types of biological association, explain them and give examples of organisms for each type.
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|Purpose||Teacher’s Guide Book|
|Date of Uploaded||June 15, 2017|
|Last Updated||June 15, 2017|