## General Science

### LIST OF ACTIVITIES FOR PRACTICUM RELATED TO TEACHING OF GENERAL SCIENCE

PRACTICUM & SCHOOL BASED EXPERIENCE

LIST OF ACTIVITIES FOR PRACTICUM RELATED TO TEACHING OF GENERAL SCIENCE

1. Physical Sciences:

a. andling of following measuring instruments.

b. Slide Caliper

c. Screw Gauge

2. Determination of the specific gravity of a solid

- Heavier than water.

- Lighter than water

And a liquid by (a) Nicholson’s hydrometer, (b) Hydrostatic balance.

1. Determination of the specific gravity of a liquid by specific gravity bottle, and Hairs apparatus.
1. Verification of the law of limiting fraction.
2. Verification of the law of length of simple pendulum and hence finding out the acceleration due to gravity.
1. Verification of the laws of reflection by pin method and hence finding out the position of the image formed.
1. Verification of the laws of refraction by pin method and hence finding out the position of the image formed.
1. Plotting of the I-D curve and determination of the refractive index of material of the prism.
1. Determination of the angle of minimum deviation and hence determine the refractive index of the material of the prism.
1. Determination of the poles of a bar magnet.
2. Tracing of lines of force due to a bar magnet placed in the magnetic meridian. (North pole pointing North and North pole pointing south).
1. Demonstration of magnetic field by electric current.
2. Verification of Ohm’s law and determination of the resistance of a coil.
1. Connection of resistance and cells in series and parallel.
2. Connection of resistance and verification of the properties of Oxygen, Nitrogen, hydrogen and Carbon dioxide gases.
3. Separation of the elements of a mixture by common laboratory processes.
4. Demonstrate the physical and chemical properties of acids and bases.
5. Neutralisation of Acids with Bases.
6. Biological Sciences
7. Biochemical tests: Carbohydrate, Starch, Fat and Protein.
8. Preparation of herbarium Cereals, Pulses and oil tips.
9. Observation of epidermis of Onion peels and root tips.
10. Observation of plasmolysis in plant cells.
11. T.S. of Sunflower stem to observe different tissues.
12. Observation of protective tissue in plants.
13. Dissection of Monocot and Diocot root.
14. Dissection of Monocot and Diocot Stem.
15. Study of permanent slide of mitotic cell division.
16. Study of permanent slide of mitotic cell division.
17. Study of permanent slide of meiotic cell devision.
18. Dissection of flower (Hebiscus, Leucus, Datura)

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