CISCE ICSE Biology - Introduction

Biology comes from the terms bio and logy. Bio means life and logy is a common suffix meaning science or study. So, biology comes to mean science or study of life. The 2 broad branches of biology are botany, or the study of plants, and zoology, or the study of animals.

The aims of Biology as a subject at the ICSE stage are:

  • To acquire the knowledge of the economic importance of plants and animals
  • To develop an understanding of the inter-relationship between sustainability and environmental adaptations
  • To develop an understanding of the interdependence of plants and animals so as to enable pupils to acquire a clearer comprehension of the significance of life and its importance in
  • human welfare
  • To understand the capacities and limitations of all the biological and economic activities so as to be able to use them for a better quality of life.
  • To acquire the ability to observe, experiment, hypothesise, infer, handle equipment accurately and make correct recordings

ICSE Biology Syllabus

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