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Academic Questions in Basic Science
The ultimate source of energy is _____.
ANSWER is sun
Without the sun, there will be no life on earth. Even plants require the sun to manufacture their food. The mode of nutrition through which organisms manufacture their own food is termed autotrophic nutrition. Please read on autotrophic nutrition here.
Note: Every other form of energy directly or indirectly comes from the sun.
The speed of wind is measured with a wind vane.
TRUE or FALSE
ANSWER is false
The speed of wind is measured with an anemometer while the direction of wind is measured with a wind vane
QUESTION: The nutrient majorly found in the liver is _____.
ANSWER is: Protein
A nutrient is any substance that contains the nourishment essential for life. Nutrients are present in all the six classes of food. The classes of food are Carbohydrate, Protein, Fats and Oil, Vitamins, Mineral Salts and Water.
Note: The liver is a very rich source of protein. Other sources of protein are fish, egg and meat.
The African Star Apple which is fondly called Cherry or Agbalumo or Udara is a seasonal fruit in Nigeria. Apart from the fact that it is very enjoyable when taken, it is also loaded with important vitamins and minerals needed by the body for it's normal functioning.
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Amazing facts in Basic Science
NOTABLE POINTS IN Basic Science
All fruits have seeds. There is nothing like a naturally occurring seedless fruit. Even banana, coconut and pineapple have all got seeds.
Weight can be defined as the force of gravity acting on an object. If you traveled to space, you would be weightless because there isn't any force of gravity acting there. We all have weight on earth becasue the force of gravity acts here. Weight is measured in Newton
Massis the amount or quantity of matter/material contained in a body, For instance, everything you are composed of, both from within and outside will make up your mass. Mass is constant throughout the universe. You will have the same mass on earth and moon. Mass is measured in gram or kilogram. Mass is quite different from weight.
Matter is anything that has mass and occupy space. Matter can exist in four states namely: