Kimbilio High School

Biology Practicals

This was a Biology practical on the topic of Locomotion and particularly concerning birds.
The teacher and the learners were looking at how most birds loco-mote by flying in which they use wings covered with feathers.
They were also identifying different types of feathers, that is quill, covert and down feathers.
The location of each type of feather on the bird’s body, functions of different types of feathers, their characteristics, adaptations to their functions, structure and finally the significance of quill water proof for instance when dipped in water., does not become wet or get soaked with water.