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BIO 1411 Spring 2007 Exam 1 Study Guide What are the characteristics of life ? What are the five kingdoms and what traits distinguish them from the others? Fill in the blanks and then describe each level of organization. ______________ molecules cells ______________ _____________ organisms _______________ __________________ ecosystem Define these words and give an example of each. Biotic factors: Abiotic factors: Renewable natural resources: Nonrenewable natural resources: “In between” natural resources: What were the effects of the agricultural and industrial revolution ? What effects, if any, did they have on natural resources? What did Thomas Malthus have to say about population growth ?
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BIO 1411 Spring 2007 What was the central idea of the essay “ Tragedy of the Commons ”? Explain one of the examples used to convey this idea. How are an environmentalist and an environmental scientist different? Explain how science is like a tool. How is scientific theory different from a
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Unformatted text preview: hypothesis ? How do the roles of science and technology differ? A normal oxygen atom has ______protons ______electrons ______neutrons An oxygen ion has ______protons ______electrons ______neutrons An isotope of oxygen has ______protons ______electrons ______neutrons What are the properties of water that make it a unique compound? Whats the difference between an acid and a base ? How are they different from pure water? BIO 1411 Spring 2007 What are the four macromolecules of life and their subunits? Give an example of potential and kinetic energy . What are the two laws of thermodynamics ? How does energy from the sun power most living systems? What are some exceptions? Describe Millers experiments. What was important about them? What are the three proposals on how life originated? Discuss the difference between macroevolution and microevolution . Give examples. BIO 1411 Spring 2007...
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