BIOL201 - Study 6

BIOL201 - Study 6 - Biology 201: Cellular Biology and...

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Biology 201: Cellular Biology and Genetics Fall 2004 Study Guide: Chapter 6 1. What is energy? 2. Identify four forms of energy and give examples of conversions between them. 3. Define heat and describe its unique relationship to other forms of energy. 4. Define kinetic energy and give an example at the cellular level that is NOT from the book. 5. Define potential energy and give an example at the cellular level that is NOT from the book. 6. What is the relationship between potential and kinetic energy? 7. What is the first law of thermodynamics? Give an example of its application in a living system. 8. If energy cannot be destroyed why do living organisms need a constant input of energy? 9. What is the second law of thermodynamics? 10. Why don’t growing organism defy the second law of thermodynamics? 11. What is entropy? 12. Describe a specific spontaneous event in terms of total energy and entropy changes. 13. Define free energy, what is the equation for free energy and what are the two terms in the
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BIOL 201 taught by Professor Mechling during the Spring '07 term at Towson.

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