311C F07 Exam 1 Review - Exam 1: Review Checklist 9/26/07...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Exam 1: Review Checklist 9/26/07 Chapter 1: pages 2-6, 9-11, 19-21, 27 Life Characteristics of life Hierarchy of biological organization Emergent properties Discovery (descriptive) science Hypothesis-based science Unity and diversity Structure and function Chapter 2: pages 32-45 Matter, elements, atoms Atomic structure Protons Neutrons Electrons Electron shells and electron configurations Valence shells, valence electrons Atomic number Mass number (atomic mass) Isotopes Chemical bonds Structural formula, molecular formula [know monomer structures i.e. amino acids and how they interact with each other using these structures Covalent bonds: polar v. nonpolar, single bonds, double bonds, molecules Electronegativity (C, H, P, S, N, O) Ionic bonds: ions (cations and anions), ionic compounds Hydrogen bonds Van der Waals interactions Bond strength (relative): covalent vs. ionic (aqueous) vs. hydrogen vs. Van der Waals Chemical reactions: reactants and products, chemical equilibrium Chapter 3: pages 47-55 Water: structure Hydrogen bonding in water Cohesion Surface tension Moderation of temperature: specific heat, heat of vaporization Expansion upon freezing: liquid water vs. ice Solutions, aqueous solutions, solutes, solvents...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 3

311C F07 Exam 1 Review - Exam 1: Review Checklist 9/26/07...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online