Test 1 Study Guide Questions (self)

Test 1 Study Guide Questions (self) - Questions from The...

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Questions from The Course Guide and Text 1. Name the emergent properties of a living organism. What does a living thing need to be considered to be living? 2. Does an organism need to express all emergent properties of an organism to be considered an organism? 3. According the Schleiden and Swann how did life emerge on earth? 4. Why do we have things like Model Systems? 5. What are some characteristics of Model Systems that make them so efficient? 6. Give an example of a model system from prokaryotes. 7. Give an example of a model system from fungi. 8. Give an example of a model system from plants. 9. Give an example of a model system from animals. 10. What is a holistic experiment? 11. What is a reductionistic experiment? 12. What are holistic and reducionistic experiments based on? 13. What are in vivo studies? 14. Why can in vivo studies be considered both holistic and reductionistic? 15. What are in vitro studies? 16. Why are in vitro studies considered strictly reductionistic? 17. Why do people do in situ studies? Are they holistic or reductionistic? 18. What type of reasoning involves using specific conclusions and observations to make a conclusion? 19. What type of reasoning involves using general concepts to make a general conclusion? 20. ****[Ask TA for examples of inductive and deductive reasoning] 21. What is the difference between a positive and negative control? 22. In a comparative experiment what are we testing? 23. Why do people do comparative experiments? 24. What do we do in a controlled experiment? 25. Name all the parts of the taxonomic classification starting with Domain. 26. What are the three domains? 27. What is the difference between a chemoautotroph and a photoautotroph? 28. What domain consists of chemoautotrophs? 29. What domain is a human part of? 30. What is the difference between protests and fungi? 31. What does it mean to be heterotrophic? 32. In a biological hierarchy what level has individuals of the same species? 33. What is necessary for two organisms to successfully mate? 34. What are the four major elements that make up 96% of all LIVING matter? 35. Why are radioisotopes important to biology? 36. What are examples of stable isotopes? 37. What type of transformations can change the number of protons of an atom and make it a different element? 38. How do we describe the location of an electron? 39. What does the valence tell you about the atom?
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40. *At what valence do ionic bonds usually happen? 41. What element does NOT have the tendency to have eight electrons in its
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2008 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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