BIOL101 Final Review - FINAL EXAM REVIEW BIOLOGY 101...

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FINAL EXAM REVIEW BIOLOGY 101 University of Maryland University College The final exam will be available Friday 5 August at 12:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time and must be submitted into the assignment folder by Sunday 7 August at 11:59 PM. This study guide covers the major topics that you should be familiar with. However, it was written prior to the use of OLI in place of a textbook. If a topic in this guide was not covered by the OLI modules, then it will not be on the final. FORMAT of FINAL EXAM The final exam is worth a total of 125 points (25% of course grade) For essays, the full number of points will be awarded for accurate, correct, full, complete, and thorough answers. Partial credit will be awarded for less than accurate, correct, full, complete, and thorough answers so it is to your advantage to attempt an answer. All your answers will be written on the answer sheets provided with the examination. FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE The BIOLOGY 101 course covers the following areas of biology: Scientific Theory, Scientific Method and Concept of Control Group, Making Conclusions using Scientific Method Molecular and Cellular Organization Mendelian & Molecular Genetics; Biological Evolution Ecology You should review the following terms and concepts in these areas as you study for the final examination. Disclaimer: This guide provides possible questions and concepts to study and review for the final. The questions listed below may not reflect the exact questions found on the final examination. Conversely, if a concept or question is found on this list, it does not necessarily mean that it will definitely be found on the final. This is a STUDY guide, not an exact listing of questions for the final examination. 1
Scientific Theory,Scientific Method and Concept of Control Group, Making Conclusions using Scientific Method Be able to interpret a set of experimental data, determine whether the data prove or disprove the starting hypothesis of the experiment, and form conclusions based on the data. Be able to identify and apply the following aspects in an experiment: Independent variable Dependent variable Control group Experimental group Hypothesis Prediction Results Conclusion Characteristics of Life List and describe the shared characteristics of living organisms. Cell Theory Describe the principles of the Cell Theory all living organisms are composed of one or more cells the cell is the smallest living unit (i.e. it is the smallest thing that is alive)

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