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Bio311C Exam 1: Review Checklist Wednesday, September 24 Chapter 1: pages 1-20 (7 th edition: pages 2-16, 19-21, 26-27) Life Characteristics of life Biological Themes New properties emerge at each level in the biological hierarchy Biological hierarchy Emergent properties Organisms interact with their environments, exchanging matter and energy Structure and function are correlated at all levels of biological organization Cells are an organism’s basic units of structure and function Eukaryotic cells Prokaryotic cells The continuity of life is based on heritable information in the form of DNA Feedback mechanisms regulate biological systems Negative feedback Positive feedback Evolution accounts for the unity and diversity of life Three domains of life Bacteria Archaea Eukarya Discovery (descriptive) science Inductive reasoning Hypothesis-based science Deductive reasoning Chapter 2: pages 30-43 (7 th edition: pages 32-45) Matter Elements Atoms Atomic structure Protons Neutrons Electrons Electron shells and electron configurations Valence shell Valence electrons Atomic number Mass number (atomic mass)
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2008 for the course TXA 205 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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