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365reading-test1Q-08F - PRE-CLASS READING QUESTIONS These...

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PRE-CLASS READING QUESTIONS These questions are designed to guide your reading in the text before you come to class. Answer the questions as you read. Make notes of points that are unclear so that we can discuss them in class. Be sure to bring the pages for what we’re covering to class each time as well as the problem set pages. HOW TO USE THE TEXT: (text p. xxx) What feature of the book allows you to compare your background knowledge to that needed to master each chapter? ____________________________________________________________________ What is the function of the colored blocks found in the text next to figure numbers? ____________________________________________________________________________________ What is the function of the blue blocks with chain links found inside brackets with a page number? ____________________________________________________________________________________ A figure that has a graph has a question about the graph associated with it. Where would you find the answer to that question so that you can check to see if you answered it correctly? ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Concept Check questions act as ‘speed bumps’ to make you think about what you just read. Where do you find the answers to these?________________________________________________________ Where do you find answers to the questions at the end of each chapter? ___________________________ CHAPTER 1 1. List the ten levels of organization, starting with atoms and ending with the biosphere. (Fig. 1-1) 2. List the ten human organ systems. (Table 1-1; Fig. 1-2) 3. Distinguish between extracellular fluid and intracellular fluid. (Fig. 1-3) 4. Define homeostasis. Who coined the term homeostasis? 5. What happens when the body is unable to maintain homeostasis? What are some factors that might contribute to a failure of homeostasis? (Fig. 1-4) 6. List and briefly describe the major physiological themes discussed in this book. (Table 1-2) 7. Describe and draw a simple control system. What are regulated variables? (Fig. 1-6) 8. Information flow in the body takes what forms? 9. Differentiate between local communication and long-distance communication in the body. 10. How/where is genetic information stored? 11. What do we mean when we say that a membrane is selectively permeable? 12. What is mass flow? Cite some examples. What is a gradient? What is resistance in mass flow?
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CHAPTER 2 This chapter should be a review of your chemistry classes. If you can’t answer the questions below, review Chapter 2 in the book. 1. Match the following: _____atomic mass A. atoms with different numbers of neutrons _____ atomic number B. protons plus neutrons _____ isotopes C. capture and transfer energy _____ electrons D. number of protons _____ radioisotopes E. atoms with different numbers of protons _____ radiation F. unstable isotopes _____ atomic mass unit G. energy emitted by radioisotope _____ compound H. dalton _____ anion I. two or more atoms that share electrons _____ cation J. a pair of electrons shared by two atoms _____ covalent bond K. molecule that contains more than one element _____ ion L. bond that shares protons or neutrons _____ molecule M. positively charged ion N. negatively charged ion Review p. 36 on how to make solutions (conversions from moles to grams).
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