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Unformatted text preview: Kerrie- she sent us this one for the final. It was half of the last exam and half cumulative. Again, this didnt really help us, but it might for you. Carley. Bio 181 Fall 2007 Cumulative Review for 75 point exam Material covered: All topics from lecture through Conservation Biology. All lab units. Format: Multiple choice, short essay, true/false Key points from each lecture unit: 1. Scientific inquiry a. define science- studying physical and natural world b. methods of science- observ, c. elements of the scientific method d. define hypothesis(1 person edu never proven, theory(still never proven) and law 2. Scientific method a. Elements of experimental design: i. variables (independent and dependent) ii. control group iii. treatment group b. Kinds of data- qual/quant c. Sources of information i. Primary ii. Secondary 3. Diversity and Unity a. Features that separate living from nonliving matter( 7 things, cells/organelles, growth/development, reproduction) b. The hierarchy of life( the thing that was in order---atom, molecule, macromolecule,) c. Diversity the three domains (eukarya, protista,) 4. Evolution overview I: Age of earth and evolution a. Define evolution( change over time, basically) b. Age of the earth and time of key events: i. First recognizable life forms 3.5 billion ii. Eukaryotes 2.1 bya iii. Multicellular forms 1.2 bya iv. Tetrapods 375 mya v. Humans 200 mya The earth is 4.55 billion years old!!! (remember that) c. Hypotheses on how life began i. Experimental observations (operan and Haldane, extraterrestrial, deep sea vents) d. Fossil record i. Limitations( size, paleontologists, age, etc) ii. Dating techniques (C-14 for the younger stuff (shorter half-life),...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course BIO 181 taught by Professor Milton during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08