Unformatted text preview: type. Compare and contrast external and internal exchange systems. Define homeostasis. Why is it important? Understand positive and negative feedback loops and be able to apply them to you and your interactions with the environment through the day. Be able to draw a negative feedback loop. What does metabolic rate have to do with bioenergetics? What are the two bioenergetic “strategies”? Compare and contrast metabolic rates and strategies in very small mammals, very large mammals, and reptiles. Define bioenergetics, metabolic rate, ectothermy, endothermy. What are the four ways that heat is gained? What are four ways to balance heat gain? Be able to distinguish among the different groups of animals which strategies they use to balance heat gain and loss....
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- Fall '09
- Cybernetics, metabolic rate, Positive feedback