Chapter 7 - AP Biology Chapter 7 Guided Reading Assignment...

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AP Biology Name _Adeesh Jain_____________ Chapter 7 Guided Reading Assignment 1. What is resolving power and why is it important in biology? Resolving power is how far a two objects have to be (distance between two objects) to be able to recognize them as two objects. It is important in biology because everything we study in it is very small, and misunderstanding two things for one can lead to incorrect observations. 2. How does an electron microscope work and what is the difference between a scanning and transmission electron microscope? Electron microscopes send beams of electrons on the surface of the specimen or inside it. A scanning electron microscope (SEM) can see the surface of specimen whereas transmission electron microscopes (TEM) see the inside of a specimen, or the internal ultrastructure. 3. Describe the process and purpose of cell fractionation. Cell fractionation is the taking a cell apart and getting the individual organelles inside. One way scientists do this is by ultracentrifuges, which spin test tubes at
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Chapter 7 - AP Biology Chapter 7 Guided Reading Assignment...

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