365wkbk_read_ahead - BIO 365S Workbook 1 For those who want...

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1 BIO 365S Workbook For those who want to get started before classes begin : HOW TO USE THE TEXT: (text p. xxii) • 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 dots found in the text next to figure and table numbers? ____________________________________________________________________________________ • What is the function of the blue circles 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 READING QUESTIONS 1.1 List the ten levels of organization, starting with atoms and ending with the biosphere. (Fig. 1-1) 1.2 List the ten human organ systems. (Table 1-1; Fig. 1-2) 1.3 Distinguish between extracellular fluid and intracellular fluid. (Fig. 1-3) 1.4 Define homeostasis. Who coined the term homeostasis? 1.5 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) 1.6 List and briefly describe the major physiological themes discussed in this book. (Table 1-2) 1.7 For the theme of Biological Energy (see Chapter 4, pp. 94-97) – Where does energy come from? – How is energy stored? – Energy is the capacity to do work. Biological work takes 3 basic forms: Chemical work Transport work L Potential energy is stored in concentration gradients. Mechanical work 1.8 Describe and draw a simple control system. What are regulated variables (Fig. 1-5) 1.9 Information flow in the body takes what forms? 1.10 Differentiate between local communication and long-distance communication in the body. 1.11 How/where is genetic information stored? 1.12 Communication between intracellular compartments and the extracellular fluid requires: © 2003 Dee U. Silverthorn
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2 BIO 365S Workbook 1.13 What do we mean when we say that a membrane is selectively permeable? 1.14 What role does signal transduction play in communication across a cell membrane?
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