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Unformatted text preview: Basics of Biology › What is biology? › How do we study biology? Scientific Method › How are living things organized? Kingdoms and Domains › Structure and characteristics of living organisms? › What is natural selection / evolution? › What is the biosphere and how is it organized? Populations, communities and ecosystems Basic Chemistry › Atoms – what are they composed of? How are electrons organized? › What does the periodic table tell us? › Molecules and compounds – differences How are they formed? › Different Kinds of bonds › Chemical properties of water What makes it important for biological systems? › Acids and Bases Organic Chemistry and Macromolecules › What makes something organic? › How are macromolecules formed? Dehydration vs. Hydrolysis › Carbohydrates Kinds of sugars › Proteins Function and structure/formation › Lipids – characteristics › Nucleic acids – DNA & RNA Characteristics, components and functions of each Cell Structure and Function › Types of cells Prokaryote vs. Eukaryote › The cell membrane and associated proteins › Organelles – functions within cell Ex: Golgi, Endoplasmic Reticulum, Mitochondria etc. › Connections between cells Energy › What is energy? › Where does out body get energy? › How do enzymes help? › How are materials transported into and out of cells? Passive and Active forms of transport ...
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Exam 1 Review - Basics of Biology › What is biology? ›...

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