Review questions for exam 3

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Review Questions for Exam # 3 Be sure to check the questions at the end of your chapters and the practice tests on the CD from your book. There may be some additional questions to be sent after class on Tuesday. 1. What is/are the advantages of being warm blooded? Why was this an important evolutionary event? 2. What is the relationship between surface area and volume? How does this affect the retention or loss of heat from an warm blooded organisms. How do organisms with high surface area/volume compensate for heat loss eg, what is their metabolism like? What are the implications for other systems such as circulation and gas exchange. 3. What are some mechanisms for conserving body heat? What are some for eliminating body heat? 4. What is the difference between the epidermis and the dermis of the skin? 5. What are some functions of the skin? How is the skin cooled? What is the significance of using water to cool the skin? 6. What do sunlight, skin and a healthy skeleton have in common? 7.
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course BIO 1005 taught by Professor Limcomb during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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