Introductory Biology I
Biol 111 Beaster-Jones
Exam I Review
Biochemistry and Cell Biology—key words and concepts
(** not completely comprehensive, you are responsible for all lecture materials and assigned readings)
Process of Scientific Inquiry (Chapter 1 pgs 1-5, 18-23)
What is discovery science and how is it different from hypothesis based science?
What is the difference between inductive reasoning and deductive reasoning?
What is a hypothesis?
What is a scientific theory?
Chemical Context of Life (Chapter 2 pgs 31-43)
Be able to define:
element, compound, atom, proton, neutron, electron, atomic number, mass number, isotope,
valence shell, covalent bond, ionic bond, polar, non-polar, electro-negativity, cation, anion, hydrogen bonds,
hydrophobic interactions, reactants, products
Element X has 8 protons and 10 neutrons.
What is its mass number?
How many electrons does this neutral
How is Carbon 14 different from Carbon 12?
Sodium and chloride in table salt form ___________ bonds.
Water and Carbon Chemistry (Chapter 3 and 4 pgs 46-56, 60-61, 63-65)
What are some of the special properties of water?
Define: molarity, mole, molar mass
What is the definition of an acid?
What does pH represent?