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STUDY GUIDE FOR LECTURE EXAM 1Please download this study guide and write the information/answers to each of the bullets on that sheet or on flashcards. Turn these in at the beginning of the exam (worth 5 points).The most important guide you have for studying for the test are your lecture notes. Below is a reminder of topics that will be tested. Your textbook also has good chapter review questions for practice.Introduction and Energy & EcosystemsWhat is science? What is biology?the study of living things What is the significance of biology?allows humans to better understand their bodies, their resources and potential threats in the environment.Describe the properties or processes we associate with life. Evaluate an object to determine if it is alive.Define and give an example of each level of biological organization, starting with a biosphere and ending with atoms. Understand biotic vs abiotic and provide examples of each. Understand flow (or transfer) of energy through ecosystems.What is the ultimate source of energy for most living things on Earth?Chemical Basis for LifeWhat is an element and what makes each element unique? Understand and be able to diagram the structure and parts of an atom.Describe the electrical charge of subatomic particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons.What is the atomic number?What are isotopes?What are molecules?Distinguish between ionic, covalent, and hydrogen chemical bonds. Understand how each of these bonds work, how strong they are, and be able to give an example of each type.What is an ion? Be able to diagram an ion.

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