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10-respiration-2[1] - Which component of Ficks law of...

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Which component of Fick’s law of diffusion is altered the most by having a large number of Alveoli in our lungs? 1. Distance 2. Surface area 3. Concentration 4. Diffusion constant 5. All of the above
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Welcome back! • Today we’ll continue with respiration • The tests are not graded yet :( – Sorry! – Unknown when they’ll be graded … • Your plants are now in the regular greenhouse – Be sure to start taking care of them. • Due soon – Journal article 1 – due in lab this week • Remember to turn in an electronic copy online in Blackboard – Writing project 2 (organism project) – due in lecture Wednesday April 23 • Remember to turn in an electronc copy • Field trip is this weekend! – More to come in lab!
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Outline of respiration unit 1. General principles of respiration Modeling movement of gasses 2. Human respiration Anatomy Transport of gasses in the blood 3. Respiration in water 4. Other animals’ respiration 5. Other organisms’ respiration •P l a n t s !
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Lung structure
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Atmospheric vs. alveolar air composition in mammals • Alveolar air will never have the same composition as atmospheric air – Tidal volumes are much less than lung volume • New and old air are mixed with every breath • Tidal volume = the amount of air a person breathes
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