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Exam I covers Chapters 1, 4, 5, 9 (p. 216-221), 6, and 10. It will be available over a 24 hr period on October 8 and the time limit will be 60 minutes. If you want the full hour, make sure to begin the exam prior to 11:00 pm because it will automatically shut down at 11:55 pm . No books, notes, websites, other people or other resources are permitted during the test. Here are the sections of each chapter that are most likely to be emphasized on the exam. Chapter 1 What are the 9 characteristics common to living things? Be able to list, describe, and give examples. 1. Respond to external stimuli (waking to a alarm) 2. Alter the environment (silencing the alarm) 3. sensed your environment(when you felt a chill in the air) 4. adopted to your environment (by covering yourself when you are cold) 5. require energy (plants get synthesizing & people by ingesting food) 6. reproduce 7. material found only in living objects(proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, nuclear acids, DNA & RNA 8.homeostasis(main a stable environment) 9. high degree of organization (which extends from microscope units called cells) What is homeostasis? living organisms maintain a stable internal environment(stay the same) How does a feedback system maintain homeostasis? helps an organism stay alive through negative feedback (systems operate to reduce or eliminate the changes detected by the stimulus receptor(it keeps you from breathing to fast enough to pass out) Be able to list and describe and give examples at each level of the hierarchy of organization of life 1. chemical level (the chemical "components" that are arranged in to cell) 2. cellular level (the smallest unit of life (cells are usually specialized to perform specific tasks)
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3. tissue level (an assemblage of similar cells)(Muscle cells) 4. organ level (an assemblage of tissue that often have several functions (heart)) 5. organ system level (the group of organs that carries out a more generalized set of functions.) What are the 7 taxonomic categories from Kingdom to Species in order? Kingdoms 1. Eubacteria (bacteria) 2. ( Archaebacteria (bacteria that lives in extreme conditions) 3. Eukarya a. protista b. animals c. fungus d. plants Species 1. kingdom(animala) all multicellar organisms that ingest nutrients) 2. phylum (all animals with a vertebral column or dorsal fin) 3. class( Mammalia) all vertrates with placental development, mammary glands) 4. order (primates) mammals adapted to life in trees with opposable thumbs) What is science is a field with specific goals and rules. The overall goal are to provide sound theory regarding the phenomena we observe and what is its purpose? when questions arises about the natural world the scientific method provides the accepted logical path to the answer Chapter 4 What are the components of the cell theory? all cells regardless of source, have similar characteristics
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Be able to recognize examples of cellular organelles given the function or a diagram. Be able to identify the function or structure of various organelles given the name.
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor Peters during the Fall '11 term at Holyoke CC.

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