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NAME _____________________ CHAPTER 1 – Biology: Exploring Life - Objectives   Introduction       Describe the feeding habits of pelicans. Explain how recent human activity has impacted   pelican populations.       The Scope of Biology 1.1 Define the levels of biological organization from molecules to the biosphere, noting                                                 the relationship  has to the others. 1.2 Explain how the web of relationships gives an ecosystem its structure. 1.2 Compare the flow of chemical nutrients and the flow of energy in an ecosystem. 1.3 Explain how cells are the structural and functional units of life. Compare prokaryotic  and eukaryotic cells. 1.3 Define emergent properties.     Evolution, Unity, and Diversity 1.4 Explain how DNA encodes a cell’s information. 1.4 Describe seven properties that are common to all life. 1.5 Compare the three domains of life. Distinguish between the three multicellular  kingdoms within Eukarya. 1.5 Explain why the old five-kingdom system of classification has been revised. Describe  the unresolved problems of this new classification. 1.6 Describe the process and products of natural selection. Explain why individuals cannot  evolve.    
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  The Process of Science 1.7 Describe the goals and limits of scientific investigations. Compare discovery science  and hypothesis-based science. 1.7 Define a hypothesis, and compare inductive and deductive reasoning. 1.8 Explain how deductive reasoning is part of hypothesis-based science. 1.8 Define a control, and describe an example.       Biology and Everyday Life 1.9 Compare the goals of science and technology. Explain why an understanding of biology  is essential to all of our lives.
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NAME _____________________ CHAPTER 2 – The Chemical Basis of Life - Objectives Introduction         Explain how the rattlebox moth uses and transfers defensive substances throughout  its life cycle.       Elements, Atoms, and Molecules 2.1 Define matter, an element, and a trace element. 2.2 Explain how and why iron, iodine, and fluoride are added to the human diet. 2.3 Define a compound and explain how compounds in living organisms are  different from compounds in nonbiological materials. 2.4 Describe the structure of an atom. 2.4 Define the atomic number and mass number of an atom. 2.4 Define an isotope and explain what makes some isotopes radioactive. 2.6
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Lexicon during the Spring '11 term at Ohlone.

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