Week 12: The Invertebrates
Chapter 33 - This teacher specializes on Invertebrates
Invertebrates - animals without a backbone, a cetegory that makes up more than 95
percent of all animal species
Parazoa: Sponges, the First Multicell
Week 3 Muscular Skeleton System
Allow transmission of forces
- Hydrostatic: found in many soft-bodied inverte
Week 2: Neuroscience (41), and Chapter 43.
2 divisions of Nervous system
CNS: Central Nervous System: consists of a brain and nerve cord, which in vertebrates
extends from the brain through the vertebral column and is called the spinal cord.
Week 1 Animal Bodies Questions
1. List the different categories of animal tissue, providing general functions and
examples of each.
2. Describe the movement of solutes and water between compartments.
3. Provide an example of how the structure of an animal
Week 11: Plants
All groups of land plants are known as embryophytes because they possess matrotrophic
Plants originated from a photosynthetic ancestor.
Week 10 Protists
Protists: are eukaryotes that live in moist habitats and are mostly microscopic in size.
- Eukaryotes that are not classified in the plant, animal, or fungal kingdoms, though some
protists are closely related to plants or anima
Week 9: Archaea and Bacteria
Chapter 27 - have not added in slide material only questions
Archea and Bacteria are domains of microorganisms whose cells have a prokaryotic
structure - lack nucelus
Kingdoms of the Domain Archaea: Nanoarchaeota, Korachaeota,
Week 8 Macroevolution - not retyping slides takes longer and It deleted this one's
another term used for the study of evolutionary developmental biology is evo-devo
Macroevolution: describes evolutionary changes that create new species and groups that
Week 7: Introduction to Evolution
Evolution - changes in heritable characteristics of a population over time
Species - a group of related organisms that share a distinctive form
Population - a group of individuals of the same species that are likely to
Chapter 50. Endocrine Systems
Hormones: chemicals that affect the behavior of other glands or tissues, many times far
away from the site of hormone production
3 broad chemical classes: proteins/peptides, steroids, and amines.
In contrast to amine
Week 5 Respiratory System
The Process of Respiration
Processes of respiration supply body cells with oxygen from the environment (needed
for aerobic respiration) and deliver waste carbon dioxide to the environment
- respiratory structures are composed of
Week 5 Circulatory System:
Circulatory System Function
Deliver oxygen and nutrients to the cells
Take wastes away from cells
(focusing on human circulatory system)
Lungs - right/left atrium/ rest of blood
The Pulmonary Circuit Circulates blood through
Week 4 Nutrition and Animal Digestive Systems Chapter 45
Overview of Animal Nutrition and Ingestion.
Nutrition process of consuming and using food and nutrients
Nutrient any substance consumed by an animal that is needed for survival, growth,
Week 13 Vertebrates
Vertebrates: Chordates with a Backbone
Gnathostomes: Jawed Vertebrates
Tetrapods: Gnathostomes with Four Limbs
Amniotes: Tetrapods with a Desiccation Resistant Egg
Mammals: Milk-Producing Amniotes
Week 14: Ecology blow me:
Chapter 55 Behavior Ecology:
Behavior is the observable response of organisms to internal or external stimuli
Behavioral ecology studies how behavior contributes to the differential survival and reproduction of
Mendelian Inheritance Practice Problems Chapter 14 Lectures 1 and 2
Both a man and a woman are heterozygous for freckles. Freckles are dominant over no freckles. What is the chance that
their child will have freckles?
Step 1: What are the genotypes of