YOUR FRIEND, THE DROSOPHILA
Drosophila melanogaster (D.m.) is a cosmopolitan species-it is found all over the world,
including in your home if you have overripe peaches in the summer. Flies are among
the most successful of the insects, and there are over
Exam 1 (Chapters 1 5)
Review session tonight 6-8 pm
Describe the important characteristics of helminths
and draw the life cycle of these in infection.
are _ _ that live inside
Microbiology Lab Report 3 Spring 2016
1. How does smear preparation of cells from a liquid medium differ from
preparation of cells from a solid medium?
2. Why is it important to limit the number of cells on a slide?
3. What is the arrangement and cell mor
What are diatoms?
The golden ones, shells made of silica (glass)
What gives them the gold color?
What is dinoflagellata?
Unicellular ALGAE, major component of marine phytoplankto
What are examples of pathogens?
Salmonella, E. coli, Listeria, Staphylococcus aureus, Campylobacter jejuni, H.
What is LPS?
Where is LPS found?
Endotoxins or pyro
What are three domains?
Bacteria, Eukarya, Archaea
Are bacteria prokaryotic or eukaryotic?
Are they multicellular or unicellular?
Do they have cell walls?
What is cyanobacteria?
Some single cells, some chains of cells, green slime, do modern photosynthesis,
What is important about cyanobacteria?
First organisms on Earth to do modern photosy
What are they connected by in conjugation?
FPilus (strands/lines connecting the bacteria together)
How do they reproduce asexually?
What is an endospore?
Bacteria produce this in order to survive un
What are they covered in?
Whats an example of a ciliated protozoa?
How do they reproduce?
Can change from asexual to sexual when under environmental stress,
Cellular Respiration Glycolysis
What level does cellular respiration take place?
What is the final electron acceptor in cellular respiration?
What happens to oxygen in cellular respiration?
Becomes reduced to water
What is the overal
What are Anabaena?
CYANOBACTERIA, fixes N2, photosynthetic, adds O2 to air, bottom of food chain
What three types of Anabaena are there?
Filamentous, heterocyts, akinate
What is filamentous?
1. Observations: Observe your specimen of Lumbriculus variegatus for several
minutes without any aids, then observe the worm using a magnifier or dissection
microscope. On the next page, describe your worms physical charact
Termites are a group of eusocial insects that like ants, some bees, and wasps,
divide labor among castes, produce overlapping generations and take care of young
collectively. They mostly feed on dead plant material, generally in the form of wo
What are the risks of mating?
Transfer parasites and diseases, increased predation, male eaten by female
What are reasons for a female to a polygamist?
May find a better mate, need more help raising young, produce
How is hierarchy established?
Play fighting as young, learn who is strongest and weakest, often related to size and age
but it can be inherited through mother
How is hierarchy established in baboons?
While observing both male and female guppies interacting together, there was no
notable sexual interaction found. For the most part, the male would tease the female and
dart away or the female would retreat and leave the male. The
WHY DO GEESE FLY IN A PERFECT V SHAPE?
Geese fly in a V shape to cut through the air, making it easier for tem to fly. At the
bottom of the V, there is a leader that leads the flock, making their flight controlled and
having a specific shared
Formal Lab Report
Song Learning and Development in Songbirds
Song development in birds can vary according the specie, sex, environment, social
factors, time and place of each bird. For example, in the white crowned sparrow, the sex of the
Why bother courting?
To find the best mate, lets females assess males, lets male determine females readiness to
mate, lets male and female coordinate mating
What are the methods of courting?
Vocal = nightingales, w
Why study animal behavior?
1. Cavemen studied it to find out when and where to hunt habits of predators
2. We study it to keep species from extinction, learn about evolutionary
relationships, and better care for zoo
Commensalism, mutualism, parasitism
One benefits, one doesnt have any affect
One benefits, one hurt
How much of what you eat gets released as body heat?
What is a food chain?
What is the scientific method?
Observation, hypothesis, develop experiment, results, conclusion
What are the five main groups?
Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Monera, Protista
Who created binomial nomenclature?
Carolus Linnaeus, Sweden
Genus is a
Biology 101L 122
Global Warming Essay
27 November 2012
Global warming is defined as the recent and ongoing rise in the global average
temperature near Earths surface and is mostly caused by increasing concentrations of
BIO 101L 122
Genetically Modified Foods Paper
16 October 2012
Genetically Modified Foods
Genetically modified foods seem to be present in many ways through what people
consume in their diet. Although I do not know much about geneticall
Topics in Bio
6 December 2012
Profession in Ecology
The biological field offers many variations of jobs for one to consider.
Depending on the field, a degree in biology presents an array of career options. By
1 November 2012
Evolution can be looked at through many different perspectives and opinions.
There are several different theories that attempt to explain evolution and how evolution
will change the hum