Dr. Laurie A. Rocco
PNS & Information Relay
Reminder: NS has two major subdivisions:
CNS: brain & spinal cord
PNS: nerves that transmit information b/t body
tissues & the CNS
Analogy: nerve is like a cab
Michael Ayzenberg Bio I 155
Writing #M2 on Fermentation Lab Exercise B
Methods/Materials Part 1
The materials needed for the Fermentation Lab included pH buffer solutions: pH 3, pH 5, pH 7,
pH 9, 10mL of distilled water and yeast.
For the first part of th
Ch. 31 Fungi
Body plan & mode of nutrition.
Plasmogamy description; Karyogamy description.
The significance of heterokaryotic life stages.
Distinguish among Zygo-, Asco-, & Basidiomycota
Sexual & asexual structures descriptions
Lichen structure d
What is the specific function of the gills in a crayfish?
What is the technical name for the body region
o which the wings and legs of the grasshopper attach?
Which region of the insect body is
specialized for locomotion?
BIO 156 General Biology II
March 17, 2015
Lab Practical Exam 2 Study Guide
Topics to Study
Sea Star Development
Sites to review:
Genome: The genetic material of an organism or virus. This is the complete complement of an
organisms or viruss genes along with its noncoding nucleic acid sequences.
Chromosome: A cellular structure carrying genetic material, generally found in the nucle
Rates of enzyme activity were calculated by measuring rates of oxygen (O 2) production in parts per
million per minute (ppm/min) under various conditions, including different enzyme concentrations (mL,
Figure 1), temperatures (C, Figure 2), and pH values
True-breeding: Refers to organisms that produce offspring of the same variety over many
generations of self-pollination.
Hybridization: In genetics, the mating, or crossing, of two true-breeding varieties.
P generation: The true-breeding (homozygous) pare
Part 1 (7 points).
A. Using the words in Word Bank 1, fill in the concept map provided, include
connecting arrows. (Hint: in the case of ATP only consider net gained).
B. Add new rectangles containing the words from Word Bank 2 to the same concept
Osmotic changes in the mass of potato cores occurred following a ninety minute incubation period
(Figure 1). Potato cores were immersed in sucrose solutions ranging from 0.0M (molarity) to 0.6M, and
percent changes of mass were calculated. At 0.4M, the po
Variances in average respiration rates occurred in the testing of assorted sugars, as depicted in Figure 1.
Measured in parts per million/per minute (ppm/min), the highest average respiration rate was observed
with glucose at 1030.27 ppm/min, while the lo
Potato cores cut to 4 cm (centimeter) in length were massed using a manual arm balance, and
placed in 30 mL (milliliter) sucrose solutions ranging from 0.1 M (molarity) to 0.6 M. Additionally, 30 mL
of distilled water was used as a negative control. Speci
1. Describe two similarities between photosynthesis and cellular respiration. (1 point)
1. Both processes involve the exchange of gases, such as oxygen (O 2) and carbon
2. Both processes are involved in the transfer of energy, either
In testing the effect of temperature on catalase activity, 4 test tubes were filled with 5 mL
(milliliter) of 3% H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide), 5 mL dH2O (distilled water), and placed into water baths
ranging from temperatures of 3C (Celsius) to 80C. One mL of
General Biology II
Writing Assignments and Poster Development/Presentation
This semester, there will be three writing assignments on Biodiversity, Bacteriology, and Transpiration. There will also be
a group poster presentation that summa
Checklist for creating a lab report:
Entire report has been edited for grammar and spelling_
Organism names are stated with the full scientific name in italics (with the genus name capitalized and the rest in
Information from s
Bio 156: Nelson
General Biology II
Bio 156: General Biology II
Student Learning Objectives
*Information and vocabulary on the lecture notes are all fair game for exams
Chapter 25: The History of Life on Earth
1. Describe the conditions thought to have exi
Chapter 28: Protists
Describe the evidence that supports the theory that mitochondria and
plastids evolved by serial endosymbiosis.
Provide examples of diversity within the protists with regards to size,
Lab Practical 2 Study Guide
Understand the experiment we performed in class know what a potometer is and how to use it
Know how to calculate leaf surface area (convert cm squared to meters squared)
Know how to find water loss per surface
Bio 156: Strobl
General Biology II
Study Guide for Lab Practical 1: Biodiversity, Hunter/HuntedBacteria, Protists, Plant
Diversity I, Plant Diversity II and Plant Anatomy
*Refer to lab handouts for vocabulary
Know the equation (SC
Miguel Angel Martinez
BIO155 Homework 8
1. _ is the exergonic breakdown of substrates.
2. _ is the endergonic synthesis of molecules.
3. An unfavorable r