English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection
He developed the theory known today as "acquired characteristics"
He developed the theory that forces that changed earth in the past are changing it i
what was the Quellar et al. (2003): Studied slime mold background ?
slime mold Germinate from spores; most of the time live as a single-celled amoeba.
But - when food is scarce, the amoebae chemically signal and form a group of thousands of cells
is squirrel trilling selfish or altruistic?
Other squirrels are less likely than the triller to be caught. So this is altruism
what is a coterie?
localized family groups of Black-tailed prairie dogs
Black-tailed prairie dogs have a alarm call system. Were
Why would an individual help another, even if it costs something to the helper (in terms of
1.Appears to be based (in many cases) on promoting the passage of alleles of genes that are
shared with the recipient, by the recipient.
more offspring are produced than there are resources for, so they don't survive. Also, known as
The process of humans selecting a few organisms with desired traits to serve as parents of the
The large-scale evolution of a group into many different forms
The evolution of similar traits in distantly related species
A process in which one species evolves in response to the evolution of another
Occurs when selection favors individuals with a more extreme variation of a trait.
Occurs when the average phenotype within a population is favored by the environment.
Favours individuals wit
when a small population breaks away from a larger one to colonize a new area, it is most likely
not genetically representative of the original population; the Amish and polydactyly
movement of alleles into or out of a population;
way of measuring absolute age of rocks using radioactive isotopes
age of earth
4.5 billion years
proof of evolution: reveals existence of species that have become extinct or evolved into new
Water cost of photosynthesis; leaf
energy balance and temperature
Environmental effects on
II. Water cost of photosynthesis
III. Leaf energy balance and temperature
Transpiration: effect of tem
Photosynthetic gas exchange:
CO2 (concl.); H2O vapor
I. Diffusion of CO2 into leaves
II. Diffusion of H2O out of leaves
III. Environmental dependence of
IV. Water cost of photosynthesis
Biology 102 Week 10 Homework
1. List and describe four types of asexual reproduction. (4 points)
Budding: the outgrowth, and splitting off of a new individual from a parent.
Fission: the separation of a parent into two or more offspring of abo
BIOL 103: CELLULAR ENERGY LAB
1. Propose an Ifthen hypothesis to answer this question and write it here.
If more sucrose is added to the bromothymol blue, then the rate of fermentation will
Record your findings in the table bel
Biology 102 Week 9 Homework
1. What is interstitial fluid? (2 points)
Liquid found between the cells of the body that provides most of the liquid
environment of the body.
2. List the parts of the vertebrate innate immune system and explain
Biology 102 Week 11 Homework
1. According to the video, what are two reasons cereal grains are not
good food for humans? (2 points)
Starchy cereal such as wheat and oats are not good for the human digestion. Unlike oranges, and strawberries, c
Biology 102 Week 7 Homework
1. Describe the difference between anatomy and physiology. What do
they have to do with the idea that structure fits function? (4 points)
Anatomy: the study of the form of an organisms form, shape, and structure. Ex
Sharry Miller - 1
Biology 102 Research Paper Guidelines
Rather than something to be feared, a research paper is your chance to explore an idea
of interest to you. Use your imagination to think of something youre interested in
learning more about and run w
Name: Becka Olson
Lab Title: Biotechnology Lab Fishermans Luck
What scientific concept(s) is this lab about?
The scientific concept used is gel electrophoresis, DNA analysis.
What are the objectives for this lab?
Name: Becka Olson
EVALUATE THE RESULTS
Compare the banding pattern of the three known fish with that of the unknown fish. Take
a picture of your completed gel and insert it below.
1. How many different DNA bands do y
Prince William Sound College
Biology 102 Research Paper Grading Rubric
Exceeds Standard (4)
Clearly and concisely
states the papers purpose Clearly states the papers States