Study Questions for
material since the Third
Exam in Bio 0200
What's the distinction between internal and external respiration?
What's the "respiratory quotient" and why does it vary depending upon the kinds of food
used to provide energy?
What other fact
An Excerpt on Kin Selection from The
by Richard Dawkins
First published in 1976, The Selfish Gene is now a classic work in
evolutionary biology. Providing the first compelling public account
of how evolution selects for (apparent) altruism in
Some basic equations for population growth:
Your textbook uses two different sets of equations to model population growth. One set is built around the per capita
rate of increase (r) and the other uses the finite rate (l). To avoid the needless complexity