28 April 2017
For my narrative, I chose to recreate the time I went to a Woman Studies lecture where a
Transwoman of color, Angelica Ross spoke . I chose to target my Woman Studies class, as they
would most clearly understand my story.
When it is cold, I try not to wash my hair so much because I fear I will get sick. In the summer
time, forget about it, its a free for all, I wet it every day in some way. For that reason of the
brutal cold air, I just have my hair in this curly, puffy me
Homeostasis relative constancy of the bodys internal environment
Action potential collective membranes potential changes during nerve impulse
Resting neuron has (+) pole outside membrane and (-) pole inside
When a cell is sti
You have a mole on your skin that seems to be getting bigger. The best news you could get
from the doctor is that the mole is
D) growing slowly
The better gene to have is
A) a proto-oncogene
B) an oncogene
The take home message that I got from the story was that behind every face, there is
silence. Behind everyone there is a struggle something that they have silenced that they
will forever hide. They hide it because of being scared. We all have one, mine is
I gave up drinking coffee for two days. I did this because it was not impossible to give
up, but I knew that it would be hard. I drink coffee daily to wake up, sometimes twice a
day. It wakes me up and gives me energy, but also I love the taste of it. I l
BI SC 003 Energy Assignment (50 points)
A. Fill out the table below. For each energy source provide a brief description of the energy source itself, at least two pros and two
cons (focus on environmental impact) and comments about its importance (percenta
How does all that plastic end up in the ocean?
What are the effects of plastic pollution?
What can you personally do to reduce plastic pollution?
Animals (i.e. fish, turtles, birds) ingest the plastics, killing them.
Deforestation in Russia
For the past 3 years, its reported that Russia has been losing an average of 16,600 square
miles of tree over. The causes of deforestation in Russia is caused by the clearing of their land for
logging and agriculture. The demand fo
Cheetahs are currently in the status of vulnerable, but in the past few months, several
study authors and groups have been pushing for the cheetah to be placed on the IUCN Red List
as an endangered species. As of December 2016, there are just 7,100 cheeta
Starting human population: 7,370,657,934
According to Rosling, is the distance between the poorest and the richest smaller or
larger in 2010 compared to 1960?
According to Hans Rosling, the distance between the richest and the poorest is larger than
Exteroreceptor- A stimulus rom outside of the body such as odor or sound that would trigger a
Sound touch and stretching are mechanoreceptors
The middle coat of the eye that absorbs stray light is the choroid.
The taste buds are located o
Option 1: Direct Encounter
It was really hard to being myself to go outside by myself in the middle of the night into
the darkest part of campus. Honestly, the fear of being alone in the dark almost outweighed the
need to do this assignment. Howev
Cancer causing genes called oncogenes can be formed when proto-oncogenes mutate.
The definition of apoptosis is programmed cell death.
Monthly self-exams are important when testing for breast and testicular cancer.
Cancer cells lack differentiation
What does it mean to live in a Universe?
Step 1: First Reaction
To live in a universe is to live on one of the planets that is a part of our galaxy. Wait, no.
The galaxy is inside of the universe, so to live in a universe is to live in a tiny part of a
My first action was to walk around for a day with no shoes and try to feel the different
forms of nature (i.e water, dirt, grass, rocks) on my feet. I decided to do this because it seemed
like a really interesting way to connect with the earth
While reading this essay, I found myself relating a lot to the practice of only asking safe
questions. Having been conditioned my whole life not to ask questions that dont have a simple
answer, I find it hard to ask a question that one might deem difficul
The feelings that I had while completing this assignment were mainly feelings of sadness,
confusion, and curiosity. Quite a few of my questions had to do with death and a lack of selfacceptance, and frankly thats a little worrying to me. I guess that in t
BISCI Key Points
Plants and other photosynthesizes use solar energy, CO2, water,
and to produce carbohydrates and O2 (oxygen)
The suns energy is stored in the bonds in the carbohydrates
Photosynthesis occurs in the plant leaves using CO2 from the
September 19, 2016
Essay 1: 50 Questions
1. Why are the shadows the way
2. Why are the leaves green?
3. How did this grass get here?
4. Who planted these trees?
5. Why are some flowers different
colors when all plants have
February 27, 2014
O atomic oxygen
O2 molecule oxygen
Ozone is constantly breaking down and being formed in different areas.
Has been in equilibrium (breaks and forms and a canceling level)
The equilibrium is delicate:
o Only 3
BI SC 003 Unit #1
January 16, 2014
o The total of all biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving) factors that surround and
potentially influence an organism
o The number of plants or animals of the same species
the total of all biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving) factors that
surround and potentially influence an organism
the number of plants or animals of the same species
Linear vs exponential growth
Resourcevarious substances an
Which of the following is not one of the functions of the lymphatic system?
A. take up excess tissue fluid, return it to the bloodstream
B. absorb fats in the intestines
C. help the body defend against disease
D. production, maintenance, and distribution
Maximum number of choices allowed is cfw_0.
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In Chapter 7 I created a story for my life. My story was to work hard right now in school,
get a good paying job, move up in my company, get promotions, meet the love of my life, start a
family, etc. My story was to have the stereotypical dream of a perfe
The item that I decided to give up for two days was social media and it was extremely
difficult. There were times during those 48 hours that I wanted to cave so badly. I actually had to
delete the apps from my phone to resist the urge. After going without