Bio 102 Notes
What is Biology?
-The study of life
-Lifes levels (hierarchy) of organization define the scope of biology
-Life emerges through organization of various levels
-With addition of each new level, novel properties emerge- call
BIO 102 Exam 3
Over Chapters 20, 21, 22, 23
Ch. 20 430-447
Ch. 21 448-465
Ch. 22 466-485
Ch. 23 486-509 Supplemental
Ecology- The study of the interactions between organisms and between organisms
and their nonliving environment.
Population- A group
BIO 102 Exam 2
Over Chapters 18, 19, 31, 23
-Prokaryotic Cells: Lack internal membrane-bound organelles.
-Eukaryotic Cells: Membrane-bound organelles, including a nucleus
What domains of life are prokaryotic?
Cell Morphology and A
Lectures 11, 12 questions (Ch 7), Sep 12 & 14 (updated on Sep 25, 1:30 AM)
What are heteromorphic chromosomes? Do humans have heteromorphic chromosomes?
Compare Protenor and Lygaeus modes of sex determination (Slides 4, 5). What type of sex
Learning objectives for exam 1
Learning objectives for atoms, molecules, weak bonds and functional groups. You should be
Determine the mass of a molecule composed of different atoms based on information in the
periodic table such as mass units.
Molecules with many polar bonds due to differences in electronegativity with atoms O, F, and N will
dissociate in aqueous solutions while molecules composed of non-polar bonded atoms like C-H will not
dissociate in solution.
R-groups affect size, shape, r
LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR EXAM 2
Learning objectives for inside the cell Be able to.
Explain the major differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic
cells especially in the context of intracellular organization involving
intracellular organelles, membrane
Exam 3 Review
Chapter 10 Photosynthesis
1.Which of the following is true?
Ultraviolet wavelengths(short) have more energy than infrared light(long).
2.What is the main purpose of photosynthesis?
-Convert light energy to chemical energy
What is the purpose
Learning Objectives for exam 3: Bio 160s
Learning outcomes for Photosynthesis and the Calvin Cycle. Be able to
Explain the processes underlying the concept of photosynthesis: the energy in photons is used to drive the
synthesis of organic molecules
Bio 160: Module 2 Week 1 pre-session homework
TA & Section: _
1. According to the DNA to RNA to Protein video, what is the central dogma of biology? What
is the purpose of transcription? Translation?
The central dogma of biology is the process thr
Module 3 Week 1: Pre-session Homework (5 pts)
In order to complete this homework you will need to read both articles you have
been assigned. Answer each question below for both articles. You will use this
information for the in-class act
Pre-session homework (5 pts)
1. Why is the genus Flaveria a good model to study photosynthesis?
It can demonstrate the evolution of C4 photosynthesis because it includes
species who employ C3 as well as C3-C4 photosynthesis.
2. What is
a. Claim: What is the overarching claim/disease that both studies are addressing? What is the main
claim made in each paper?
1. Selik et al., 1987: This study identifies frequencies between certain characteristics of patient
Module 2 Week 2 Pre-Session Homework
Based on the results discussed in class and the information in the
photosynthesis documents, what direction(s) should the authors direct their
Make a list of possible questions they could
iv. Nucleic acids
i. An organic compound consisting mainly of carbon and hydrogen atoms linked by
non-polar covalent bonds. Are insoluble in water
9:40 Thurs. Ann
1. How does telomere length relate to replicative senescence? What is the role of telomerase?
The role of the telomere is to join RNA base pairing to the end of the 3 strand. The telomere
helps to maintai