Lab section 8
Paper assignment: final draf
Which diet is better: Low Fat or Low Carb?
When choosing a diet that is best going to affect your body, it is important to understand the background
of the diet and what are the benefits a
Biology Chapters 27 and 32
1) Clicker question The most ancient branch point in animal phylogeny is the characteristics of
a. True tissues or no tissues
2) What are the derived characteristics of tetrapods?
a. Four limbs, and feet with digits
Cogniflex is the most recent development in dietary supplements advertised by Sure
Science, a Wyoming based Limited Liability Company. Cogniflex claims to unlock the brain
potential of an individual by claiming to
Learn Before Lecture - Chapter 42:
Circulation & Gas Exchange
Single celled organisms can exchange gases with the environment solely by diffusion across the cell membrane.
In multicellular organisms, this is not e
Learn Before Lecture Chapter 34:
Animal Diversity Chordates
A. Chapter 34 Origin and evolution of vertebrates
1. Chordata -Add the key features that all animals in this phylum share:
Type of symmetry: bilateral
Tissue level: triploblastic
10th ed. 2016
Learn Before Lecture Chapter 54:
Concept 54.1: PREDATION
1. For each of the feeding adaptations listed, explain how it helps the predator obtain its prey
a. acute senses
help find and identify prey
b. claws, fangs
10th ed. 2016
Learn Before Lecture Chapter 54 & 53:
Ecology-1: Community & Population Ecology
Species 2 involved in interaction
Concept 54.3: Ecological Succession
Q1a. What is ecological succession?
Species gradually replace each other because o
Learn Before Lecture - Chapter 48 (pp 1061-1069):
Nerves-1: Neurons & Action Potentials
Concept 48.1: Structure & Information transfer
Q1. Sketch a single neuron and label the cell body, dendrites, and axon:
Q2. Define the following
Learn Before Lecture Chapter 55:
Ecology-2: Nutrient Cycles & Energy Flow
Concept 55.1: Energy, Mass and Trophic Levels
Examine Figure 55.4. Identify the movement of both nutrients and sunlight through the component
Learn Before Lecture Chapter 53:
Ecology-3: Life History Traits
Concept 53.4: Life History Traits and Natural Selection
1a. What variables are associated with an organisms life history? List them:
Learn Before Lecture - Chapter 50:
Concept 50.5: Muscles
Q1. What main molecule makes the thin filament? actin
Q2. What molecule makes the thick filament? myosin
Q3. Sketch a single sarcomere (use Figure 50.26 as a guide). La
Bio exam #2 Study guide
Q1: What key traits do have plants in common with the Charophyceae?
Structure of Sperm
Q2: What new key traits have land plants evolved that they dont have in common
with the Charophyceae?
Alternation of Generations and multi
Angiosperms comprise 90% of plant species and are at the base of the food web of nearly
every terrestrial ecosystem.
Most land animals, including humans, depend on angiosperms directly or indirectly for
Concept 35.1 The plant body h
Final Exam Study Guide
The Cumulative final exam is worth 100 points and will have 50 questions. It will focus
on the main concepts we have explored this semester and some of the details that make
those concepts meaningful. GO THRU LBLS
Exam 3 Study Guide
This guide will be updated as the exam gets closer if necessary.
Draw the tree with tickmarks filled in over and over until you can do it in your sleep.
All of the information on the LBL Worksheets and
October 4th, 2016
Intro, methods, results, discussion
Explained on pgs 34 and 35
Know the criteria
Double check that its third person and past tense
Keep in this size and font
Water stress notes
Any non-food uses for brasicca rapa?
Non-food for brassica carinata
An efficient use of resources reflects the ability of the plant
to tolerate the variation of resource availability and therefo
The Human Papilloma Virus, according to the CDC is the most commonly transmitted
sexual infection. In fact, it is so common that most all sexually active men and women will get it
at some point in their lives. While there are types of HPV that can cause c
Genetically modified organisms, GMOs, are becoming more and more prevalent within
todays society. A GMO is a plant or animal that has undergone artificial selection through
genetic engineering techniques. Common genetically modified crops are corn, soybea
1) What was Darwins revolutionary proposal?
Darwins revolutionary proposal was evolution or also known as descent with modification. He
believed that many species are descendants of ancestral species that were different from the
1) What is Biology?
a. Biology is the scientific study of life.
2) What does the study of biology reveal about the themes of life?
a. Organization, information, energy and matter, interactions, and evolution.
1. Molecules to orga
Number of leaves
*DNA is the information molecule
-Instructions for making proteins embedded in the 4-letter code
-Because the letters can be arranged I any order, LOTS of information is encoded
-Ladder constructed with repeating subunits:
Cell Division 1/27
-Cell Cycle: When to stop dividing
-Cell cycle pauses if cell size or nutrient supply is inadequate, or if DNA is
-Cell division is controlled by regulatory proteins at several checkpoints in
-G1 checkpoints: stops i
The full 3-step sequence:
1. Transcription (copy the code into mRNA)
2. mRNA Splicing (remove non-coding sequence)
a. Splices signals: GU AG
3. Translation (translate the language of nucleic acids into the language
of amino acids)
= a protein
-An unrepaired change in the sequence of nucleotide bases
-Mutations can lead to malfunctioning proteins
-Or novel proteins with new or enhanced functions
-Sickle-Cell Disease caused by single mutation in hemoglobin gene
-Concentration gradients and water movement
-Most cells are about 70% water
-Osmosis- movement of water across a membrane
-If molecules cannot move across the membrane, then water will move
across to dilute side with higher solute concentration