1 out of 1 points
Based on what you know about bacterial evolution, what can you predict about the future of antibiotics used today?
Selected Answer: d.
Most antibiotics will become useless soon because mutations causing r
B IO120H1F A daptation & Biodiversity
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, U of T
Course Syllabus Fall 2010
C ourse description
Principles and concepts of evolution and ecology related to origins of adaptation and biodiversity. Mechanisms
BIO 120 Textbook-Lecture Commentary (TLC 1)
Week 1, Lectures 1 & 2
General note: I indicate sections of the book by page number because Ricklefs does not use
numbered section headings. The page numbers are approximate. Because section breaks an
BIO 120 Textbook-Lecture Commentary (TLC 2)
Week 2, Lectures 3 & 4
I continue developing the idea of tradeoffs and compromises with respect to heat balance in
animals, then turn to the somewhat more complicated physiological challenges faced by
BIO 120 Textbook-Lecture Commentary (TLC 3)
Week 3, Lecture 5 (planned for Wednesday, September 29)
Lecture 5 is the second lecture on population ecology; it introduces the idea of age structure within a
population. Lecture 4 considered only po
BIO120 Textbook-Lecture Commentary (TLC 4)
Week 4, Lecture 6 (planned for Mon. Oct. 4. 10-11 AM, and Wed. Oct. 6, 6-7 PM)
Lecture 6 continues population ecology, but we are now considering the dynamics of two interacting
species. This should be
BIO120 Textbook-Lecture Commentary (TLC 5)
Week 4, Lecture 7 (planned for Wed. Oct. 6, 10-11 AM and 7-8 PM)
In composing the previous TLC for Lecture 6, I thought that I would only get through the L-V models. In fact, I
extended Lecture 6 to in
BIO 120 Textbook-Lecture Commentary (TLC 6)
Weeks 5 and 6, Lectures 8 (Wed. Oct. 13) to 10 (Wed. Oct. 20)
This final TLC covers the last three lectures of my section, and takes us up to the mid-term test. The original
schedule had me giving Lec
Lecture 10: Trophic relationships in communities.
Trophic ecology: Who eats what?
primary producers=green plants
o green plants are organisms who make energy that photosynthesize and produce fixed carbon made
from energy from the sun, and
FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCES
Food as Fuel,the Burning Lab: Measuring the Chemical Energy in Food
CAUTION: This investigative lab includes almonds and other food products as materials. If you are allergic to almonds or any other food products, alert your teacher.
How much energy is there in food?
The purpose of this activity is:
to carry out a procedure that releases energy from food and captures some of it in
to record results carefully and calculated the energy released
to evaluate this procedure as a meth
SPH4U - Review for Dynamics Test
Things to study for this first test:
frames of reference
Cooperative Group Problem Solving: Elevator of Death
Do not write on this page!
Urban Legend: If you are trapped in a falling elevator, you may survive by jumping up at the last
Your task is to determine how likely this is.
SPH4U: Kinematics Review
The picture above represents displacement vs. time for a certain moving object. Which picture below would
most likely represent the pattern of dots made by a tape timer on a strip of ticker tape that was attached
Physics 060 Kinematics Practise Problems
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the
1) Suppose that an object travels from one point in space to another. Make a comparison between the
Grade 11 Physics (SPH 3U) Support Sheet
0 Course Plans - Equations and Information Sheet
Waves and Sound
v v source
I 2 r12
dB 10 log
Notes on Approaching the First Half of BIO120
OK, by naming this file after the students favourite question (What will be on the test?), I have stretched the
truth a bit in the hopes of motivating you to open the file and read it. Thi
BIO120: Explanation of Readings for Lectures 12 to 23
Spencer C. H. Barrett
Below I outline the readings for my section of the course:
Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne: All eight chapters are required.
The Economy of Nature by Robert Ricklefs: Chapter
Before Lab 2
1. One trait of beans that females may prefer include dark coloured beans (e.g. black-eyed
beans/ adzuki beans).
2. If female beetles prefer laying eggs on darker coloured beans, then black-eyes beans/
adzuki beans will have the most eggs on
Lecture 11: Putting things together: species interatction in subalipine meadows
Glacier Lily: flowering plants seemed to be most numerous where the soil surface is very
concentrated on superficial rock. rock outcorp. partically covered with soil bu
Questions in evolutionary biology research is founded on Questions/Curiosity doing experiments and asks small
questions which become BIG questions.
Scope of question can be:
Small: answering small tractable questions can help contribute towa
LECTURE 13 SUMMARY
THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION
Living things change gradually from one form into another over time.
Challenges view of special creation.
THEORY OF EVOLUTION INVOLVED TWO CONTROVERSIAL IDEAS
Universe is changing as opposed to the view of a s
BIO 120 - QUIZ 4
1. Legumes, such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa), have a mutualistic relationship with microbial
rhizobia, who provide them with a source of nitrogen. From the perspective of the plant, what
kind of mutualism is this?
1.You discover a new oceanic island and find that it has many species of birds. What will you most likely discover about these species?
*a.They are closely related to bird species on the nearest mainland.
b.They evolved from independent colonisations of