Systematics and Biodiversity
2. How are organisms named and
3. What are the domains of life?
4. Why do classifications change?
5. How many species exist?
6. Concluding remarks
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Semester II 2013-14
Assignment 1 Answer Sheet
Q1: What is the length of the cell?
Q2: Name two cellular structures/components that you could observe from the
isolated cells under the light microscope.
LSM1301 General Biology
Assignment 1 Isolation and observation of plant cells
(Semester II, AY2013/14)
Open Laboratory Session
Life Sciences Teaching Laboratory 4, Lee Wee Kheng Building, Block
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Assignment 3_Living Cells (7%)
1. If there is a specimen on a slide without labelling, how can you tell the
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Assignment 2: Biological Molecules and Food (7%)
1. Examine the biological molecules in different foods* (5 marks)
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LSM1301 GENERAL BIOLOGY
Semester 2, AY2013/2014
Open Laboratory Guidelines
The following are guidelines about the Open Lab sessions for students enrolled in LSM1301 General
Biology. Please make sure that you read and understand these guidelines.
Open Laboratory 2_Macromolecules and Food
Humans are omnivores, consuming a wide variety of food items. Our food items provide
us with energy stored in the chemical bonds of the food molecules, plus the raw carbon-based
materials from which c
LSM1301 General Biology
How to Use a Microscope
Microscopes are designed to view small objects. During the experimental course you will be using two
types of microscopes; the compound microscope and the stereomicroscope. Compound microscopes
Open Laboratory 3_Living Cells (Microbes, human and plant cells)
All living things, from microscopic bacteria to a mighty oak tree to the human body, are
composed of cells. Whereas each bacterium consists of a single, relatively simple and sm