Exam 1 Study Guide Biology 200 A Jones
This study guide is a list of concepts covered in each of the three sections for this course. It roughly follows the order that we followed in lecture and in the powerpoint notes.
Intro to Biology
Cells are made up of molecules
What is an atom?
Fundamental forms of matter, pure substances
with distinctive physical and chemical properties
Cannot be broken apart by normal means
92 occur naturally on Ea
The plasma membrane
Cellular Transport and
A border that defines the cell as a distinct
Made up of phospholipids arranged in a
double layer, or bilayer
Cell Membranes Show
DNA Structure and replication week #5
DNA structure and replication
What is DNA?
DNA is present in all cells
DNA is made up of nucleotides
DNA contains genetic information that is passed on from parent to
DNA contains the information
What is Biology?
Introduction to Biology
Biology: The Science of Life
Drawing a specific conclusion
based on a generalization
Generalization - Birds have
Example - E
Evolution and Natural Selection
Shows the relatedness of all of life
Explains the differences between organisms
Explains how organisms can adapt to varied or changing
Works on many levels from molecules to species
STUDY GUIDELECTURE 13: Evolution and Natural
Pre-Darwinian ideas and questions about nature
Aristotles Scala Naturae
Aristotles Scala Naturae was the prevailing notion prior to Darwins
Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection
Word Part List by Chapter
*Not all words and word parts included in this list are in your text and they may appear in a later
chapter that we are not covering so they were addedig to the chapter they best fit into. You are
responsible for all word
What is Ecology?
The study of interactions between organisms and the environment
Includes abiotic and biotic factors
abiotic= living things
The value of ecology
Ecology studies how organisms inter
Inheritance Today's Topics
Gregor Mendel Mendel's experiments Mendel's results
Law of Segregation Law of Independent Assortment
Idea that species can change was generally accepted
Not a new idea with Darwin Evidence to supp
`Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution'
Theodius Dobhansky, American Geneticist
What is a species? What evidence is there that evolution occurred? How do new species form? Case study of evolution Darwin
•How does Science work?
*Brief history of science
*Brief history of evolution
How does science work?
•The field of science is devoted to understanding and explaining
General Biology Bio 200 Adding Bio 200
You must find a place in lab You should attend all lab sections you could add and put your name on all waiting lists Keep coming till you find a spot!
Course Syllabus What is Biology? Why d
Biologoy Final Exam Review
Population Ecology BBECPO
Biosphere: all ecosystems of Earth
Biome: similar ecosystems characterized by similar climatic
Ecosystem: community and its nonliving surroundings
Community: populations of different spec