Bio 100: Introduction to Scientific Inquiry
The final project is an oral presentation given at the end of the semester. This will be the
capstone assignment of the course where you take all of the skills you learn this
Bio 100 Homework 1
Dr. Rob Titus
Activity Section 02
The purpose of this assignment is to stimulate your thinking about relationships
(real or hypothesized) between biological agents, processes, and effects to
create a conceptu
Bio 100 Homework 2
Activity Section 02
Variables, Sampling, and Descriptive Statistics
Using Simmons (2012), please answer the following questions:
1. List all dependent and independent variables and identify them as being
STUDY GUIDE FOR LECTURE EXAM 1
The first lecture exam will be held at 7.30am on Tuesday, 022316, and will last ~75 minutes. It is
important that you arrive on time since the exam will have to be completed by 8.45am. There will
be 85 mul
STUDY GUIDE FOR LECTURE EXAM 2
The second lecture exam will be held at 7.30am on Thursday, 031716, and will last 75 minutes. It
is important that you arrive on time since the exam will have to be completed by 8.45am. There
will be 75 mu
STUDY GUIDE FOR LAB EXAM 3
The last lab exam will start at 10am for the Tuesday/Thursday group, and at 2pm for the
Wednesday lab section. There will be ~30 stations, each equipped with one of the models we used
(e.g. pancreas), a diagra
Into Thin Air
Hiking for a long period of time, Mark got hypoxia, feeling really fatigued. Some of the symptoms
that humans have when reaching high altitudes include lack of breath, difficulty in breathing, and
an increased heart rate. After a whil
STUDY GUIDE FOR LECTURE EXAM 4
The last lecture exam will be held at 8am on Thursday, 051916, and will last 75 minutes. There
will be 75 multiple choice questions (1 point each) and 5 short answer questions (5 points each)
for a total o
STUDY GUIDE FOR LECTURE EXAM 3
The lecture exam will start at 9am on Friday, 111315, and will last 75 minutes. There will be 85
multiple choice questions for a total of 85 points and five very short essay questions for a total of
(Preliminary) STUDY GUIDE FOR LECTURE EXAM 4
The last lecture exam will be held in Del Norte Hall, Room 1004, at 8.00 am on Wednesday,
121615, and will last 75 minutes.
As in Exam 3, there will be 85 multiple choice questions for a total
The purpose of this experiment is to determine and observe your own cheek cells on the
microscope. To observe cheek cell structures and describe their functions.
1. Put a drop of water in the center of your slide.
1. Which muscles will you be using?
We used the bicep, calf, and quad muscle.
2. How will you alter the force?
One way we did was extension of the lower arm via the elbow joint while contracting the triceps
and other elbow exten
September 22, 2016
Sleeping Dogs of the Genome
Belie: means to give a false impression of.
Retrotransposon: A transposon that is genetically similar (homologous) to a retrovirus.
De novo: to start from the beginning.
September 13, 2016
1.) The everyday definition of adaption refers to a current change to an environmental condition,
which could over time lead to the evolutionary definition of adaptation. Evolutionary adaptation
September 6, 2016
Antonovics et al
The Antonovic journal sampled research papers from biomedical journals and
evolutionary biology journals to determine how often the word evolution was used. The
journals chosen were on antibio
September 13, 2016
Klimentidis et al. 2013
This scientific journal is a discussion to determine if as human obesity rises, there is in increase in animal
obesity of those animals living within urban and industrial communities.
BIO 282, Holland
6.) No, you could not achieve the same effect by using antiviral drugs in sequence, because with each
sequence you would be creating and selecting for strains of the virus that are most resistant to the drug
BIO 184 Lecture Exam II
Refined Definition of Gene: A transcriptional unit that encodes a functional product.
The main type of RNA responsible for transcription is mRNA, which comes from a protein-coding gene
and, as such, codes o
BIO 184 Exam 1
Definitions to Know:
Genetics The study of heredity
Trait Any feature or quantifiable measurement of an organism (physical or behavioral)
Gene The functional unit of heredity; an indivisible segment of DNA passed from p
BIO 184 Unit III Notes
Mutations & Their Classes:
A mutation refers to a heritable change in the genetic material. The most obvious example of
this is a change in the DNA sequence itself, which is the source of allelic variation. Mutations
can be classifi
Dominant or codom?
Allele or locus?
high or low (depends on
slightly lower t
Respiratory and Lymphatic system Exam 2
Multiple Choice Qs:
Lymphatic sys def
Parts of lymphatic sys
Physical structure of lymph sys
Flow of lymph through system
Lymph nodes function
Comparison of control by the Nervous and Endocrine Systems
- The nervous & endocrine sys act together to coordinate all systems of
- The nervous sys releases neurotransmitters; the endocrine sys
- Most hormones circulate throu
Location of Heart
- Heart is located in the mediastinum.
- This is a space, not a structure.
- Aorta is an elastic vessel and thin wall.
Layers of the Heart Wall
Chambers of the heart:
- Two upper atria and two lowe
CH 22 The lymphatic system and immunity
- Ability to ward off damage through our defenses
- 2 types of immunity
- Innate or nonspecific immunity- present at birth
- No specific recognition of invaders, no memory component
- 1st and 2
Digestive system: organs involved in the breakdown of food- collectively
A tubular system
Closely associated with cardiovascular sys
Technically external ( thus colonoscopies can be done without incisions)
2 groups of organs that make