Introduction to Ecology Definition what is ecology? What
are the branches of ecology? What do ecologists do? (two
examples) The Scientific Method (a cautionary tale) Why
study ecology? Reading: Chapter 1 (all pages) What is
ecology? Taken from the Greek w
The Respiratory System (pre-read)
1. The primary function of the respiratory system is
2. In preparation for your assignment, write a brief description/function of the following structures:
DNA (& RNA)
At Home Lesson
What to Expect.
Most of this lesson is a review from biology 11, with a few
This lesson consists of 1 video clip (11 min) and a quiz
You must complete this lesson BEFORE class tomorrow as we
NUCLEIC ACIDS: DNA AND RNA
Anything that relates to heredity is called the genetic code. It refers to the manner in which cells store
the information that is passed from one _ to another. The material transmitted is
The diagram to the right shows how
Enzymes and Metabolism
_1. Which of the following is NOT true of most enzymes?
are highly specific to the type of substrate they receive
lower the activation energy of a reaction
are used once and need to replaced after catalyzing a reaction
contains most of the genes of the cell
averages about 5m in diameter
surrounded by a Nuclear Envelope
double membrane which separates the nuclear
contents from the cytoplasm
has many pores (about 100 nm in diameter)
DNA is orga
The human body contains several levels of organization:
1. Cells of the same type that work together to perform a specific
function are called tissues (ex. Muscle, skin)
2. Several tissues that work together as a unit from an organ (ex.
Linear Motion: Scalars and Vectors
In Kinematics, physicists describe motion. Motion is described through speed, velocity
and acceleration. To begin with, we will consider only the simplest form of motion,
motion along a straight line path linear motion.
The Squirrel System is a place where the chocolate is put together, and it is prepared to be delivered.
Golgi apparatus processes and repackages proteins and lipids.
Oompa Loompas were hired by Willy Wonka, and they are mostly at
The Urinary System
1. Label the following parts on the diagram of the urinary system (figure 1):
b. renal artery
c. renal vein
d. inferior vena cava
g. urinary bladder
2. Label the following parts on the diagram of
refers to all of the chemical reactions occurring constantly in the cell.
These reactions maintain _. The molecules that control metabolism are
_. These molecules are easily recognized as their name usually ends in
. Some enzymes, such as trypsin