5 February 2014
Lab Report #5: Diffusion and Osmosis
To observe the diffusion of water (osmosis) through a selectively permeable membrane
(dialysis tubes) and the cause as to why.
To observe Brownian Motion within an organ
21 April 2014
Lab Report 9: Photosynthesis
Purpose: To observe and determine the evidence of photosynthesis through the exchange of
carbon dioxide and light intensity.
- Table of Gas Exchange in Land Plants in Lab Re
3 March 2014
Lab Report 8: Digestive Enzymes
Hypothesis: Sucrase is produced and secreted in the midgut and hindgut. Protease is produced
and secreted in the midgut. Amylase is produced and secreted in the salivary glands and crop.
12 February 2014
Lab Report 10: Gas Exchange in Animals
1. At what temperature was the rate of CO2 production highest? How does this relate
to the internal body temperature of homeothermic animals?
The rate of CO2 produ
Genetics. p. 1 of 4
In squash a gene for white color (W) is dominant over its allele for yellow color (w). Give the gcnotypic and phcnotypic ratios for the results of each of the following crosses:
W/W w/w W/w w/w W/w W/w
If pollen from the
16 March 2014
Lab Report 13: Industrial Microbiology
Purpose: To create yogurt and to learn the process of fermentation and the purpose of
microorganisms in food production and preservation.
1. Explain the pH change in
29 January 2014
Lab Report #4: Function and Behavior
Amoebas response to light: The Amoeba will move away from light.
Euglenas response to light: The Euglena will move towards the light.
Planarias response to light: The Pl
19 March 2014
Lab Report 17: The Mammalian Urogenital System
Purpose: To determine and understand the functions of the organs in the excretory and
Data and Data Analysis
1. Where is the renal artery relative to
11 February 2014
Lab 7: The Fetal Pig
1. What is the approximate age of your pig? 100 to 105 days old
2. What color are the intestinal contents? Blue.
3. To what is this color attributed?
To trace where the blue travels
Your Inner Fish Episode 3
This episode discusses the relation of humans and monkeys. The coccyx is the base of
our spine and it is an anatomical vestige of a tail from ancient primates that can define the way
we walk. Primate can als
5 May 2014
Lab Report 21: Hormonal Regulation in Plants
Purpose: To observe, understand, and identify the effects of certain hormones on plants
1. Based on your data:
What is compound A?
What is compound B?
What is compou
3 March 2014
Lab Report 18: Regulation of
Purpose: To understand how different organisms regulate water in their bodies and observe
osmoregulation within those organisms.
Results/Data Analysis written in sheet.
12 March 2014
Lab Report 19: Hormonal Regulation in Animals
Purpose: To observe and understand the regulation of hormones in the body and how
important it contributes to maintaining homeostasis.
Regulation of Insulin in Humans
12 May 2014
Lab Report 22: Biological Insecticides
Purpose: To observe how bacteria within biological insecticides interact with its host and to test
for Kochs postulates.
1. Did you demonstrate Kochs postulates?
Yes, we de
2 February 2014
Lab Report #11: Cloning
Purpose: To successfully clone a plant through aseptic techniques.
1. List one advantage and one disadvantage of each of the following methods of
A variation o
14 May 2014
Lab Report 20: Coordination in Plants
Purpose: To observe and determine the effect of environmental changes on the growth and
development of plants.
1. Differentiate between photosynthesis and phototropism.
27 January 2014
BIOL 215 Lab
Lab Report #3: Scientific Method
Hypothesis: The Daphnias heart rate will increase as the temperature increases and vice versa.
The relationship between the Daphnias heart rate and temperature is directly proporti
25 March 2014
Lab Report 14: Cation Absorption by Lichens
Purpose: To test different cations and their absorption by lichens and to observe and
differentiate the three major types of lichens and their parts.
1. Sort the
16 April 2014
Lab Report 16: Biological Transport Plants
Purpose: To observe and understand the process of transpiration in plants, the factors that
affect transpiration, and how water is lost and moved through plants.
Results and Da
24 February 2014
Lab Report 15: Biological Transport Animals
1. The heart is filled with blood, so why does the heart muscle need a special artery to
supply it with food and oxygen? What is this blood vessel called?
9 April 2014
Lab Report 12: The Plant Life Cycle
Purpose: To observe the different stages of development of a sporophyte and a gametophyte
and their life cycle called an alteration of generations (multicellular haploid and diploid).
Your Inner Fish Episode 2
This episode discusses about the inner reptile of humans. Tritheledont is a part
reptile, part mammal animal; it has canine teeth and smaller teeth behind it. This 200 million
year old mammal, with a skull,
1. The organisms I observed were a paramecium, an eugloid, and a gonium.
2. As the magnification increases, the field of vision decreases because zooming in would
limit the area you are observing.
3. The objective that focuses closest to the
Practicing your Ps and Qs 1. A wild population of a butterfly species consists of 99% orange butterflies and 1% yellow. Genetic tests proved the yellow form is due to an autosomal recessive gene. Estimate the percentage of het