Module 9 Notes
Who wrote a book entitled "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the
Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life?" When was it published?
Charles R. Darwin published this book in 1859
What did Darwin stu
Digestive System Notes
This accessory gland stores bile that was produced in the liver
Protein digestion begins in the stomach. TRUE or FALSE?
Digestion of the protein in milk is assisted by the enzyme
The small intestine i
Ch. 10 Notes
transfer messages within the CNS
What does the CNS contain and do?
Brain and spinal cord.> process info brought from the internal and external environments and act
to create changes in response to this info.
Ch. 11 Notes
Any action carried out in response to a stimulus or a range of stimuli
A caste system is a social structure that divides members of an animal colony into groups of
different ranks. Each rank performs a different fun
Ch. 14 Notes
How is it measured?
the total amount of matter present in organisms at each trophic level at a given time
- Measured in kgs or tonnes per unit area
An animal that only eats other animals for energy.
(Second order consume
Chapter One Notes
is classified as pure substances or mixtures
are either elements or compounds
a relatively stable combination of two or more chemically bonded elements in a specific ratio
consists of two
Module 8 Notes
What is true breeding?
If an organism has a certain characteristic that is always passed on to its offspring we say that
this organism bred true with respect to that characteristic.
An interesting fact about pea plants is that they can
Lack vascular tissue; have no roots or xylem; are tiny
Why are bryophytes tiny?
They lack lignin-fortified tissue (necessary to support a tall plant)
Why can't bryophytes live in a dry environment?
They have no
Unit 1 Exam Notes
The Cell Theory
- All living things are composed of cells or the products of cells
- All cells are derived from existing cells
- Cells are the functional unit of life
3 facts about light microscopes
- use light to pass through the sp
What are the 3 domains of Taxonomy?
True or False?
Domain Bacteria and Archaea only contain unicellular prokaryotes
Which domain consists of organisms usually found in extreme environments, disti
Ch. 2 Notes
Function of the plasma membrane:
-to act as a boundary to the cell, to regulate the exchange of materials between the cell contents
and its environment
Structure of plasma membrane: (describe)
- a phospholipid bilayer with proteins embedde