1. What is a species?
a. A group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
b. Members of the same species have a common gene
2. What is a habitat?
a. The environment in which a species normally lives or the location of a livin
Bio Final Study Guide
Topic 1 Notes
1. What are the six steps to the Scientific Method
a. Make observations
b. Ask a question
c. Formulate a hypothesis and Design an experimental procedure
d. Experiment and collect data
e. Analyze the data
f. Form a concl
Chapter 9 Plant Study Guide
9.1.1 Draw and label plan diagrams to show the distribution of tissues in the stem and leaf of a
What is a plant?
Main photosynthetic pigment: chlorophyll a
Have cell wall m
Chapter 10 Genetics 2
10.1.1 Describe the behavior of the chromosomes in the phrases of meiosis
Chromosomes become more visible because they become shorter and coil up
Homologous chromosomes pair up so that maternal and paternal chromosome
Topic 11 Human Health and Physiology 2
11.1.1 Describe the process of blood clotting
Blood clots to prevent too much blood loss and prevent pathogens from entering the body
Some plasma proteins are involved in clotting such as prothrombin and fibrinogen
OPTION C3: Cell respiration
C.3.1 State that oxidation involves the loss of electrons from an element, whereas reduction involves a gain
of electrons; and that oxidation frequently involves gaining oxygen or losing hydrogen, whereas reduction
Digestive System and Heart
What is the order of the series of events of digestion?
Ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport
To get into your bloodstream, molecules must pass through the cell membranes of your
intestines and then through the c
Topic 2 Notes
All organisms are composed of one or more cells
Cells are the smallest unit of life
All cells come from pre-existing cells
Hooke cells by observing cork
Shleidan noticed separate beings called cells in plants
Topic 3 Notes
The science of biochemistry attempts to explain the chemistry in living things
The four major organic compounds are: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids
Common elements include: SPONCH (Sulfur in some amino acids, Phosphorus i
Topic 4 Notes
1) What is genetics?
a) The science of how inherited information is passed on from one generation to the next
using genetic material
2) What is genetic material?
genes made of DNA
3) What are chromosomes?
a) Bundles of long strands of DNA