The Nervous System
Using your textbook (Chapter 23), answer the following questions.
1) Define the following:
Neuron: A cell that serves as the functional unit of the nervous system. A neuron is composed of
three basic parts: The cell body, the dendrites
Review Questions 15D-1:
1. The characteristics that all mollusks share that separate this phylum from other phyla
in the kingdom Animalia are a mantle, a visceral hump, and a radula.
3. The nine life processes of animals are:
Movement: Structures respons
I started off has surface water from NO3. Then my percolate deep underground in
the ground water took me to ground water by N2. I then dissolved and became part of the
ocean by NO3. After that bacteria turned me into nitrogen gas and I
March 30, 2016
Plants have a lot of storage while animals have to get rid of carbohydrates to not overflow
bilateral symmetry: the property of being divisible into symmetrical halves o
scientificmethod: observation, question, hypothesis, methods, results, and
permeableandsemipermeablemembranes:Permeable means everything
can cross the m
Increasing Photosynthetic Rate By Adding Two Lights
This experiment will demonstrate the evolution of oxygen in photosynthesis in spinach
In this lab I learned that you actually can watch photosynthesis take pl
March 4, 2016
2. Direct Metamorphosis is a process in which an organism changes from NYMPH to an ADULT
in three stages, where there is some resembles with the previous stage.
Indirect Metamorphosis i
1. You will begin an experiment on Friday, February 19 in which you will determine a
particular aspect of bacteria, including but not limited to the following suggestions:
If bacteria are present on a particular object or environment. You mu
March 16, 2016
My Birthday Fungus
Food Source: Parasite
Habitat: It is most frequently found on dead but attached and o
1. Read pages 500-507
2. List and describe the three characteristics of Chordates.
Dorsal notochord: The notochord is a rod of tough, flexible tissue running the
length of the animals body and serving as its primary support. For some
chordates the notoch
Endocrine System Homework
A. Read pages 732-742.
B. Using your textbook, answer the following questions. You may need to add
more space in order to write your answer. Please avoid writing so small that
your answers appear illegible.
1) What is the endocri
Review Questions 21B-1:
1. The four main functions of the digestive system are ingestion, digestion, absorption,
2. The four types of teeth in a humans mouth are incisors, cuspids, premolars, and
4. The three regions of a tooth are t
Assignment #12: Muscular-Skeletal System
Complete all parts of the homework and submit on W/Th April 28/29.
1. Define the following terms:
Tendon, the fibrous attachments between muscles and bones, often extend across the
joint and strengthen it.
Assignment #14 - The Excretory & Respiratory Systems
Excretory System: Pages 707-709.
1) Label the structures indicated in the excretory system below.
2) State the function of each structure in the diagram in Question #1. You may write this on a separate
Biology Homework Assignment #6
(2) Describe the exoskeleton of the Arthropod, especially the structure of chitin.
The exoskeleton is a nonliving body covering secreted by the epidermis. An outer coating
is composed of proteins and lipids. The middle, supp
1. What is the difference between a simple and complex sponge?
The difference between a simple and complex sponge is simple sponges have
thin-walled saclike bodies while complex sponges have usually larger and have a
system of canals and chambers that emp
(1) Read pages 697-706.
(2) Watch these youtube videos. Please copy and paste the URLs rather than clicking on the link as you will
probably receive an error message. After completing the definitions, you should rewatch the videos.
Define Terms 15C-2:
Phylum Nematoda- Called the roundworms, are tiny cylindrical worms usually less
than 2.5 cm (1 in.) long.
Roundworm- Although often not visible, these tiny animals inhabit virtually every
environment and every living thing. Roundworms
The Circulatory System
1) Define the following:
Blood is a marvelous red river that transports oxygen, nutrients, and hormones to all body
cells; carbon dioxide to the lungs for expiration; and waste molecules to the kidneys for
Plasma is an am
Biology Lab 5
April 22, 2016
Planarian Lab Results, Analysis and Conclusion
On April 8th my partner and I made 2 transversal cuts. One of the cuts had the head and it
was moving, the other two where equal sized cuts t