Chapter 23 The Evolution of Populations
Population Genetics: emphasizes the extensive genetic variation within populations and recognizes the importance of quantitative characters. What is a population? Population: is a localized group of individuals belo
AP Biology Unit One: Cells and their Environment You should already know about organelles. Microscopes Cytology Study of cell structure Magnification Ratio of an object's image to its real size. Resolving Power Clarity of image Minimum distance between tw
Chapter 28: The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity Introduction of Protists 60,000 extant species known Before all eukaryotic organisms that didn't fall into any other group Paraphyletic Could be potentially 20 kingdoms 3 categories of protists (based on mod
AP Biology Chapter 10 Photosynthesis Photosynthesis: capturing light energy from the sun and converting it to chemical energy stored in sugars and other organic molecules. All organisms require organic compounds for energy and for carbon skeletons. Photos
AP Biology Chapter 14 Mendel and the Gene Idea "Blending" Inheritance: This hypothesis proposes that the genetic material contributed by each parent mixes "Particulate" inheritance: idea that parents pass on discrete heritable units (genes) that retain th
WebQuest for AP Biology CLS Review
The Beginning of THE Quest: The Dilemma of the AP Bio student
We welcome you to a long journey: the journey of the Bio student. It is long. It is grueling. It is horrendous. well not really. It's just a lot of work. But
Chapter Six Study Guide Answer Key * indicates questions that will NOT be on the Chapter 6 quiz but instead on the unit one test 1. C 2. B 3. D 4. E 5. A 6. D 7. A 8. C* (this is interesting but we will talk about it more this week) 9. B* 10. D 11. E 12.
The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diveristy
Section One: The Fossil Record and Geologic Time I. Sedimentary rocks are the richest source of fossils Fossils: the preserved remnants or impressions left by organisms that lived in th
Chapter 25: Phlyogeny and Systematics Systematics: the study of biological diversity in an evolutionary context.
To trace phylogeny or the phylogeny (evolutionary history) of life analyze evidence from Fossils Morphological Homologies Molecular Homologi
Chapter 24: The Origin of Species Section One: What is a species?
Macroevolution: the origin of new taxonomic groups
(new species, new genera, new families, new kingdoms) Speciation is the keystone process in the origination of
diversity of higher tax
CHAPTER 22 DESCENT WITH MODIFICATION: A DARWINIAN VIEW OF LIFE Section One: The historical context for evolutionary theory Darwin made two points in The Origin of Species: 1. Today's organisms descended from ancestral species. 2. Natural selection provide
Chapter 15 Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
Thomas Hunt Morgan first to associate a specific gene with a specific chromosome in the early 20th century.
wild type : The normal character phenotype mutant phenotypes: Alternative traits Deduced that the gen
Chapter 13 Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles Terms to know Be sure to read over pages 234238. Somatic cell: (all cells other than sperm or ovum) has 46 chromosomes. Karyotype: a visual display of the 46 chromosomes shows 23 pairs of chromosomes, each pair wi
Chapter 12 The Cell Cycle Mitosis: Forms human somatic cells (body cells) that have 46 chromosomes. Meiosis: Forms human gametes (sperm or eggs) that have 23 chromosomes Some interesting facts Each human chromosome averages about 2 x 108 nucleotide pairs.
AP BIOLOGY SUMMER ACTIVITY
Welcome AP Bio student!
In this interactive activity, you will revisit the cell (which you may not have seen since 9th grade) and learn about the wonderful functions/organelles it has to offer. By the end, you should kn
The Skeleton Three main functions 1. Support 2. Protection 3. Movement
Three main types 1. Hydrostatic skeleton Consists of fluid held under pressure in a closed body compartment cnidarians, flatworms, nematodes, and annelids Annelids use their hydrostati
Regulating the Internal Environment Conformers vs. Regulators Two evolutionary paths for organisms regulate internal environment maintain relatively constant internal conditions conform to external environment allow internal conditions to fluctuate along
AP Biology 2010-2011 Summer Assignments Hello Future Biologist, Next year is shaping up to be quite eventful. I hope you are ready for the long haul. AP Biology moves very quickly and often we waste time on trivial details. After talking to my students ov
Be sure to know all the diagrams. I didn't list all the answers since the pictures are the same as in your book. Interactive 48.9 (good to know) a. cerebral cortex 5 b. thalamus 3 c. cerebellum 1 d. medulla 4 e. pons 2 f. midbrain 7 g. hypothalamus 6 CHAP
Nervous System Chapters 48 and 49 Nervous System Central Nervous System (CNS) = brain and spinal cord Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) = nerves that communicate motor and sensory signals between CNS and rest of body Central Nervous System Composed of 3 par
Cow Eye Dissection _
Can you read this with the lens from your cow eye? How cool is that !
Name: _ Per:
Match the following parts of the eye to their function: (optic nerve, sclera, iris, retina, lens, pupil, vitreous humor, aqueous humor, choroid, tapetu
0. Chapter 39 ~ Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals
0. 1. 2. 3. 4. Hormone: chemical signals that coordinate parts of an organism; produced in one part of the body and then transported to other parts of the body; low concentrat
Chapter 37 Plant Nutrition Nutritional Requirements of Plants Essential Nutrients: required for the completion of plant life cycle returning back to seeds (see table 37.1) Macronutrients large amounts required by plant carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen,
Chapter 36 Transport in Plants Transport Overview
uptake and loss of water and solutes by individual cells (root cells) shortdistance transport from cell to cell (sugar loading from leaves to phloem) longdistance transport of sap within xylem and p
Chapter 35 Plant Structure and Growth (pages 712 728) The Plant Body Three basic organs: 1. 0. Roots (root system) Fibrous root: mat of thin roots that spread out below soil surface 1. Monocots 2. Anchors and increases exposure to water Taproot: one large
AP Biology 20102011 Whitney High School (562) 9265566 x22346
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AP Biology is a collegelevel Biology course intended for premed students and those majoring in biology. As such, I expect har
Respiration and Gas Exchange Why do we need a respiratory system? Need O2 in for aerobic cellular respiration make ATP Things Needed for Optimizing Gas Exchange need moist membrane maximizing rate of gas exchange CO2 & O2 move across cell membrane by diff
Animal Nutrition What do animals need to live? Animals make energy using: food oxygen
Animals build bodies using: food for raw materials amino acids, sugars, fats, nucleotides ATP energy for synthesis
Nutritional Requirements Animals are heterotrophs need
AP Biology Comp Review 2nd Quarter "Problems"
Name: _ Period: _
1. A man and a woman produced 4 children. The first child is a girl, the next three are boys. The odd numbered children have a rare genetic phenotype of earspointingbackwards (very advantageo
AP Biology Comp Review _ 2nd Quarter "Problems"
Name: _KEY_ Period:
1. A man and a woman produced 4 children. The first child is a girl, the next three are boys. The odd numbered children have a rare genetic phenotype of earspointingbackwards (very advan