a.1. Review the geochemical cycles for carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and water.
Explain how the properties of the carbon atom and arrangement of carbon skeletons
relate to the incredible diversity and complexity of organic molecules.
Due to the carbon ato
Unit 9 Study Guide
Haploid- cell has half the usual number of chromosomes.
Diploid- a cell or organism that has paired chromosomes
Nondisjunction- the failure of homologous chromosomes or sister chromatids to separate
properly during cell di
Unit 8 (From Genes to Proteins)
What types of molecules transmit information from one generation to the next?
Compare DNA and RNA, in terms of their structure and general functions.
DNA- is like a blueprint of biological guidelines that a livi
Unit 7 Study Guide
What are the similarities and differences between the chromosomes of most non eukaryotic
organisms and eukaryotic organisms.
Prokaryotes: Circular DNA (No nuclei)
Eukaryotes: Chromosomes (Have nuclei)
In terms of the scientists and thei
Unit 10 Study Guide
*Explain how each of the following regulatory sequences can affect gene expression.
Promoters- Regulates when transcription begins
Terminators- Regulates when transcription ends
Enhancers- Region of DNA that regulates the activation of
Unit 5 Study Guide
Pose three questions related to evolution and cell communication.
Epinephrine stimulation of glycogen breakdown in mammals
Temperature determination of sex in some vertebrate organisms
DNA repair mechanisms
Describe how signal transduct
Unit 6 Study Guide
To maintain order, what must be constantly obtained by the living system?
Explain death in terms of order as well as the flow of free energy.
When something dies, they die because they are no longer receiving energy, therefore, t
Unit 4 Study Guide
b. What factors affect the ability of the cell to obtain necessary resources or eliminate waste
Size of the cell (Surface area to volume ratio)
If the cell gets bigger, there will be less surface area compared to the area with
Unit 3 Study Guide
a.1. To maintain order, what must be constantly obtained by the living system?
a.2. Explain death in terms of order as well as the flow of free energy.
After something dies, it must decompose, its structure is literally deteriora
AP Biology Summer Work
2a.1. Diagram the details of the major biogeochemical cycles
Water Cycle (How water is replenished)
Carbon Cycle (Released by the burning of fossil fuels and respiration, used up by