North Pacific Right Whale
The North Pacific Right Whale has m
Population Genetics and Evolution Lab
Investigate a genetically inherited trait and apply the Hardy-Weinberg Principle to a population.
Compare allele frequencies within the classroom to North American averages.
Demonstrate the stability of
DNA Fingerprinting Lab Activity
Learn the process of agarose gel electrophoresis.
Perform the electrophoresis procedure.
Identify the guilty suspect in a criminal investigation.
Determine the size of unknown DNA molecules.
Circulatory System Lab
To learn the correct use of a stethoscope.
To learn how to correctly take a pulse.
To learn how to correctly measure blood pressure.
To learn how activity affects blood pressure.
If activities will caus
M&M Statistics Lab
To be able to calculate a statistical value and use a table to determine the probability
that any difference between observed and expected data is due to chance alone.
If a bag of M&Ms has a different percen
LAB: Observing Cell Structure
The purpose of the lab is to be able to observe the structures of various cells from different
kingdoms through a light microscope.
1. If the growth of the central vacuole determines the size of a plant c
Solar Oven: Lab
To test how a solar oven works
If sunlight can be used as fuel for the solar oven, then the cookies will successfully bake within a
set amount of time.
1 12x12 cardboard box
To determine how environmental conditions affect the rate of transpiration.
The transpiration rate of the plants in a hot environment is higher than in a cooler environment.
DNA Transformation Lab
Explore the biological process of bacterial transformation
II: Pre-Lab Questions
1) On which plate(s) would you expect to find bacteria most like the E. coli on the source plate?
The DNA plate since its bacte
The purpose of this lab is to be able to observe & experiment the responses of the pill bugs with
their given environments.
If pill bugs are usually found in the morning due to the morning dew, then they will most like
Cellular Respiration Lab
Demonstrate the relationship of gas laws to the function of a respirometer.
Investigate the effect of temperature and germination or non-germination on cell
respiration, and the relationship between dependent and indepe
is INTERACTIVE QUESTION 8.6
INTERACTIVE QUESTION 8.1
Label the components in this diagram of the fluid mo-
saic model of membrane structure. Indicate the re ions
at are hydrophobic and those that are hydrophiiic.
a. What osmotic problems do fresh
AP Biology Reading Guide
Fred and Theresa Holtzclaw
Julia Keller 12d
Chapter 7: Membrane Structure and Function
1. What four main classes do the large molecules of all living things fall into?
Unlike lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids are
Match the following functions with the respective organelles.(each
organelle can be used more than one time)
1. produces ATP
a. golgi apparatus
2. produces proteins
secretes c. rough
MEMBRANE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
Summary of Chapter 7, BIOLOGY, 10TH ED Campbell, by J.B. Reece et al. 2014.
The plasma membrane separates the cell (living) from the outside world (non-living) and
defines the cell as a distinct entity.