Study Guide for Exam 1
The exam will consist of multiple choice questions and short answer (diagrams, fill-in-the-blank,
short paragraph, etc) questions. Good studying to everyone!
CHAPTER 1: Origins
A. Mind and body: dualism vs monism
The Moose Arrive
If you were to travel on Route 61 to the farthest reaches of Minnesota and stand on the shore of Lake
Superior looking east, on a clear day you would see Isle Royale. This remote, forested island sits isolated
and uninhabited 15 miles off
Light energy enters the process of photosynthesis when pigments absorb the light. In plants, pigment
molecules absorb only visible light for photosynthesis. The visible light seen by humans as white light
actually exists in a rainbow of colors. Certain ob
Perhaps the classical example of species interaction is the predator-prey relationship. The narrowest
definition of the predator-prey interaction describes individuals of one population that kill and then
consume the individuals of another population.
Alleles do not always behave in dominant and recessive patterns.
Incomplete dominance describes situations in which the heterozygote exhibits a phenotype that is
intermediate between the homozygous phenotypes. Codominance describes the simultaneous
The term tissue is used to describe a group of cells found together in the
body. The cells within a tissue share a common embryonic origin.
Microscopic observation reveals that the cells in a tissue share
morphological features and are arranged in an orde
All living organisms are made out of cells.
Cells are the smallest living unit.
Two types of cells:
No organized nucleus
Eukaryotic Cells (Plants, Animals, Fungi)
Separate nucleus and cytoplasm
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