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1. How do you think the humans are affecting the planet?
a. Humans are moving more carbon into the atmosphere from other parts of the Earth system.
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Chemical change: how far, how fast?
Chemical change occurs when the atoms that make up one or more
substances rearrange themselves in such a way that new substances are
formed. These substances are the components of the chemical reaction
system; those com
Specificity - all molecules have a characteristic size and
Structure = Function; SHAPE DEFINES FUNCTION
Molecular shape crucial to molecule-to-molecule
Suggest that the first Eukaryotic membrane-bound
organelles were once Prokaryotes
Proposes that the mitochondria (aerobic) and chloroplasts
(anaerobic) were once prokaryotes themselves that invaded
the cytoplasm of a larger prokaryo
Endergonic & exergonic - referring to chemical energy
Metabolic pathway - series of steps, guided by enzymes
Consumption of Polymers via hydrolysis/digestion=> Monomers via breakdown of
energy => Cellular
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Preserving Lang. Diversity
1. Extinct Lang- no longer spoken by anyone for daily activities
- Ex. Lang. in Peru, Gothic
A. Hebrew: Reviving Extinct Lang.
2. Has been revised and made official Lang. of Israel
B. Celtic: Preserving Endangered Lang.
Classification of Languages
1. Indo-European Family- 50% speak it. (English)
2. Sino Tibetan Family- 20%. (Langs. Spoken by most Chinese)
3. Afro- Asiatic (Middle east)
4. Austronesian (Southeast Asia)
5. Niger-Congo (Africa)
6. Dravidian (India)
Chapter 4 Questions:
1. Who is Nick? What is his job?
2. Why is the narrator hesitant to become friends with Ofglen?
3. How do the Handmaids get food for their homes?
4. Explain why the narrator truly enjoys the small amount of power that she has.
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1. Read the definition given to you
2. In the How Ill remember it column do one of the following
draw a picture,
make a connections such as synonyms or something th
Photosynthesis can be measured by using a colorimeter or spectrometer. It
calculates the absorbance or transmittance through an object. In this experiment, a
colorimeter will be used to test the absorbance of the three solutions t
Advanced Placement Biology
Directions: Selected response: Choose the one best answer for the questions below.
1) Two pink flowers (Rr), of the species Japanese four-oclock plant, mate. Assuming
incomplete dominance, the change of obtain
Lab Quiz I
1. Look again at the chromatogram you completed in the previous exercise. Which of the
following is true for your chromatogram?
The Rf for carotene can be determined by dividing the distance the yellow-orange
pigment (carotene) migrated by t
Phenylketonuria is a metabolic disorder that prevents the breakdown of the amino acid
phenylalanine. It is caused by recessive gene that is located on the 12th chromosome.
Phenylalanine will buildup in the blood and tissues if controlled by a
Enzymes are biological catalysts.
a. Relate the chemical structure of an enzyme to its specificity and catalytic activity.
b. Design a quantitative experiment to investigate the influence of pH or temperature
on the activity of an enzyme.
c. Describe what
As the world's population approaches 7 billion, 1 billion of those people continue to go hungry. It's a huge problem
around the wordfrom the deadly famine in Somalia to the dismal hunger statistics here in the United
States. Meanwhile, annual increases in
AP Human Geography Outline
Ch. 1 Thinking Geographically
Key Issue 1: How do geographers describe where things are?
Map- a two-dimensional model of Earths surface, or a portion of it.
Place- a specific point of Earth distinguished by a particular charac
The chart above examines the contributions of three major industries to the countrys GDP from
1966 to 2006. The data clearly demonstrates upward trends in the Services and Petroleum
In 1966, the Services Industrys contribution to the countrys
Places of Worship
A. Christian Churches
- Landscape has tons of churches (in Greek means power, lord)
1. Church Architecture
- Made by available resources wood, brick, adobe
- No specific style dominated b/c of different dominations
B. Places of Worshi
Religion Versus Government Policies
A. Religion Versus Social Change
- LCDs- participation in economy/culture expose people to values from MCDs
1. Taliban versus Western Value
- Afghans welcomes them (b/c of corrupt war lords), U.S.(defenders)
Chapter 6 Rubenstein
KEY ISSUE 1: Where are religions distributed? (see map)
Religion is a belief system and a set of practices that
recognizes the existence of a power higher than humans.
Two main types of religions:
1. Universalizing at
Chapter 7 Rubenstein
Key Issue 1: Where are ethnic groups distributed in the USA?
1. Ethnic indicates nationality
A. Ethnic group A group of people sharing a common
ancestry as well as cultural traditions of a particular
homeland or hearth
Chapter 13 Urban Patterns
I. Key Issue 1: Where Have Urban Areas Grown?
1. Increasing Percentage of People in Cities
a. People living in cities (percent)
1) 1800 3%, 2010- 51%
b.MDCs 75% of people
c.LDCs 50% of people
2. Increasing Number o
Key Issue 2: Where is Industry Distributed?
Northeast= has raw materials(iron, coal)
A. Industrialized areas within North America
1. New England
- Southern New England is oldest industrial area in NE US
- Industrial center=late 1800s/ kn