Organism Diversity III Lab Quiz: Animal Survey
The phylum of this organism is (a)Annelida, (b)Cnidaria, (c)Echinodermata,
The special feature seen in this organism is (a)pores, (b)segmentation, (c)mantle,
1. What are the building blocks of DNA? _nucleotides_
2. What are the three components of nucleotides? _pentose (deoxyribose in DNA),
phosphate group, and nitrogenous base_
3. Name the two components of DNA nucleotides
Kingdom Animalia (Chapter 11)
I. What is an animal?
2. heterotrophic (most)
3. _: motile at
some point in life cycle
_ phyla; 2 million species (1.95
million are inverts)
CRACKING THE CODE OF LIFE QUESTIONS
1. What % of genes in a banana are found in us?
2. How many more genes do humans have than fruit flies?
3. How long did they predict it would take to decode the human genome?
4. What does Tay Sachs disease do to a babie
I. _ : DNA
-occurs in cells _
-_ serves as a template for
assembling a strand of _
from the cells free nucleotides
-Leave original DNA in _
to keep safe
A. RNA = ribonucleic acid
Photon A quantum of light; a discrete bundle of electromagnetic energy that intersects with matter similarly to particles
High energy and high penetration; requires a large amount of matter to block it
An isotope that has an u
New population data provide insight on aging, migration
The European Demographic Datasheet 2016, produced by demographers at the International Institute
for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Vienna Institute of Demography, provides a comprehensive
Tide Shifts Against the Concept of a Keystone Species
While researching starfish, Sarah Gravem has come to the conclusion that Pisaster was not
controlling the sea snail population in the same way it controlled the mussels. In 2010, her theory was
It is interbreeding between the California Tiger
Salamander, a native, endangered species, and the invasive Barred Tiger
Salamander is producing a swarm of hybrid salamanders that is larger,
more voracious, more likely to survive than either parent
The Nitrogen Cycle
1. The two organic compounds that nitrogen is found in is nucleic & amino acids.
2. The two major ways nitrogen is fixed is by biological fixation & lightning.
3. a.) Nitrogen Fixation:
Nitrogen fixation is the conversion of nitrogen ga