Bio 101 Haskew-Layton
Title: Determining the Properties of an Enzyme
Abstract: The purpose of this experiment was to determine the properties of an enzyme and
decide what factors could effect the absorbance levels. Throughout five tri
Dominance in Corn and Incomplete Dominance in Carnations
Genetics Lab Report
November 24, 2012
Bio 101 Lab
Title: Dominance in Corn and Incomplete Dominance in Carnations
Abstract: In this experiment, our main objective
Ecology and Society
August 24, 2013
The world heavily relies on coal, oil, and natural gases for its energy. These when
fossil fuels are non renewable and are extracted from finite sources that will eventually
1. Why do you think that 98% of the worlds population growth is occurring in
98% of the worlds population occurs in developing nations for many different
reasons. In developed nations, population growth is extremely low, n
Forests play an integral part of ecosystems.
Species use them as homes.
Forests provide shelter.
When the trees die, the process of their decomposition places nutrients back into
Forests consume CO2 and produce oxygen.
For humans, forests a
Assignment LU- 13
1. How could you maintain or increase biodiversity in a selected area?
There are many ways to maintain and increase biodiversity in specific areas.
Preserve wetlands. Wetlands work as channels that allow species to migrate from
1. From the 2003 crude birth rate and crude death rate given the following table, calculate
the rate of population growth and the population doubling time for each of the countries
Assignment for LU-1
After completing the questionnaire below, write a well-written essay describing which worldview
you subscribe to and give some specific reasons why you do. Send this via email to me.
Answers selected in red
1. Rate each o
1. why is soil considered to be detritus based ecosystem? Describe how the above
ground portion and the below ground portion of an ecosystem act as two
interrelated and interdependent communities?
An ecosystem is an ET of organisms and th
I do not subscribe to one specific worldview. There are too many
ways to define our world and all have both positive and negative arguments.
At moment, I am at a stage in life where I am attempting to define what I
want to do and how to do it. Should I li
Name three advantages and three disadvantages for any three alternative sources of
Wind farms can be built in off shore
Land around the wind farms can
continue to be used.
During windy storms power outages
Diversity of Photosynthetic Pigments Among Five
Determine the different photosynthetic pigments within red algae, brown algae, green
algae, blue-green algae, and spinach.
The organisms that work was done on were Cyanobacteria (Spiru
Museum Lab Report
1) Study fossils and attempt to use them to reconstruct the history of the earth and the life on
3) Synapsid jaw changed
4) Enlarged sternum
5) Rapid growth in the bones
6) Eyesight is poor, lack eyelids and
Bio 101 Lab Study Guide for Test 1
Instructor: Dr. Rene Haskew-Layton
Week 1 lab:
Questions will be on metric/unit conversions, scientific notation and significant
1. 1) ALL non-zero numbers (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) are ALWAYS significant.
1. 2) ALL
Cellular Respiration and Fermentation I. Purpose
We will be looking into both fermentation and respiration. We will be observing the reactions that take place around these two processes. Oxidation and reduction both play very valuable parts of both