Water and the Fitness of the Environment
The Properties of Water
With the use of a diagram or diagrams, explain why water molecules are:
capable of hydrogen bonding with four neighboring water molecules
Exploring Life on Its Many Levels
1.Briefly describe the unifying themes that characterize the biological sciences.
2.Diagram the hierarchy of structural levels in biological organization.
3.Explain how the pro
The Chemical Context of Life
Elements and Compounds
1. Distinguish between an element and a compound.
2. Identify the four elements that make up 96% of living matter.
3. Define the term trace element and give an example.
Carbon and the MolecularDiversity of Life
The Importance of Carbon
1.Explain how carbons electron configuration accounts for its ability to form large, complex, and diverse
2.Describe how carbon skeletons m
The Structure and Functionof Macromolecules
The Principles of Polymers
1.List the four major classes of macromolecules.
2.Distinguish between monomers and polymers.
3.Draw diagrams to illustrate condensation and hydrolysis re
By Joseph Murante Period 2/3
History has a tendency to reward those who are looking for success. Twenty years ago,
Erin Brockovich made history and was rewarded for her dedication and tenacity. Above all other
priorities, the safety of
Microscope Parts and Functions
Eyepiece- place where you set your eye to see the sample under display, the eyepiece
multiplied with the objective lenses magnification allows the user to find the absolute
Arm- place to carry t
Partners: Paolo Hinahon & Dylan Mercado
Performed: November 29th December 4th 2012
Introduction: Throughout the duration of this experiment, my group and I had the intention of
learning how the semi-permeability of an egg would reac
Introduction: Throughout the duration of this lab, my partners and I seeked to learn how
diffusion across a semi-permeable cell membrane occurs using regular, everyday items. My
group and I wanted to be able to witness diffusion in a real li
Molecular Model Kit Lab Report
Introduction: Throughout this entire lab, my team and I had the goal of gaining a greater
comprehension of the building blocks molecules of macromolecules. Building these models
helps me better visualize what the atomic stru
The Human Genome Project
By Joseph Murante
The Human Genome Project is a $3 million dollar research project thats seeks to
map out the entire human genome. The project will enlighten us to all the genetic
information that a human can carry and where each
OSMOSIS AND DIFFUSION LAB
Performed: NOVERMBER 29, 2012- DECEMBER 4, 2012
Lab Partners: Marcus Kodare & Christian Farrand
What is diffusion and osmosis? Diffusion is the movement of molecules from an area of