Biochemistry, Chemical Compounds & Properties of Water
Atoms are the smallest unit of matter
Atoms are made up of three different subatomic particles:
In a stable atom, the number of protons
Study Guide (Part 2)
Sex Determination and Chromosomes
Sex chromosome: two unmatched chromosomes that determine the sex of an
organism. The 23rd pair
Females: 2 X chromosomes
Males: 1 X & 1 Y chromosome XY
Autosomes: homologous (pairs) chromoso
Friday March 22nd, 2013
Think about the traits we examined yesterday
Which were dominant? Recessive?
Take out your completed TCAs
n TCA # 3
DUE: Thursday, March 21st YESTERDAY!
n HW: Achieve 3000 Other Forms of Dominance
Due: Before 11:59 p.m. on Frid
Meeting Ecological Challenges
Friday April 25th 2014
What is selective breeding?
What are the two methods by which
organisms are selectively bred?
What are the negatives with
How long has biotechnology been
Aristotle developed one of our 1st classification systems.
He divided all organisms into two groups: plants & animals.
Plants were subdivided into 3 groups based on stems
Animals were subdivided into 3 groups based on where the
Wednesday April 10th 2013
Work on your DO NOW assignment
How do scientists know how old the Earth is?
What did not exist when Earth first
formed that is essential to life?
What was the first organism to be
Was life first present on land or in
Monday April 21st 2014
Take out your Extra Credit Assignment
Review of Biotechnology
Completion of Genetics Tree
End of the 3rd M.P. April 11th
*MP 3 Grades: Posted April 30th*
Make-up work: To be completed over
Unit 5: Cellular Transport
Passive Transport: the movement of materials across the membrane that
does NOT require energy
There are two types of passive transport:
For either form of passive transport to take pl
Study Guide: Unit 2
Micrometer is equal to one-millionth of a meter
Magnification - to enlarge the appearance of something, not its
Resolution- the ability to differentiate between two objects
Electron Microscopes specimen cov