Oct 17 2015
Gene therapy is replacement, altering, or supplementing of a gene
that is absent or abnormal. It is an experimental technique that can be used
to treat or prevent a disease. It is the blunt manipulation of the genetic code
How does sexual reproduction lead to genetic variation?
Cells reproduce through mitosis to make exact copies of the original cell. This is done for growth and
repair. Sexually-reproducing organisms have a second form of cell division that pro
UNIT 1: MOLECULAR
Chemical Context of Life (Ch. 2)
Carbon and Molecular Diversity of Life (Ch.3)
Transport in Vascular Plants (Ch. 29.5-29.6)
UNIT 2: CELLS,
A Tour of the Cell (Ch. 4)
Honors Biology Vocabulary List for
Cells and Transport Mechanisms
(italicized words found in notes only)
English 10 Honors, Period 2
9 October 2015
"Child Labour." UNICEF. UNICEF, 11 June 2015. Web. 02 Oct. 2015.
UNICEF, on its website Child Lab
10th Grade Benchmark:
World Issues Handbook
This project is designed to give students the opportunity to research,
critically think, and act to promote change in the world. Do not lose this
packet you will need to refer to it throughout the benc
World History Honors, Period 4
16 October 2015
Hobbs, Sandy, Jim McKechnie, and Michael Lavalette. "Africa." Child Labor: A World
History Companion. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999. 4-5. Print.
In the book Child
How to Create an MLA Works Cited Page (MLA Bibliography)
What is a Works Cited page?
A Works Cited page is a list at the end of your paper of all the research sources you used and cited in your paper (dont include things
that you read but decided not to u
Homework #10: Chapter 10
1. Distinguish between autotrophic and heterotrophic nutrition.
Autotrophic are self-feeders
Heterotrophic depend on other for food.
Autotrophic nutrition is carried out by organisms that produce their
organic molecules from car
Homework #7: Chapter 6
1. Distinguish between magnification and resolving power.
Magnification is ratio of image size to real size.
Resolution is measure of the clarity of image.
Magnification in microscopy is the ratio of an objects image size to its
Homework #9: Chapter 9
The Principles of Energy Harvest
1. In general terms, distinguish between fermentation and cellular respiration.
o Partial degradation
o Without oxygen
o With oxygen
o Complete breakdown
Homework #8: Chapter 7
1. Explain why phospholipids are amphipathic molecules.
Plasma membrane is made of phospholipids.
Phospholipids have hydrophobic tail and hydrophilic head.
Phospholipids allow the membrane to have hydrophobic and hydrophilic
Homework #2: Chapter 2
1. Distinguish between an element and a compound.
Elements cannot be broken down.
92 naturally occurring elements recognized.
Each element has a symbol and its own properties.
Compound consists of two or more different elements.
Homework # 5: Chapter 5
1. List the four major classes of macromolecules.
The four major classes of macromolecules are carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and
nucleic acids. The mass of these biological molecule
Homework # 3: Chapter 3
With the use of a diagram or diagrams, explain why water molecules are:
(Diagrams are on a separate sheet of paper attached to the HW)
Opposite ends of molecules have opposite charges.
Oxygen is partially negative.
Homework # 4: Chapter 4
1. Explain how carbons electron configuration accounts for its ability to form large,
complex, and diverse organic molecules.
Atomic number of carbon is 6.
Thus, it has 6 electrons.
2 electros in first shell.
4 electrons in sec
Homework # 6: Chapter 8
1. Explain the role of catabolic and anabolic pathways in cellular metabolism.
Catabolic pathway: breaks down molecules.
Anabolic pathways: build molecules.
Metabolism is the collection of chemical
AP Bio HW #1 Chapter 1
1. Briefly describe the unifying themes that characterize the biological sciences.
Emergent properties of biological systems
Interaction with the environment
Energy and life