1. 4- The molecules of the warmer water have more kinetic energy
7. 1- energy never can be created or destroyed
8. The warm water cools the ice because heat always goes from hot to cold.
9. Cooking pots are made from metal because metal is a good conducto
Pre-Lab #3: Acids and Bases
If the concentration of hydrogen ions (H+) exceeds that of the hydroxide ions (OH -) in a solution,
that solution is said to be acidic. An acid is a substance that releases hydrogen when it dissolves
in water. For ex
Stuyvesant High School
Mr. O Grady
Essay #1 Spring 2017: Self- selected topic
Lina Povolotskiy Pd. 6
I wouldnt be who I am today if .
What do you think makes you, you? The answer to that is probably a
combination of many different things. It could be your
Table of Contents
Day 1: SWBAT: Use Coordinate Geometry to Prove Right Triangles and Parallelograms
Pgs: 2 8
HW: Pgs: 9 12
Day 2: SWBAT: Use Coordinate Geometry to Prove Rectangles, Rhombi, and Squares
Reep AP Biology
Cell Division: Mitosis and Meiosis Lab
Part 1: Reviewing Mitosis
If a cell contains a set of duplicated chromosomes, does it contain any more genetic
information than the cell before the chromosomes were d
Lab #7: DNA Extraction and Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
1. A nucleic acid consists of a backbone of nucleotides (deoxyribose/ribose, phosphate group(s),
and nitrogenous bases, base pairings, and a double helical structure
Prelab #4: Algae and Fungi
1. Green algae are considered to be the ancestors of land plants because their chloroplast
DNA and cell wall structures are similar.
2. To make the transition from an aquatic to a terrestria
Prelab #5: Flower
2. I learned that the alstroemeria flowers bloom during late spring or early summer, and are
named after the Swedish botanist Klas von Alstroemer. They do not have any smell. Their leaves
If you saw this reaction, what process do they reflect.
Compacting the soil reduces the amount of oxygen that bacteria can use
and inhibits the production of the ne
Aim: What is the relationship between the tragedy of the commons,
geochemical cycles, and Eco economics?
Ammonification waste products (urea, uric acid)
Nitrogen/ Phosphorus Cycles
Externalities- decline in the fish industry du
Biodiversity and Extinction
Mass Extinctions- periodic (95% of all extinctions occur because of
background events and the other 5% occur because of catastrophic events)
Cambrian Explosion (500 mya)- extreme richness of biodiversity and a lot of
Biodiversity crisis- all species become extinct eventually.
of earths plant species may be in danger and 2/3 of vertebrate species
could perish by 2100. 85 mammal species became extinct from the 1600s.
Endemic- only in one area exclusively
Legumes- beans, peanuts, soybeans, edamame
Carnivorous plants cant get nitrogen from their soil because it is to acidic.
They get it from insects and other small organisms.
Externality- eg: DDT Rachel Carson (environmentalist who wrote Silent
Carbon is the measurement of efficiency.
per meters squared per year)
GPP=x kg C/m2 -yr (kilograms of carbon
If the temperature gets too high, proteins will get denatured.
Noise in the Environment
Risks- Noise induces hearing loss (frequency deficit, not deafness)
A decibel meter measures the intensity of soundwaves and measures in
Time Sensitivity- Length of exposure.
The First of Many
Aim: How did
Mesopotamia thrive as
one of the earliest
Do Now: What factors
do you think are most
important for a
Jericho is the
oldest city in
Chapter 13: Biotechnology
I. WHAT IS BIOTECHNOLOGY?
Biotechnology is the use, and especially the alteration of organisms, cells, or biological
molecules to produce food, drugs, or other goods. Genetic engineering is to isolate and
manipulate the genes tha
To do this experiment you will need the following materials and equipment:
Sound meter with a range from at least 50 dB to 125 dB (you can find a
experimental Procedure- Experiment 1: Environmental Testing
Make a list of at least ten dif
Eco-economics and Externalities Questions
1. Compare and contrast classical economics from ecological economics?
Classical economics and ecological economics are different in that classical
economics deals with markets and it doesnt take into c
Biodiversity and conservationGenetic diversity- within species variation vs species evenness
Species diversity = species richness
Ecosystem diversity- variety of habitats
Adaptation- traits that are successful in their environment
An adaptation in one env
Forces and Wind: Online Meteorology Guide
Visit the following website: http:/ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/
From opening paragraph (question 1):
1. What is air pressure? Air pressure is the force of the weight of the air on
1) Briefly describe how Costanza's defines valuation? What is the value of
ecosystem services and how are they assessed?
Costanza defines valuation as a kind of cost-benefit analysis that is involved within
a goal. The value of
Climate and Biodiversity
4. The rain shadow effect is when air masses dry up and warm up before
getting to the leeward side so that that side has arid conditions because of
the lack of moisture. Over time, the
Noise Pollution Lab Questions
1. Compare/contrast weather and climate. What timescale do each act on?
Weather is more short term than climate. Weather for one day can be
different from another. Climate is long term thing over a lot of years.
2. What are the 2 main factors o
Sustainability in Population Growth
Negative Population Growth- Couples are having only one child
Replacement Fertility- Maintain equal population
Breed the way you want
Generally, countries with negative population growth are less sustainable.