Lab Growing Bacteria
Background: Bacteria are tiny organisms that can cause food to spoil, contribute to disease, are used
to help make food such as yogurt, are important components of soil biota, and are simply the most
common type o
Measurement and Graphing
Length: The linear dimension of an object.
1. Should you measure in Inches or Centimeters? _
2. Measure the length of this line _
a. What is the length? _
b. What measuring instrument did you use? _
3. What is
What is the scientific method? It is a _ that is used to find _ to questions
about the world around us. Is there only one scientific method? No, there are several versions of the
scientific method. Some versions have more _, while
Name Date v . Period
/ J Scientific Method Review
Read Chapter 2, class notes, all homework, lab safety, bacteria lab and characteristics of life.
1. What is a hypothesis? Give an example from your everyday life.
2. What is a va
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TOOLS AND MEASUREMENT IN BIOLOGY
Match each tool (Column 1) with its name (column 2) and its use (column 3). Draw
lines. Use a different color for each line.
Name of Tool
Test tube rack
Use of Tool
To hold and st
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_ Ecological Observations We are heading outside!
Advance Prep: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. You will be sitting on the ground so wear clothes that
you dont mind getting dirty.
Materials: Pencil, this worksheet, a folder to help
What is ecology?
Ecology- the scientific study of
interactions between organisms
and their environments, focusing
on energy transfer
It is a science of relationships.
What do you mean by environment?
The environment is made up of two
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MICROSCOPE LAB: OBSERVATIONS AND ANALYSIS
Answer the following questions as you read through the direction of the Microscope Lab
1. What is the proper way to carry a microscope? _
2. What is the purpose of the objective
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Transport of Materials across the Cell membrane
Two ways by which substances move across the cell membrane: Active and Passive
Passive transport is
Passive transport: Diffusion
Diffusion the process by which
Review Sheet Biology Midterm 20122013
NOTICE: This review sheet is a piece of guidance of how to review material that you should have already
mastered. This is NOT a comprehensive list of what can be on the midte
Category 1 for 1
Question: The number of
individuals of one species that a
certain area can support is