Science: systematized knowledge
derived from observation, study,
Science seeks natural causes for
and experimentation carried on in
natural phenomena doesnt
deal with the supernatural
order to determine the nature or
principles of what is being studied
The Eukaryotic cell probably originated as a community of
The fossil record indicates that they first evolved more
than 1.7 bya.
The endomembrane system is thought to have evolved by
membrane infolding. This infolding of prokaryotic
Range of tolerance- when an organism receives too much
or too little of an environmental factor.
Limiting Factors- any biotic or abiotic factors that
restricts the existence, numbers, reproduction, or
distribution of organisms.
i.e.- pH, oxygen,
Introduction to Cellular Respiration
ATP is needed in order for cells to perform work.
Mitochondria use O2 in the process of cellular
The muscular, respiratory, and circulatory systems
combine forces to bring reactants (food molecul
Viruses Genes in Packages
Viruses depend on their host cells for replication,
transcription, and translation of their nucleic acid.
Some bacterial phages are known to reproduce in
In the lytic cycle, a phage immediately directs the
Ten Unifying Themes in Biology
1. Emergent properties - the living world is a hierarchical organization,
extending from molecule to biosphere. With each step upward in
organizational level, novel properties emerge as a result of
Study of interactions that take place between organisms and their environments
Living things are affected by nonliving and living parts of the environment
Biotic vs. Abiotic
Abiotic factors: nonliving parts of the environment
Plant Quiz Study Guide
Know the function of the following:
Know the chart from the handout you did last we
27 Week Study Guide
What are the phases of the cell cycle?
Why do cells have to go through mitosis?
What are the phases of mitosis? Also give a brief description of what is happening during each phase.
What is a daughter cell?
Chapters 11 & 12 Study Guide
What are the following:
What is the significance of the golden rice? What is added to it to make it yellow?
Vaccines how do they work
Population Density Notes
What affects population density (population size)?
Population density: the number of individuals in a given area
Density-dependent factors: environmental factors that affect the size of a
population and depend on the density of t