Chapter 1: Homework Odds
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Chapter 1: 33, 37-57, 61-73, 77-97, 101, 103, 113-121, 141-147
THE SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO KNOWLEDGE
33: Classify each of the following as an observation, a law, or a theory.
(a) All matter is made of tiny, i
Chapter 2 Study Questions
1. What is the difference between an element and a compound?
a. What does the atomic number of an element represent?
b. What is the atomic number of fluorine (F)?
c. What does the mass number of an element represent?
d. What is t
Chapter 12 Study Questions
1. What is the difference between the blending hypothesis of inheritance and the particulate
hypothesis of inheritance?
a. Which hypothesis is correct?
b. Who provided the evidence by carrying out thousands of genetic experiment
Chapter 11 Study Questions
1. What are the differences between asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction?
a. What are some examples of organisms that carry out each?
2. How many chromosomes are in a human somatic cell?
a. Are somatic cells haploid or d
Chapter 3 Study Questions
1. What elements make up hydrocarbons?
a. How are animal fats similar to the gas you put in your car?
b. Do hydrocarbons dissolve in water? Why or why not?
2. Be able to identify different types of isomers compare and contrast
Chapter 8 Study Questions
1. What is the overall equation for photosynthesis?
a. Compare and contrast to the equation for cellular respiration.
b. How do these two processes relate to each other?
c. How do photosynthetic organisms obtain the starting mate
Chapter 5 Study Questions
1. What are the main components of the plasma membrane?
a. Which of those components is mostly responsible for the selectively permeable nature of
2. How can temperature affect membrane fluidity?
a. How can the hydr
Chapter 6 Study Questions
1. What is the difference between an anabolic pathway and a catabolic pathway?
2. What are the different types of energy?
a. Which types can be used to perform cellular work?
b. What is the first and second law of thermodynamics?
Chapter 7 Study Questions
1. What is the difference between heterotrophs and autotrophs?
a. Do both types of organisms carry out cellular respiration?
b. Where do each obtain their glucose starting material for cellular respiration?
2. What is the equatio
Mass of burned fuel (9) 0.7
Observations of the flame (intensity, very small flame. lasted
length of burn time, etc.) 56 seconds.
Water temp - initial (9C) 25
Water temp - final (9C) 40
Change in temp (AT, 9C) 15
(Q) Energy released (kcal/g) 10.6
Chapter 14 Study Questions
1. Which organisms were first tested in the experiments aiming to identify the molecule of
2. What are Chargaffs rules?
3. What is the basic structure of DNA that was published by Watson and Crick?
a. Within that st
Relationship between reaction and energy change
All chemical reactions involve the transfer of energy
Energy = capacity to do work (w) or transfer (q) HEAT
Energy to cause an object to move against a force (w)
Energy used to cause te
1. Compare the calorimeter that you built to a bomb calorimeter. How are they similar
The major differences between a bomb calorimeter and the one i built is that the food is
submerged in a bomb calorimeter. They are similarin wh
5. Using your data, which food had the least amount of Calories per gram? Based on what
you learned about the structure of each macromolecule, why is this true?
The marshmallow had the least amount of calories per gram because it was mostly constructed
Panel 1: Nut Type
Data Table 2: Caloric Calculations
Food Item Description Nut Type
Mass of food, cup, and clamp - initial 29.95
Mass of food, cup. clamp - final (g) 29.19
Mass of burned fuel (9) 0.76
Observations of the flame (intensity. big
(Q) Energy released (kcal/g) 359
Energy estimated on package 3.46
Percent difference 3.6
Determination of calories according 3.38
to Atwater factors (kcal/g)
Food Item Description Other Food
Mass of food, cup, and clamp - initial 29.69
(Q) Energy released (kcal/g) 232
Energy estimated on package 6.43
Percent difference 64
Determination of calories according 6.39
to Atwate r factors (kcal/g)
Food Item Description Marshmallow (jumbo)
Mass of food. cup. and clamp - initial 50.86
3. Based on how each food burned, which food would be the best to use for a fuel that
has a steady flame that might burn for a long time? What was the composition of this
food (which macromolecule was it mostly composed of)? How does this relate to the wa
Chapter 10 Study Questions
Why do cells undergo cell division?
How many chromosomes are in a human somatic cell?
How many chromosomes are in a human gamete?
What is the difference between a chromo
Chapter 4 Study Questions
1. What is the Cell Theory?
2. Compare and contrast prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
a. What do all cells have in common?
b. What are the distinguishing features that are unique to prok. vs. euk.?
c. What is the bacterial cell w
Chapter 13 Study Questions
1. Which observations under the microscope directly correlated with Mendels hypotheses?
a. What is the chromosome theory of inheritance?
b. How does it relate to Mendels laws?
c. At what stages of Meiosis can you observe Mendels
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Atoms: A submicroscopic particle that constitutes the fundamental building block of ordinary matter; the smallest
identifiable unit of an element.
Molecules: Two or more atoms joined chemically in a spe
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Test 1: 90/100; NEED
MC CH 3 DUE !
Today's Class is important
for next quiz!
Polyatomic ions that you need to know.
Acetate C2H3O2Carbonate CO32Hydrogen
Monday, June 01, 2015
f/u due MC for < 90%.
Ch. 2 Evens
Read Through Chapter 3.7
Chapter 2.7 The Periodic table and Periodic Law
Figure 2.14 entails ions with
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Know how to use
Chapter 1 Evens
Chapter 1 Matter, Measurements and Problem Solving
Chapter 1.6 Units of Measurement
Temperature vs. heat
Friday, May 29, 2015
Law of Multiple
Ch. 2 Odds
Atoms should be in whole numbers; YOU CAN'T SPLIT AN ATOM
Chapter 2.3 Modern Atomic Theory
John Dalton's Atomi