PBL-EMERGENT PROPERTIES OF WATER
BIOL 1107, SPRING 2016, R. MANS
How does evaporation of water from the
leaves cause water to be pulled upward from
What are two terms
to describe the
occurring within th
o Respiratory zone
o Site of gas exchange
o Consists of bronchioles, alveolar ducts, and alveoli
o Conducting zone
Provides rigid conduits for air to reach the sites of gas
Includes all other respiratory structures (
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Teen pregnancy has come upon the United States in an increasing rate. According to
Akela D. and Jordan M., The United States has the highest level of teenaged pregnancies
amongst the industrialized n
Key words: macromolecules, polymer, monomer, enzyme, dehydration
reaction, (dehydration synthesis), hydrolysis
o What is the relationship between monomers and polymers?
o What is the name of the reaction by which polymers are built?
o Capacity to do work
Due to an objects (or molecules) location or structure.
o Gibbs energy: (available energy)- potential energy
The bonds in sugars and fats hold potential energy
Some bonds hold more potential energy than others
o Blood is carried in a closed system of vessels that begins and
ends at the heart
o The three major types of vessels are arteries, veins, and
Arteries (branch)- arterioles- capillaries
o Capillaries contact tissue ce
Chapter 17: Blood Circulation
Overview of blood circulation
o Systematic Circulation
Blood leaves the heart in arteries (large) that repeatedly until they
Oxygen and nutrients diffuse across capillary walls and enter tissue.
o Approximately the size of your fist
o Location in the mediastinum
Superior surface of diaphragm
Left of midline
Anterior to the vertebral column, posterior to the sternum
Coverings of the heart
o Pericardium- a double walled
Describe why ice floats on water
Describe why floating ice (rather than sinking) facilitates life on Earth
It can be used as a protective layer and when the ice freezes over water or the
ground it insolates it so the organisms can stay warm.
Anatomy of an Atom: Subatomic Particles
Define atomic number.
o The number assigned to an element within the periodic table
Define atomic mass.
o The weight of an atom is determined by the sum of the protons and
neutrons within an atoms nucleus
Distinguish between the Blending Hypothesis of heredity and the Particulate Hypothesis of
Describe a true breeding plant
Know the modern day terms for Mendels characters and traits
Describe Mendels monohybrid cross and
The study of Wolbachia in the
orders Diptera and Hymenoptera
Jordan Cooley and Kady Marcia
December 8, 2016
Why is this
Jordan Cooley and Kady Marcia
Enzyme Quick Notes
Catalyze reactions - Make them go faster, or lower the amount of energy needed to
drive the reaction. So.Enzymes are also called CATALYSTS. (If this helps you.A
person who tries to start trouble may be cal
In plant lab, we used Mesquite to analyze morphological sequence data and molecular sequence
data to construct phylogenetic trees and identify the evolution of traits between the organisms.
Phylogeny is the evolutionary de
Viridophytes, Homework (6 points)DUE MONDAY, Sept 21, 11 A.M. (via D2L)
The following questions can best be addressed in conjunction with pages 319 and 345358 of your textbook. Submit your answers to the Dropbox on D2L (on Lecture
Questions for Lab 1Plant Cells
Question 1: (in lab handout already)
What affect does the neutral red or toluidine blue have on the cells
of the onion?
Neutral red stained the vacuole in the onion epidermis.
After staining it made the cells more visible an