1.1 How to Define Life
1. Living Things Are Organized
1. Organization of living systems begins with atoms, which make up basic building blocks called elements.
2. The cell is the basic structural and functional unit of all living things.
Adv. Biology Pd. 1
Bubble-ology Lab Report
Title: Comparing Soap Bubble Sizes
Background: A soap bubble is an extremely thin film of soapy water enclosing air that forms a
hollow sphere with an iridescent surface. They last for only a few moments.
1. What is a seed and what factors affect seed germination?
a. A seed is a small, embryonic plant enclosed in a covering, with some stored
energy within it.
b. Seed germination factors
Adv. Bio Pd. 1
Spring Creek Field Trip Follow-Up Questions:
Water Quality Monitoring - Chemical Analysis
1. The generally accepted minimum amount of dissolved oxygen that will support a large
population of various fishes is between 4 and 5 ppm.
Adv. Biology Period 1
Designing a Controlled Experiment
Title: The Effects of Different Minerals on Plant Growth
Background: Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium are minerals commonly used
on plants to help them grow. Nitrogen, phosphorus
What It Is and How It Works
Yeast is a one-celled fungus. There are many different forms of yeast,
some of which are essential to human life. Yeast can be used in
genetics to create large amounts of hormones and enzymes used for
medical purposes. It
Enzyme Activity Investigation
Temperature is the measure of the average thermal energy in a substance.
In organisms, keeping the proper temperature is very important as maintaining
homeostasis includes maintaining temperat
Chapter 15 Vocabulary
A substitution is a genetic mutation in DNA or RNA that causes the replacement of a
single base nucleotide with another nucleotide. This type of mutation occurring in
noncoding sequences often