Cell Structure and Function
In the blanks provided, fill in the letters of the term or phrase being described.
1. flattened sac in a chloroplast
2. basic unit of life
3. group of cells that carry out
The Washington Post
Life Would Go On If All Bacteria Disappeared (but it would totally
Scientists have recently found that life on earth would not end if there was no bacteria
life in the world, but it would definitely be unpleasant.
AP Biology: Ecology Take Home Test
1. Many species rely on interactions with other species for survival. Discuss the
three types of symbiosis and give three examples of each.
The three types of symbiosis are commensalism, mutualism, and parasitism.
Introduction to Clinical Chemistry Chapter 10
1. Clinical Laboratory Science textbook
3. Reputable website!
Answer and define the following:
1. What is the current marker assay combination for diagnosi
Large Ears used to cool off Jackrabbits
The inspiring organism in this particular strategy is the jackrabbit. The jackrabbit is
a leporid belonging to the genus Lepus. Jackrabbits usually have very long ears which
are used to cool themselves off, are fast
Celery and Osmosis Lab
1.Salt is like a poison to plants. Most of all living things are made up of 75% of water or more,
this percentage of water has to have a certain amount of salt. Plants have less than 25% salt, this
number is not as much as the perce
Cellular Respiration Lab: Alcoholic
1. The results that my group got for this experiment were fairly the same for both balloon A and
B. We let both of our balloons sit on our yeast and sugar mixtures and set them in warm water at
30 degrees C
Why do Leaves Change Color in the Winter?
During summer months tree leaves and all kinds of plants go through the process of
photosynthesis. In the process of photosynthesis the leaves absorb sunlight and use it to turn
water and carbon dioxide into oxyge
Animal Behavior Lab
Ethology is the study of animal behavior. Behavior is an animal's response to sensory input, and falls into
two basic categories: learned and innate (inherited).
Orientation behaviors place the animal in
Chapter 23: Systematics and Phylogenetic Revolution
All organisms are composed of one or more cells, carry out metabolism and
transfer energy with ATP, and encode heredity information in their DNA.
Systematics: the recons
1. Phospholipids have a backbone, which contains glycerol, 2 fatty acids, and a
phosphate group. They are amphipathic, which means one side is polar, and one side
in not polar. The phosphate group is pol
100 Key Math Concepts
for the ACT
On the ACT, undefined almost always means divia
sion by zero. The expression
is undefined if
either b or c equals 0.
A real number is a number that has a location on
The Chemistry of Life
(Opening image courtesy of David Iberri, http:/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CaMKII.png, and under
the Creative Commons license CC-BY-SA 3.0.)
Lesson 2.1: Matter and Organic Compounds
Lesson 2.2: Biochemical React
How do you use the ladder method?
4 km = _ m
1st Determine your starting point.
2nd Count the jumps to your
On the Safety Circuit
A Factsheet on Home Electrical Fire Prevention
lectrical fires in our homes claim the lives of 485 Americans each year and injure 2,305
more. Some of these fires are caused by electrical system failures and appliance defects,
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Student Science Safety Contract
Science is a hands-on laboratory class. You will be doing many laboratory activities, which require the use of
potentially hazardous materials and equipment. A positive attitude toward safety is impera
Dimensional Analysis Worksheet
1. Use Dimensional Analysis to solve the following problems.
a. How many seconds old are you? (Express with 2 sig figs in scientific notation.)
b. Convert your distance from school to home from miles to inches. (Express with
When the Apollo astronauts brought back the first samples of the moons surface, I think
that the scientists looked for signs of life by seeing what its made of and how it is made.
Scientists have weighed it, measured it,