BIOL 2107A Spring 2014 Exam 1
1. Which of the following properties or processes are
associated with living things?
A) responding to the environment
B) energy processing
C) growth and reproduction
D) evolutionary adaptations
E) all of the above
Exam 2 - BIOL2107 Spring 2014
Last four digits of Eagle ID: _
1. Which of the following structures is NOT found within the
B) Membrane receptors
A) Ion channels
1. Which of these statements most accurately defines the
purpose of meiosis?
A) To produce genetically different cells with half the
number of chromosomes
B) To produce genetically identical cells with the
same number of chr
Lab 7 Enzyme Homework
You will write a report, which includes an introduction, results, and discussion/conclusion
section. It is due the week of 10/25-10/29.
There is an example lab report on Ga View in the scientific method folder, along with guidelines
November 14, 2010
How to do a lab write up
Introduction: Make sure you introduce your experiment. Talk about why you chose to do the
experiment. Give your reader some background information about your experiment. This part of
your lab repo
Hypothesis: The rate of mitosis depends on the location on the onion tip.
Methods: Select two onion tip slides and them, one by one, under a microscope. Focus the microscope so
you can see the Apical Meristem on th
Lab 4 Enzymes
Today you will be working with an enzymatic reaction. Enzymes function to catalyze
reactions. To investigate enzyme action, you will examine a chemical reaction in which
a substrate will react to form a product.
Enzyme speeds up this
Things to consider when writing the Hemoglobin lab report:
Background information to the question and hypothesis for the study.
The introduction and conclusion contain a large amount of outside information
that you have to look up and cite
Lab 5 Solutions Math and Serial Dilutions
Solutions Math Activity
You have to prepare a number of solutions before starting a new laboratory experiment. For
each of the solutions below, indicate the amount in mls or grams of each of the ingredient
Lab 5-Solutions Math and Serial Dilutions
Introduction: A humans dead body was found by a body of water. We are trying to find out if the
person was drowned where the body was found or in another place, by comparing the w
Homework Hemoglobin lab
1. Question: How do organisms adapt to high altitude environments?
Hypothesis: Organisms at high altitudes increase their hemoglobin concentration.
2. To test my hypothesis, I will calculate the hemoglobin concentra
Instructor: Dr. Lace Svec
Office: Biological Sciences 1168
Office Hrs: M/W 4:30-5:30pm, T/TH 11:15am-12:30pm and by
USE EMAIL - will respond within 24 hours (if weekday).
If my office door is open,
Hypothesis: The more MPF, the more cells will move into mitosis
Two samples of onion root tips were used to examine the amount of division; one group treated
with MPF, and the other group not treated with MPF.
Table 1. Sample treated with MPF.
Elodea Lab assignment
Elodea plants were used in the experiment to determine if the amount of light affects the
number of chloroplast per cell in a leaf. Two samples of elodea plants were used, one that was
exposed to sunlight, and one that wa
Lab 1 Scientific Method Homework
Hypothesis: Absorbency differs between paper towel brands
Methods: Collect 3 strips of Non-Eco Friendly paper towels and 3 strips of Eco Friendly paper
towels. Take one strip o
In this lab we worked with the mosquito fish, Gambusia affinis, and the gastropod, Oliva.
The mosquito fish are live bearers and sexually dimorphic when mature. Breeding males are
smaller than females. Breeding m
Methods: Take five empty test tubes. Label each test tube Stock, D1, D2, D3, and D4. Take ten milliliters
of neutral red and put it in the stock labeled test tube. Put five milliliters of distilled water in t
Lab 6 Hemoglobin Homework
You will write a full lab report for this lab, which includes an introduction, methods, results, and
discussion/conclusion section. It is due the week of 10/18-10/22.
There is an example lab report on Ga View in the scientific me
November 1, 2010
Lab 8 Paper Chromatography
Table 1: The distance traveled and retardation
factor of different pigments in lettuce
Test Tube 1
1. Complete the math equations on the lab worksheet. You do not need to turn
these in, but will have similar problems on your midterm exam.
You should begin studying for your midterm exam now.
2. Create a lab report of the results each case stu
Case Study I
What is the salinity of salt water, freshwater, and brackish water? (Citation)
Why do you have the ability of compare the water in the victims lungs, with the
surrounding water? Why doesnt the salt concentration in the victims
Lab 10 Gel Electrophoresis Homework
Turn in the Worksheet & Homework for the DNA extraction and the worksheet for DNA electrophoresis.
1. What is gel electrophoresis? (Provide a very specific and thorough definition)
2. Why is it important for scie
Scientific Reports Info about introduction, methods, and results section
The introduction allows the author to demonstrate why they conducted their studies. It
begins with background information and then introduces the question and h
Print out a copy of the example lab report in the scientific method folder to bring to
Chromatography is utilized to determine the contents of a solution or to determine the level of
certain substances within a solut
Lab 7- Enzyme
Enzymes are a class of proteins that convert reactants into products (Fang). Enzymes
are selective to what substrate they want to catalyze. A substrate is a molecule that goes
through a change in a rea
Lab 9 The Cricket Lab: DNA Extraction Worksheet
Complete the following questions prior to beginning the lab.
1. What quantities does a micropipette measure?
2. What type of pipette will you use in todays lab?
3. In your own words, describe the step