Lines of Evidence for Evolution Homology Biogeography Fossil record Homology Underlying similarity, different function Homologous structures Imperfect structures (knees and backs of upright walkers; human pregnancy) Molecular homologies we share DNA
Phylogeny & Systematics Part I
Campbell CH 26 excluding section 26.5
Key Terms: pay attention to bold words in text and be able to define in your own words
Initial Questions to Consider:
1. What information do biologists ty
1. Calculate your water footprint and the water footprint of your food and report
them here. Report this for your current household.
-Water Footprint: 4,255 gallons/day for household and 1,064 gallons individually
No Impact Week Assignment
Fill in the following tables and answer the questions. Please type this in word and
submit to me as an attachment in assignments on folio. If you can, add pictures
of your activities each day!
1. Make a list o
Applying your knowledge:
1 a. Due to the bottleneck theory, these recessive genes grew. With this natural disaster, it
eliminated the genes that were not colorblind or sensitive to light. With this the genes of
the man, which had colorblindness and light
The market share of light duty trucks increased when gas was cheap and has decreased
since the recession of 2008.
New CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards by 2016
Released April 2010
2012 33.3 mpg cars
25.4 mpg trucks
2016 37.8 cars
Chapter 20: Petroleum
The 2010 oil spill in Gulfport, Mississippi, was the largest in history. Researchers from
Texas A&M set out to assess the impact of this spill on marine organisms.
Case chemistry: Methane, a favorite food of many bacteria in the ocea
Forests are clearcut
Drill into the sides of the mountain
Blast what remains
The process is repeated until the neighboring valleys are filled with overburden and the
forest habitat is obliterated and streams are buried
1 Group 2 Group(depending on # of groups) Solubility Trial 1 Trial 2 Trial 1 Trial 2 (g/10.0mL H2O) Temp(oC) Temp(oC) Temp (oC) Temp(oC) 4.00 5.00 6.00 7.00
Data Table Average* Temp (oC) Solubility* (g/100mL H2O)
*Often you have to decide if the da
Solubility Curve Lab Purpose: To show how the solubility of a salt such as ammonium chloride varies with the temperature and how to plot its solubility curve on the basis of observed data. Apparatus: Balance, sensitive to 0.01 g; 400 mL beaker; Bunsen bur
Higher percentages of base moisture effects moss growth in Sweetheart Circle
Bryophytes are herbaceous plants that rely on moist environments to grow and reproduce.
With the presence of water, bryophytes are able to grow on rocks,
Bacteria are small prokaryotic cells that are found almost everywhere on Earth (Carroll 35).
Bacteria is not only found around you, but also inside the human body; they are important
components for keeping the body free from ha
The Effect of Sound on Planarian Movement
Question: Does sound affect the movement of planaria?
Hypothesis: The more sound there is, the more the planarians will move and travel.
Prediction: If the planarians move a further distance
Principles of Biology II Laboratory: BIOL 2108L
Room 2210 Biological Sciences Building
Instructor: Dr. Gwendolyn D. Carroll
Email: Instructor on Folio (Gwendolyn Carroll)
Office Hours: FAQ Folder
Office: Biological Sciences 11
Principles II Biology 2108A Fall 2014
T/R 12:30-1:45 PM
Dr. Gwendolyn D. Carroll
Office: Room 1170 in the Biological Sciences building. Office hours: FAQ folder
Phone: (912) 478-5807
Use email on Folio to get in touch with me; its faste
Controlling the Cane Toad
Cane Toad (Bufo marinus)
Light in color with a speckled appearance
Roughly 3 lbs and between 4 and 6 inches in size typically
Some of us in the group saw a video about this species in class and were
I Chapter 1 Scientific Thinking
What is science? Not simply a body of knowledge or a list of facts; Scientific literacy fact based understanding of the basics of biology and other sciences Superstitions irrational beliefs with absence of scientific thinki
Chapter 47 Animal Development
Development represents processes of o Cell Differentiation Specialization of cells in structure and function o Morphogenesis Process by which animal takes shape and cells end up in right locations Fertilization o Main
Principles of Biology II - Leege Georgia Southern University Intro to Course How do you know an icicle is not alive?
I. Themes of Biology
A. Unity: What does all life have in common? 1. Properties Order Evolutionary adaptation Response to environmen
Introduction to Systematics Principles of Biology II GSU-Leege Systematics and Phylogeny:Uncovering patterns of evolution Classification of life's diversity Takes evolutionary relationships into account How shall we classify it? Systematics Systemati