A Guide to Keeping a Laboratory Notebook
Georgia State University
Principles of Biology
Why keep a laboratory notebook?
There are multiple reasons for keeping a laboratory notebook:
1.) While it is primarily used by the experimenter as a recor
Blue Baby Syndrome: Gopher Hollows Affinity for Nitrites
Bio 2107K Summer Lab Report
A test for nitrites, one of the most harmful compounds exisiting in drinking water,
was done on well water in four suspect
Effects of Plant Hormones on Height and Leaves
Biology 2108K Lab
By: Ahmed Jaffer
The main objective as to why this plant hormone experiment was done was to observe the
effects certain plant hormones had on regular soil over a period o
Writing a Lab Report
Lab Reports are the most common way to share experimental data with other researchers.
Papers that a published in prestigious journals follow basically the same format as a lab
report. The purpose of the paper is present the results o
Exam 1 Test Corrections
2. The best answer is not dispersal because that means moving away from the population,
which doesnt explain best why related organisms are found in South America and Africa.
The correct answer was B.
5. The answer is
What Are Hormones and How Do They
How Do the Nervous and Endocrine
What Are the Major Mammalian
Endocrine Glands and Hormones?
How Do We Study Mechanisms of
What Are Hormones and
Organization of the Vertebrate Nervous
Divided into 2 parts which are then
12 pairs of cranial nerves
31 pairs of spinal nerves
Clusters of Nerve Cell Bodies
Tons of gyri (ridges) and sulcases (valleys)
-deep valleys into functional lobe
hindbrain-medulla-comes from spinal chord control of autonomic processes like breathing and
the ponsboth relay lots of info
Practice Exam 4
Name: _ CampusID: _ Date:
Multiple Choice (2 pts. Each) Please choose only ONE answer.
1) Which of the following statements about mutations is TRUE?
A) Mutations have no effect on the survival and reproduction of an organism.
Apical meristem control the growth of the entire plants
Axillary meristems grow new branches, leaves and grow new roots.
Apical meristem is removed from plants, the node branch extensively because there
is no longer apical dominance.
If a red wood tree in
March 28, 2012
Imagine swimming through artic water below 5C, well there was a study long-distance
cold water swimmer. Long distance swimmers deepened on several different factors to survive in
This paper is a report on our experiment surrounding gibberellin acid and auxin, and the
question whether or not it plays a role in the plant elongation in pea plants. A hormone
is a regulating molecule that can be synthesized in one part of the
Ionotropic-press receptors, open ion channel, directly opens, let sodium in and K,
out.mechanoreceptors, stress receptors, voltage gated, pressure-sensitive, temperature
Metab- involve cellular metabolic processreceptor and ion channel two diff
More Advanced Animals Characterists
1. Platyhelminthes are the only what that we have studied? Acoelomates
2. Flatworms use these to detect light, food, and chemicaleyespots
3. Flatworms try to maximize this? Surface to area volume
Chapter 8. Mitosis and Meiosis notes
Why do unicellular organisms do it?
Why do multicellular organisms do it?
-Four events must occur for cell division
-Difference in how prokaryotes or eukaroyotes divide?
Prokaryotes receive external cues
Exam 3 Focus Sheet
Exam 3 covers all lectures related to Chapters 11 (cell cycle and cell division), 13 (DNA & DNA
replication), and 14 (gene expression transcription and translation).
Cell Cycle & Cell Division
How do prokaryotes divide? How do eukaryot
Chapter 2: Cells
Cells: the working units of life
Cells are the fundamental units of life.
All organisms are composed of cells.
All cells come from preexisting cells.
Functions of all cells are similar
Life is continuous
Origin of life was
DNA & DNA Replication
What are some major features of DNA? What is it made up of? Why is it called
deoxyribonucleic acid? What are the bases that can be found in DNA?
What are the players involved in replicating DNA? What does each do?
What are the tem
Ch. 1 Intro to biology notes
Biology: the scientific study of living things
Living things: all the organisms descended from a single-celled ancestor.
-Characteristic of living organisms:
Consist of one or more cells
Contain genetic information
2108 TA Evaluation of Student Presentations
Student Name: _
Presentation Topic: _
Does the presentation
Sufficiently address the purpose/significance of lab
Give concise background on topic?
Contain background th