2.1 Life As We Name It
1. Identify differences among domains and kingdoms.
2. Name common species using scientific nomenclature.
3. Identify 15 common local plant, animal, and fungal species.
4. Effectively use a dichotomous key to iden
Introduction: Biology as a Science
Readings: Chapter 1: 4-7,20.
Articles linked on Connect: Table Evaluating Science in the News (bring to class)
Discovery, Chance and the Scientific Method
Snooze Power: Midday nap may awaken learning potential (bring to
Reference material for Week 2 on Classifying organisms
The major groups of organisms are described in brief in the following tables. The level of detail is
appropriate for our class (i.e. less detail than in your textbook). For your digital collection
BIOL 111 Introduction to Modern Biology (3 credits)
M,W,F 12:00 -12:50 Rm 2000 Biosciences
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Office: 3528 Biosciences
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3.2 Communities of Species and their Distribution
4. Define the composition of biological communities
5. Describe the effect of changing abiotic factors on the regional or geographic distribution of species.
Reminders: Assignment #1 Dig
3.1 Organisms and their Physical Environment
1. Identify abiotic factors affecting organisms in their environment.
2. Describe the range of an abiotic factor locally.
3. Describe habitat requirements of local species.
Readings: 18: 373-
+ + = mutualism
+ - = predation / parasitism
- - =
even though two species can compete, as a result, they grow bigger, stronger, more efficient, etc.
but that is over a loooooooong time; evolutionary consequences; (hundreds of generations)
Biology 111 Midterm 2
Practice Exam 2010
1. The planners for Metro Vancouver (formerly the GVRD) have suggested that the wastes from regional
sewage treatment plants can be used as a form of natural fertilizer. Following the removal of suspended
First Midterm Exam Format and Advice
Friday Oct. 8 in Bio 2000
Start: 8:00 am. You will have 50 minutes BE ON TIME
You are permitted to use the following during the exam:
1 (8.5 x 11) page of hand written summary notes (one side only)
* penalties will app
Biology 111 - Practice Midterm I Exam 2010
The questions you see below are examples of the types of questions you will be expected to
answer in the first midterm Friday October 8. It does not include all the possible questions that
you may encounter in th
BIOL 111 Section 101
Group Assignment #2
Local Food Web and its Perturbation
Due Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2010
Kiyan Abhari did not participate in the assignment.
2. If all the bees in
question: i don't get what you mean by biological in density dependent factors
explain how density affects infections, resources, etc?
Under what conditions would individuals in a population manifest a clumped distribution?
-uneven distribution of
DNA is synthesized in S stage (duplicated) [synthesis]
G2 . cells don't do much [gap2]
after mitosis, cells are in "Gap 1" = G1 phase [gap1]
our body cells also have other functions, not just replication, and those functions mostly take place in the
oct 13 - that was week 5.
better health care in straight one rather than pyramidal one since people survive for longer; they enjoy better health care
pyramid shape: parents give more births because they want to make sure that at least some of them survive
Midterm II Format and Advice
Monday November 8 in BioSc 2000
Start: 8:00 am, You will have 50 minutes BE ON TIME
You are permitted:
1 (8 x 11) page of hand written summary notes (one side only)
penalties will apply for more than 1 page of notes