1) How Is Genetics Changing Our World?
Genetics is changing our world in a multitude of ways. We often hear about advances in cloning,
stem cell research and genetic testing (including finding genetic markers that can be linked to
Homework #4 Sexual/Asexual reproduction
1. Research organisms that reproduce both asexually and sexually. Write an essay on what
environmental cues trigger the different kinds of reproduction?
Reproducing is arguably the most important thing any organism
Assignment 2 (Assigned in Class 7/27/16)
1. List the stages of Mitosis and describe the main events in each step (paying close attention to
Mitosis is the process in which cells divide into two identical daughter cells. After Interphase
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Do
these words immediately fill you with anxiety? They do for many people, especially those who
are living with this virus every day. HIV is a retrovirus that has affected peo
Create a single document that highlights all of the vital points (based upon readings,
discussions, and class materials) and a detailed explanation of the concept. The intent
is for you to catalog all of the ideas that one might need to know for the final
Online Assignment #2
Track the inheritance of coat color in collies. The major colors seen in that breed include sable,
tri-color, and blue merle. Determine which color(s) are dominant and which are recessive.
Most of us know are familiar with Lassie. Las
1. List and explain four main types of biological molecules in all living things.
Carbohydrates - Include sugars and starches and literally means carbon water. They are
crucial to cell structure and energy storage. Usually contain carbon, hydrogen and oxy
Explain the relationship between microevolution and macroevolution.
Use evolution of the horse to explain species selection.
Microevolution is a change that happens in a species over a short period of time,
whereas Macroevolution happens over a long perio
Although I dont know very much about my extended family because both of my parents
were adopted, I can use what we have learned in class about genetics and family pedigree to
show what traits I received from which parents, while showing which traits are r
Appealing to emotion is a manipulative tactic when used dishonestly because emotional language can be
used to manipulate people. When someone is using emotional language to get people to agree with
their opinion, they use language that will elicit a happy