DATA PRESENTATIONS (TABLES AND GRAPHS).
Students must be able to collect data and display it in an organized fashion. Numerical
data are usually given or displayed in tables. Tables have titles that describe its
contents, including any experimental condit
CourseWeb lecture notes on DNA
Nucleic acids are huge macromolecules composed of nucleotides. Every nucleotide is
a molecular complex of three types of subunits moleculesa phosphate (phosphoric
acid), a pentose sugar, and a nitrogen containi
CW lecture: The cell and the anatomy of the cell.
Living organism exhibit two fundamental characteristics that are absent in
non-living things: self maintenance and self-replication. The smallest unit
of life that exhibits these characteristics is a singl
LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION
The body is composed of different levels of structure and function. Each of these levels
incorporates the structures and functions of the previous level, contributing to the entire
organism. The levels of organization are as follows
The meter (m) is the basic unit of linear measurement in the metric system. A meter is a
little longer than a yard. Longer distances are measured in kilometers (km). One km
equals 1,000m and is approximately six-tenths of a mile. The
A Tabers handout will be given in lecture to those students in attendance that will
have a list of the most common suffixs, prefexs and legal abbreviations used in
this type of scientific/medical terminology. I have also included some
SCIENFTIFIC METHOD (INQUIRY).
Biologists use a particular method to find answers to questions about life and living
organisms. This methods is called scientific method, an orderly process that provides
scientific evidence for explanations of natural pheno
LECTURE NOTES OF POPULATION GROWTH.
A POPULATION is a group of interbreeding members of the SAME species within a
DEFINED area. Population possess several unique characteristics that are not found in
individuals: Density, birthrate, death rate, age distri
ECOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIPS- CW LECTURE NOTES.
Life on Earthy is maintained in a delicate balance by ecological interrelationships. All
organisms, including humans, are subject to the ecological principles that govern the
relationships of organisms with thei
The G1, S, and G2 phases are collectively called Interphase. The
cell cycle has two major portions: Interphase and the Mitotic stage.
In Interphase the cell is in interphase because it is not dividing.
During interphase, the cell carries on its re
Scientific notation (SN) is a numbering system that can easily handle the very small or very large
numbers that are sometimes used in scientific investigations. The form of a number expressed in
SN is a x 10n, where the a is a whole nu
CW lecture notes on Osmosis and Diffusion.
All of the chemical reactions that occur within the cellular
environment take place in an aqueous medium. The exchange of
materials across the cells membrane takes place by means of