Biology Chapters 1-4 Test
1. The monomers of polysaccharides are:
1. Many features of a protein change when it is moved into an environment with a different
pH. Which of th
Biology quiz 4
1. Which of the following structures is involved in forming a cleavage furrow?
1. If a cell with 16 chromosomes undergoes mitosis, how many chromosomes w
Biology quiz 6
1. When two individuals with different traits are crossed, either the dominant or the
recessive trait, and not an intermediate trait, is always seen, no matter what the organism
1. Match column 1
Biology quiz 10
1. The stomata are located in the leaf's _, and the chloroplasts are located in the
1. What product that i
Review of Gas Exchange
According to Ficks law, the rate at which gas A diffuses from space 1 to space 2 is increased by _.
a higher concentration of gas A in space 2
increasing the area of the membrane through which diffusion occurs
Review of the Cardiovascular System
Relative to veins with similar circumferences, arteries contain more _.
a. endothelial cells
c. smooth muscle
d. two of the above
In humans, blood returning from the big toe passes from the inferior vena
Review of the Nervous System
The central nervous system (CNS) includes the_.
a. cranial nerves
b. spinal nerves
c. spinal cord
d. two of the above
e. all of the above
The _ is the portion of the brain most closely associated with memory and language
Review of Plant Structure
Monocots and eudicots are groups found within the larger group _.
Secondary growth is more characteristic of _.
Which of the following generally is (are) true for a m
Review of Immune System: Disease and Defense
Chemical/physical barriers in the first line of defense do NOT include _.
a. stomach acid
b. mucus in the trachea
A disease caused by a virus is:
a. the flu
Evolution is the change in the inherited traits of a population from generation to generation.
These traits are the expression of genes that are copied and passed on to offspring. Mutations
can occur. Mutations in these genes can produce new or altered tr
The age old question of nature versus nurture. This is a question of how a trait is or can be
influenced by both genetics and the environment. In the expression, "nature" is the equivalent of
genetics, and "nurture" is the equivalent of the environment. N
Session 15 Discussion: Animal Behavior
Topic: We all see animals in our day to day lives. Choose a behavior you saw
exhibited by an animal. Explain your thoughts on the potential proximate and
ultimate causes ofthe behavior. In your response propose a dif
Session 14 Discussion: Green Technology
This session we learned about ecosystems and biomes. One major trend in
the world today is green technology. Green technology is basically a term to
encompass environmentally friendly technologies and inventions.
Session 13 Discussion: Human Overpopulationthe End of the World?
In this session we learned about carrying capacity. A given area of land can
support a given number of organisms of a given species. Well, the earth is a
given area of land, and we as humans
Session 12 Discussion: Illness and Injury
In this session we learned about human anatomy and physiology.
Topic: In this sessions post tell us about an illness or injury that you
personally experienced in some way. It could be your illness or injury or the
Bio101 ch. 10 Notes (How Cells Divide)
Oct. 19, 2015
Prokaryotic Cell Division
o Associated with DNA of prokaryotic cells
Same as histones are for eukaryotic cells
o Found in nucleoid region
Divide by process called Binary Fission
Ch. 8 Photosynthesis Book Notes
Oct. 28, 2015
Photosynthesis combines CO2 and H2O producing glucose and O2
Anoxygenic doesnt make O2
Oxygenic makes O2
o First 2 stages
o 3rd stage
o also called light-independent
Ch. 6 Energy and Metabolism
September 25, 2015
o Kinetic Energy
Energy of movement/motion
o Potential Energy
Not actively moving but has the capacity to move
I.e. Ball at the top of a hill that has the ene
Ch. 5 Biology - Membranes
Sept. 18, 2015
o Protein anchored to phospholipid
Make core or channel in membrane (hole through membrane)
Transport across plasma membrane
o Passive transport
No energy req.
Simple diffusion net m
Ch. 4 Cell Structure
o Robert Hooke
o Antoine Van Leeuwenhoek
o Schleiden and Schwann
2 types of cells
o Prokaryotic (bacteria/archea)
1-10um (smaller than eukaryotic)
Do not have membrane bound organelles
Ch. 2 Nature of Molecules and the properties of water
o Atomic number (number of protons)
o Atomic mass (number of protons and neutrons combined)
o Weight vs. Mass (weight changes wit
What are the advantages of designer babies?
There are several advantages of designer babies. For example there is the advantages of picking the sex,
eye color, hair color and basically design you baby the way you want. You could also screen the genes for
1. What are the good parts of animal testing?
Testing on animals is helpful in the medical industry. To make sure humans are given safe doses of
Asthma drugs, life support and dialysis machines have been successful because of animal testing.
Ivy Tech Community College-Indianapolis
Introductory Biology BIOL101
Course Syllabus, Fall Semester, 2014
Course Coordinator/ Professor
Dr. Al Rubenstein
Office: IFC 140
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