influence life in the biosphere? How have animals and plants adapted to these factors? Why do many species have rather limited geographical distribution?
4. What contributes to regional climates? Trade winds? What factors contribute to the seasons?
5. How do the oceans and landforms like mountains...
Photosynthesis and Respiration
In this activity we will review the process of photosynthesis and cellularrespiration, and become familiar with the use of a pH indicator for investigating these processes. Following this activity your group will generate a new research question about photosynthesis...
structural levels in biological organization from the simplest
to the most complex level.
2. W hat are the two major dyn amic processes of any ecosystem?
3. Distinguish between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
4. Distinguish between positive and negative feedback.
5. W hat is homeostasis?
equation for photosynthesis
The photosynthesis equation is as follows:
6CO2 + 6H20 + (energy) → C6H12O6 + 6O2
Carbon dioxide + water + energy from light produces glucose and oxygen
3. How is the movement of energy different from that of nutrients?
Nutrients cycle through ecosystems because the...
Process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment _______________________
Topic 3: Cellular Biology – Structure
A. List the 8 characteristics of all living organisms
1. _____________________________________ 5. _____________________________________
BI 111 Study Guide
Exam #1: Some of Ch. 4, the brief discussion summarizing Ch. 6, and Chptrs. 5, 7, and 8
HOW TO USE THIS STUDY GUIDE: You should be able to provide fairly detailed answers to the following questions and directions… this means you will probably use more room than is provided...
Microorganisms are classified according to their structure. By means of flow charts, diagrams and tables explain the differences between Viruses, Bacteria, Cyanobacteria, Achaea and Fungi.
Bacteria or bacterium are unicellular microorganisms. They are essentially only a few micrometres long and form...
Small round body composed of
RNA and protein
Folded membranes in cytoplasm allow chemical reactions to take
Small black dots within cell. Often
attached to ER. Found in
cytoplasm, mitochondria and
Specialized areas of endoplasmic
Provides border for...
Lesson 02.08 DBA/Module Exam
Lesson 02.01: Chemistry of Life
· Explain why biological macromolecules are important for everyday life.
Cells make large macromolecules by bonding smaller molecules together into chains called polymers (from the Greek polys, "many," and meris, "part"). Polymers are large...
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Preliminary - Stage 6
2 Unit Biology
8.2 - A Local Ecosystem:
1. The distribution, diversity and numbers of plants and animals found in ecosystems are determined by biotic and abiotic factors: Distinguish between the abiotic and biotic factors in the environment:
– – – – – – Biotic Factor:...
3.5.1 The student will analyze the relationships between biotic
diversity and abiotic factors in environments and the resulting
influence on ecosystems.
1.4.6 The student will describe trends revealed by data.
3.3.3 The student will explain how...
environmental phenomena. Chemistry is applied to understand the molecular interactions among natural systems. Biology is fundamental to describing the effects within the plant and animal kingdoms. Environmental science encompasses issues such as climate change, conservation, biodiversity, groundwater and soil contamination...
so small as to be invisible or indistinct without the use of the microscope
Macroscopic – visible to the naked eye
Biodiversity – variety of life within an area (generally increases from Earth’s poles to the equator)
Homeostasis – the maintenance of constant internal conditions in an organism
another species for resources such as food, water, or territory
➢ Biomes – major types of ecosystems that occupy very broad geographic regions.
➢ Photic zone is where there is enough light for photosynthesis to occur and an aphotic zone, where very little light penetrates.
➢ Benthic zone - is...
require energy, involve reduction, and lead to an increase in atomic order.
anaerobic Refers to organisms that are not dependent on oxygen for respiration.
analogous structures Body parts that serve the same function in different organisms, but differ in structure and embryological development; e...
Translate proteins by reading an amino acid chart.
Photosynthesis and cell respiration are complementary processes for cycling carbon dioxide and oxygen as well as transferring energy in ecosystems.
During photosynthesis, cells trap energy from sunlight with chlorophyll and use...
diversity of life from genes to ecosystems and spans every level of biological organization. The term has several interpretations, and there are many ways to index, measure, characterize, and represent its complex organization. Biodiversity includes species diversity, ecosystem diversity, genetic diversity...