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...
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. _____________________________________
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...
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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:...
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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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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
Photosynthesis occurs in the green leaves of
plants. How is photosynthesis important in the
flow of carbon through an ecosystem?
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What is Life?
In this chapter we will learn how living organisms change as they become better adapted to their environment. Over millions of years, these changes have produced a large number of different kinds of organisms. It has been estimated that there may be 10 to 30 million or more...
1) prep the students by talking about howecosystems recycle resources and ask the students to think of all the things an ecosystem recycles - guide their answers to biomass, water, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, etc. 2) review the hydrological cycle with students...
A Local Ecosystem
1. The distribution, diversity and numbers of plants and animals found in ecosystems are determined by biotic and abiotic factors
Compare the abiotic characteristics of aquatic and terrestrial environments
|Abiotic factors |Aquatic Environments ...