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Introduction to Biology Chapter 1

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Introduction to Biology Chapter 1 Bisc 102, Section 2

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Jasmine Notetaker on Tuesday August 30, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to Bisc 102, Section 2 at University of Mississippi taught by Evelyn Jackson in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see Inquiry Into Life Human Biology in Biology at University of Mississippi.


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Date Created: 08/30/16
Introduction to Biology What are characteristics of life?       Structural organization       Need energy source       Maintaining equilibrium/homeostasis       Reproduction growth and development       No genetic variation in the offspring (asexual) 5. Evolution change       Mechanism: natural selection       Variant of traits increase survival become more common in a population       Variant of traits decrease survival become less common The Scientific Method/ Process       Observation       Question       Hypothesis( possible explanation/ tentative answer)       Prediction (“if­then” statement)       Test/Experiment       Theory­ based on a hypothesis tested many times and found to be true Cell­ is the smallest unit that contains all the properties of life. Cellular organization­unicellular( single­celled) vs. multicellular ** Cell types Prokaryotes       No nucleus       DNA present  ( nucleiod region)       No membrane organelles except ribosomes Eukaryotes       Has nucleus       Has a membrane       Bound organelles Organization of Life/ Structural Hierarchy ***From small scale to large scale***       Atom­ smallest unit of matter       Molecules­ more than one atom bonded together       Organelle­ a membrane bound organelle structure that has specific functions       Cell­ fundamental unit of life       Tissue­ many cells of one type       Organ­ made up of multiple tissue types       Organ System­ many organs together        Organism­  an individual animal, plant, or single­celled life form.       Population­ cell members of one species in certain areas       Ecosystem­ all living and non­living organisms       Biosphere­ all ecosystem Taxonomy­ classification for organism Essential Concept: the binomial consist of a two part scientific name      Genus species Domain: three domains of life      Developed in the 1970s by Carl Woese      Bacteria­ prokaryotic; single­celled      Archae­ “extremeophiles” single­celled; prokaryotic, different genetic sequence      Eukarya= single celled or muliticellular Atom­ smallest unit of matter      Subatomic particles­       Protons­ positive charge      Neutrons­ neutral charge      Electrons­ negative charge Locations of electrons:  ­occupy orbitals ­energy shellls surrounding the nucleus ­orbitals: most likely location of electron Atomic number: # of protons Mass number: # of protons and # of neutrons


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