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Biology 103 Study guide

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This covers chapter 1,14, and 15
Introductory Biology I
Gwendolyne Fondufe
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This 5 page Study Guide was uploaded by Jasmine Shearin on Tuesday September 20, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 103 at George Mason University taught by Gwendolyne Fondufe in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views. For similar materials see Introductory Biology I in Biology at George Mason University.


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Date Created: 09/20/16
Chapter 1 Define the following terms:  Organelle  Community Decomposers Eukaryotic/ Prokaryotic Cell  Cell Ecosystem Systems Biology Hypothesis  Tissue Biosphere Genes Theory  Organ System Biology Emergent Properties Evolution  Organism Producers Genetic Material Qualitative/ Quantitative Data  Population Consumers Natural Selection Answer the following questions:  What are the characteristics of a living thing?  What are the five kingdoms?  Explain the three domains (what they contain and what type of cell are they)  What are the three domains?  What is Natural selection?  Who is Charles Darwin?  What did he discover? Chapter 14  Define the following terms:  Speciation Sympatric Speciation Reproductive Barriers  Reproductive Isolation Polyploidy Microevolution  Hybrids Fusion Tetraploid  Allopatric Speciation Adaptive Radiation Reinforcement  Stability Punctuated Equilibrium Answer the following question:  What are three reasons for hybrid zones?  What can a tetraploid not do?  How is reproductive isolation defined?  How is species defined? List 2   What is the purpose of Morphological species concept?  List three example of prezygotic barriers  What is an example of Allopatric speciation?  Explain Phylogenetic species concept?  What is the names of the reproductive barriers?  What is ecological species concept?  List an example of postzygotic barrier True or False:  An example of prezygotic barrier is reduced hybrid fertility T OR F  An example of postzygotic barrier is hybrid breakdown T OR F Chapter 15 Define the following terms:  Macroevolution Systematics Phylogeny Analogy  Plate tectonics Taxon Homologies Genus  Continental drift Phylogenetic Tree Mass extinctions Clades  Taxonomy Paedomorphosis Convergent Evolution Cladistics  Monophyletic Evo­devo Homologous Structures Binomial  Parsimony Answer the following questions:  How many years have mass extinctions been occurring?  What is an example of Homologous structure?  Why is evo­devo important?  What factors contribute to macroevolution?  What SUPERCONTINENT was formed 250 million years ago?  What are two main characteristics of Cladistics?  Why is parsimony important?  What does fossil record show you?  What is the difference between on/in group?  How were the continents Laurasia and Gondwana formed? Fill­in­the­blank:  The continents and seafloors form thin outer layer of planet earth called  ___________________. True or False:  Phylogenetic trees are always accurate. T OR F 


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