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Biology 1103 Week 1

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First week of notes for Biology 1103 K in study guide format for upcoming test.
David blaustein
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Date Created: 02/05/16
Biology Test 1 Study Guide: What defines life/ or something as living?   1. Complex/Organized Structures : ­Atom ­Molecule ­Organelle ­Cell: Start of living system ­Tissue ­Organ ­Organ System ­Organism ­Population ­Community ­Ecosystem ­Biosphere *Also known as Emergent Properties: When living things become more and more complex as it goes from a cell to  organ.* 2. Homeostasis:  Working to maintain complex structures *ALL living system must do this* ­We perform this because nature is disordered. Example: Human Body Temperature, keeping the same temperature range. 3. Growth:  All living systems must  grow before dividin   4. Nutrients and Energy:  Two things that need to be acquired = metabolism  5. Adaptive:  response capability: responding/adapting depending on the environment. 6. Reproduction: Mitosis/Meiosis ­ Considered the purpose of life 7. Evolution:  Traits from natural selection are passed on  ­Genes: segments of DNA ­Mutations: change in DNA (not negative or positive) ­Natural Selection: Traits selected from adaptations… adaptations are changes based on mutations Classification of Life’s Diversity  5 Kingdom’s: classified by the following… CELL TYPE: PROKARYOTE (No nucleus) OR EUKARYOTE (w/ nucleus) -KINGDOM MONERA: ONLY PROKARYOTE KINGDOM. CELL NUMBER: MULTICELLUAR or UNICELLULAR -INGDOM MONERA&PROTISTA: UNICELLULAR -KINGDOM PLANTAE, ANIMALIA, FUNGI: MULTICELLULAR NUTRIENT ACQUSITION: INGESTION, ABSORBTION, PHOTOSYNTHESIS= ways to get GLUCOSE -KINGDOM PLANTAE: PHOTOSYNTHESIS -KINGDOM ANIMALIA: INGESTION -KINGDOM FUNGI: ABSORBTION SCIENTIFIC METHOD 1. Observation: Collect & Organize Info. 2. Hypothesis: Must create a hypothesis  *You need to test it, in a control experiment*  3. Experimentation: Testing variables so you can know if your hypothesis is correct 4. Reevaluation: conducting the experiment again 5. Conclusion: After reevaluating and double checking, you can form a conclusion. 6. Theory: Based off conclusion you have a theory, when it’s done and believed by multiple people. ECOLOGY: Interrelationships between organisms and their environment A. Organisms: Environment -Are you going to make it through your surroundings? B. Organism: Organism -Do you interact with Intraspecific or Interspecific? -Intraspecific: with a specific species -Interspecific: with different species 2. Population: Members of the same species which interbreed 3. Community: Dealing with members of different species 4. Ecosystem: Biotic (Living) and Abiotic (non-living) components of a habitat 5. Biosphere: All ecosystems on the planet Environment: Abiotic Conditions -Must be adapted to these in order to live: -SUNLIGHT, TEMPERATURE, WATER & SALT, OXYGEN, METABOLIC WASTE, NUTRIENTS, Ph.


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