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Week 1 Biology Notes

by: Diksha Chudasama

Week 1 Biology Notes Bio 1103

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Diksha Chudasama
Introduction to Biology
Dr. Blaustein

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Introduction to Biology
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Diksha Chudasama on Saturday February 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Bio 1103 at Georgia State University taught by Dr. Blaustein in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 31 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Biology in Biology at Georgia State University.


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Date Created: 02/06/16
WEEK 1 January 11 2016 What is life Hierarchy of complexity Emergent properties Complex organized structures Biosphere Ecosystem Community Population Organism Organ System Organ Tissue Cell Organelle Molecule Atoms Homeostasis active maintenance of complex structures ght against nature to function Growth all life forms grow Energy and material acquisitions nutrientsenergy metabolism Adaptive response capability go towards post Stimuli Reproduction DNA Evolution Genes Mutations DNA changes Natural selection adaptations Darwin Classi cations of Life39s Diversity 5 Kingdoms Ce type eukaryote or prokaryote Cell number unicellular or multicellular Nutrient Acquisition how they get glucose Kingdom Monera o Prokaryote Kingdom Protista o EukaryoteUnicellular Kingdom Fungi o Eukaryote Multicellular Absorb Kingdom Plante o Eukaryote Multicellular Photosynthesis Kingdom Animalia o Eukaryote Multicellular ingest HOOOOOOOOOOOOH 01mth lanuary 13 2016 Scienti c Principle 1 Natural causality natural phenomenon 2 Uniformitarianism time and space applying the same things that work Ex Gravity 3 Common perception where you do not want one or small group of people dictating truth what one does other should be able to do PROCEDURE Scienti c Method 1 Observation collect and organize information ex Antibiotic 2 Hypothesis explanations must be testable 3 Experimentation control vs experimental variable replicate do over and over again 1 Reevaluation 2 Conclusion gt theory Hypothesis theory controlled experiment Ecology interrelationships between organisms and their environment 1 Organism environment 2 Organism organism a Intraspecific b Interspecific Population all members of a particular species which interbreed same species biotic Community different interrelated populations sharing the same habitat biotic Ecosystems biotic and abiotic Components of a habitat Biosphere a ecosystems on planet Environment abiotic Suanht Temperature Water and salt marine vs fresh H20 Metabolic wastes H25 methane Nutrients pH Autotrophs monosaccharides self feeders producers gucose take this to make bonds amp carbohydrates chemical bond energy chlorophyll amp alternative cellular energy pigments Reorganize bonds and add energy Heterotrophs Energy from autotrophs Sugars and starch vs ceuose 0 Strategies 0 Primary heterotroph herbivores 0 Leaf vs seeds and fruits Secondary carnivore consumer Tertiary Omnivores both plants animals Decomposers saprophytes o Detritus feeders Food chain eves Food webs combine the chains you get the web Energy Flow Trophic eve levels of energy storage producers autotrophs bc of glucose lst eve Primary consumers 2nd trophic level Can39t have limitless trophic levels 0 Rule of ten max amount of energy transferred is 10 limits of trophic levels Ecological Pyramid takes more to feed fewer and fewer because of the rule of ten pyramid of numbers 0 90 is heat wasted given off by organism Water soluble and fat soube 2 molecules 0 Water soube much safe because organism environment can break it down 0 Fat soube can39t break down easily ex DDT pesticide Bioaccumulation rule of ten 0 Energy is wasted but nutrients are recycled o Biogeochemical cyce carbon can go from inorganic to organic BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYLCES living nonliving chemical reactions


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