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Enhancement Exercises for Biology

By: 
Byron J. Adams, John L. Crawley
Copyright: 
©2017
Pages: 
344
Product Code: 
5336
ISBN-10: 
1617315338
ISBN-13: 
9781617315336
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Exercise 1: Characteristics of Living Things4
Ex 1 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 1, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 1, Activity 2: Careful Observation of Non-Living and Living Things2
Ex 1, Activity 3: Identifying Things That Blur the Line1
Ex 1, Activity 4: Synthesis2
Exercise 2: The Nature of Science12
Ex 2 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 2, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 2, Activity 2: How Do We Know What We Know?2
Ex 2, Activity 3: Is Astrology Scientific?4
Ex 2, Activity 4: Science or Pseudoscience?3
Ex 2, Activity 5: Skepticism versus Denialism1
Ex 2, Activity 6: Synthesis1
Exercise 3: Scientific Method8
Ex 3 Objectives and Background Info2
Ex 3, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 3, Activity 2: Careful Observation of Animal Behavior2
Ex 3, Activity 3: Generating Testable and Falsifiable Hypotheses3
Ex 3, Activity 4: Synthesis2
Exercise 4: Experimental, Observational, and Theoretical Science8
Ex 4 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 4, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 4, Activity 2: Efficacy of a New Facial Cream2
Ex 4, Activity 3: Antarctic Worms and Climate Change2
Ex 4, Activity 4: Your Own Design2
Ex 4, Activity 5: Synthesis1
Exercise 5: Atomic Structure: Subatomic Particles and Electron Shells6
Ex 5 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 5, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 5, Activity 2: Understanding Atomic Structure2
Ex 5, Activity 3: Synthesis3
Exercise 6: Chemical Bonding: Covalent, Ionic, and Hydrogen Bonds14
Ex 6 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 6, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 6 Electronegativity Table of the Elements1
Ex 6, Activity 2: Electronegativity1
Ex 6, Activity 3: The Structure of Chemical Bonds1
Ex 6, Activity 4: Surface Tension1
Ex 6, Activity 5: Synthesis7
Exercise 7: Biologically Important Compounds and Molecules8
Ex 7 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 7, Activity 1: Key Terms1
Ex 7, Activity 2: Observations in a Soda Bottle2
Ex 7, Activity 3: Cleaning Oil-Soaked Feathers4
Ex 7, Activity 4: Synthesis1
Exercise 8: Cell Membranes: Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Structures10
Ex 8 Objectives and Background Info2
Ex 8, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 8, Activity 2: Simulation of a Cell Membrane3
Ex 8, Activity 3: Chart of Differences1
Ex 8, Activity 4: Drawing Cells1
Ex 8, Activity 5: Synthesis3
Exercise 9: Cell Structure and Function: Diffusion and Osmosis10
Ex 9 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 9, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 9, Activity 2: Rate of Diffusion in Water3
Ex 9, Activity 3: Rate of Diffusion in Gelatin2
Ex 9, Activity 4: Osmosis2
Ex 9, Activity 5: Cellular Response to Hypertonic and Hypotonic Solutions2
Ex 9, Activity 6: Synthesis2
Exercise 10: Energy Conversion in Eukaryotic Cells: Respiration8
Ex 10 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 10, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 10, Activity 2: Reduction/Oxidation (Redox) Reactions2
Ex 10, Activity 3: Observing Fermentation1
Ex 10, Activity 4: Understanding the Electron Transport Chain and Oxidative Phosphorylation1
Ex 10, Activity 5: Synthesis2
Exercise 11: Energy Conversion in Eukaryotic Cells: Photosynthesis12
Ex 11 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 11, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 11, Activity 2: Light and Chlorophyll3
Ex 11, Activity 3: Understanding Photosynthesis4
Ex 11, Activity 4: Teach it!1
Ex 11, Activity 5: Synthesis3
Exercise 12: Mendelian Genetics: Monohybrid and Dihybrid Crosses10
Ex 12 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 12, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 12, Activity 2: Monohybrid Crosses3
Ex 12, Activity 3: Dihybrid Crosses2
Ex 12, Activity 4: Synthesis3
Exercise 13: Mendelian Genetics: Genotypes and the Human Face Exercise14
Ex 13 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 13, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 13, Activity 2: Building a Model Face7
Ex 13, Activity 3: Replication1
Ex 13, Activity 4: Meiosis2
Ex 13, Activity 5: Creating a New Generation2
Ex 13, Activity 6: Synthesis1
Exercise 14: Patterns of Inheritance: Pedigrees and Sex-Linked Traits4
Ex 14 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 14, Activity 1: Key Terms1
Ex 14, Activity 2: Inheritance of Sex-Linked Traits1
Ex 14, Activity 3: Genetic Pattern of Color Blindness1
Ex 14, Activity 4: Synthesis2
Exercise 15: Genetics of ABO and Rh Blood Groups8
Ex 15 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 15, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 15, Activity 2: Blood Types3
Ex 15, Activity 3: Rh Factor1
Ex 15, Activity 4: Synthesis2
Exercise 16: Structure and Replication of DNA8
Ex 16 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 16, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 16, Activity 2: Structure of DNA3
Ex 16, Activity 3: DNA Synthesis1
Ex 16, Activity 4: The Replisome1
Ex 16, Activity 5: Synthesis1
Exercise 17: Structure and Function of RNA6
Ex 17 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 17, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 17, Activity 2: Structural Differences between DNA and RNA1
Ex 17, Activity 3: Structure of tRNA1
Ex 17, Activity 4: Structure of rRNA1
Ex 17, Activity 5: Synthesis3
Exercise 18: Transcription and Translation8
Ex 18 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 18, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 18, Activity 2: Transcription1
Ex 18, Activity 3: Translation1
Ex 18, Activity 4: Transcription and Translation Chart2
Ex 18, Activity 5: Comparison of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Transcription and Translation1
Ex 18, Activity 6: Teaching Transcription1
Ex 18, Activity 7: Teaching Translation1
Ex 18, Activity 8: Synthesis1
Exercise 19: Control of Gene Expression8
Ex 19 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 19, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 19, Activity 2: Control Elements of the lac Operon1
Ex 19, Activity 3: Summary of Gene Regulation: The lac Operon2
Ex 19, Activity 4: Regulation of Gene Expression2
Ex 19, Activity 5: Positive and Negative Regulation of Gene Expression in the lac Operon2
Ex 19, Activity 6: Synthesis2
Exercise 20: Techniques of Molecular Genetics: DNA Extraction4
Ex 20 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 20, Activity 1: Key Terms1
Ex 20, Activity 2: DNA Extraction2
Ex 20, Activity 3: Synthesis1
Exercise 21: Chemosynthetic Origin of Life and the Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell6
Ex 21 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 21, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 21, Activity 2: RNA World Theory and the Chemosynthetic Origin of Life1
Ex 21, Activity 3: Major Events in Earth History1
Ex 21, Activity 4: Symbiogenesis and the Origin of Mitochondria and Chloroplasts3
Ex 21, Activity 5: Synthesis1
Exercise 22: History of Evolutionary Thought12
Ex 22 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 22, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 22, Activity 2: Darwin's Influences3
Ex 22, Activity 3: Patterns and Process4
Ex 22, Activity 4: Intelligent Design2
Ex 22, Activity 5: Synthesis2
Exercise 23: Tree Thinking: Phylogenetics10
Ex 23 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 23, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 23, Activity 2: Building a Phylogenetic Tree3
Ex 23, Activity 3: Reading and Interpreting Phylogenetic Trees3
Ex 23, Activity 4: Synthesis2
Exercise 24: Mechanisms of Evolution6
Ex 24 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 24, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 24, Activity 2: The Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium Model1
Ex 24, Activity 3: Natural Selection on Bird Beak Length4
Ex 24, Activity 4: Synthesis2
Exercise 25: Species Concepts and Speciation12
Ex 25 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 25, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 25, Activity 2: Species Concepts2
Ex 25, Activity 3: Speciation4
Ex 25, Activity 4: Reproductive Isolation and Reinforcement2
Ex 25, Activity 5: Synthesis4
Exercise 26: The Tree of Life: Survey of Bacteria and Archaea6
Ex 26 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 26, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 26, Activity 2: Attributes of Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya1
Ex 26, Activity 3: The Tree of Life2
Ex 26, Activity 4: Functional Diversity of Prokaryotes2
Ex 26, Activity 5: Global Ecosystem Engineering2
Ex 26, Activity 6: Synthesis1
Exercise 27: Survey of Eukarya: Fungi and Lichens4
Ex 27 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 27, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 27, Activity 2: Exploring Fungal and Lichen Biodiversity1
Ex 27, Activity 3: Synthesis2
Exercise 28: Survey of Eukarya: Plantae (Viridiplantae)8
Ex 28 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 28, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 28, Activity 2: Phylogenetic Position of Plantae (Viridiplantae)2
Ex 28, Activity 3: Plant Structure2
Ex 28, Activity 4: Exploring Plant Biodiversity1
Ex 28, Activity 5: Synthesis2
Exercise 29: Survey of Eukarya: Metazoa4
Ex 29 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 29, Activity 1: Key Terms1
Ex 29, Activity 2: Exploring Animal Biodiversity1
Ex 29, Activity 3: Synthesis2
Exercise 30: Animal Behavior8
Ex 30 Objectives and Background Info2
Ex 30, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 30, Activity 2: Scientific Contributions1
Ex 30, Activity 3: Observations of Animals3
Ex 30, Activity 4: Synthesis3
Exercise 31: Animal Physiology4
Ex 31 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 31, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 31, Activity 2: Effect of Temperature on Physiological Respiration2
Ex 31, Activity 3: Synthesis2
Exercise 32: Population Ecology16
Ex 32 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 32, Activity 1: Key Terms4
Ex 32, Activity 2: Survivorship Curves2
Ex 32, Activity 3: Demonstrating Exponential Growth4
Ex 32, Activity 4: Calculating Exponential Growth3
Ex 32, Activity 5: Everyday Exponential Growth: A More Realistic Example2
Ex 32, Activity 6: Comparison of Arithmetic Growth versus Exponential Growth3
Ex 32, Activity 7: Carrying Capacity and the Logistic Growth Function2
Ex 32, Activity 8: Population Dynamics: The Lotka-Volterra Equation2
Ex 32, Activity 9: Synthesis2
Exercise 33: Ecological Succession8
Ex 33 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 33, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 33, Activity 2: Ecological Succession of a Pond4
Ex 33, Activity 3: Synthesis1
Exercise 34: Biogeochemical Cycles16
Ex 34, Part 1 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 34, Part 1, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 34, Part 1, Activity 2: Sketch of the Water Cycle2
Ex 34, Part 1, Activity 3: Synthesis1
Ex 34, Part 2 Background Info1
Ex 34, Part 2, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 34, Part 2, Activity 2: Sketch of the Nitrogen Cycle2
Ex 34, Part 2, Activity 3: Synthesis2
Ex 34, Part 3 Background Info1
Ex 34, Part 3, Activity 1: Key Terms3
Ex 34, Part 3, Activity 2: Sketch of the Carbon Cycle1
Ex 34, Part 3, Activity 3: Synthesis1
Ex 34, Part 4 Background Info1
Ex 34, Part 4, Activity 1: Key Terms1
Ex 34, Part 4, Activity 2: Seeing the Big Picture1
Ex 34, Part 4, Activity 3: Synthesis1
Ex 34, Part 5 Background Info1
Ex 34, Part 5, Activity 1: Key Terms1
Ex 34, Part 5, Activity 2: Simulation of Ocean Acidification2
Ex 34, Part 5, Activity 3: Synthesis1
Exercise 35: Ecosystem Ecology: Current Issues in Ecology8
Ex 35 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 35, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 35, Activity 2: Mapping Environmental Impacts in Your Area2
Ex 35, Activity 3: Determining Descriptive versus Normative Science1
Ex 35, Activity 4: Investigating Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stability1
Ex 35, Activity 5: Synthesis3
Exercise 36: Observing Nature14
Ex 36 Objectives and Background Info1
Ex 36, Activity 1: Key Terms2
Ex 36, Activity 2: Making Observations in Nature2
Ex 36, Activity 3: Placing Organisms in an Ecological Context5
Ex 36, Activity 4: Your Place in Nature2
Ex 36, Activity 5: Synthesis2
Index4