2018-2019 BIology Semester 1 Study Guide


Biology Semester 1 Final Study Guide Ch 1-13
*Review the vocabulary and the key concepts (both in bold letters) throughout the text.
**Go over the multiple choice exercises at the end of each chapter.
Concepts you should review:
-        Thinking like a scientist
-        Setting up a controlled experiment
-        How a theory develops
-        The water molecule
-        Macromolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, proteins)
-        “Macromolecules Lab”
-        Enzymes
-        Levels of organization in an ecosystem
-        Feeding relationships
-        Ecological pyramids
-        Cycles of matter
-        The greenhouse effect
-        Community Interactions
-        “Predator Prey Lab”
-        “M & M Lab”
-        Carrying capacity
-        Density-dependent and density-independent limiting factors
-        Classifying resources
-        The value of biodiversity
-        Introduced species
-        What does CER stand for?
-        Eukaryotic cell structure (organelles and their functions)
-        Osmosis, The effects of osmosis on cells, Osmotic pressure
-        The photosynthesis equation, Light and pigments
-        The Calvin cycle
-        Cellular respiration, Glycolysis, Fermentation
-        Mitosis (4 phases)
-        Cell cycle regulators
-        Gregor Mendel’s peas
-        Punette square
-        Meiosis
-        Griffith and transformation
-        DNA and chromosomes
-        The structure of RNA, Types of RNA
-        Transcription, Translation
-        Mutations
-        Selective breeding
-        Manipulating DNA, genetic engineering
-        Transforming bacteria

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