BIO 101 VERSION 3 ENTIRE COURSE


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BIO 101 VERSION 3 ENTIRE COURSE

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BIO 101 VERSION 3 ENTIRE COURSE
 


BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 1 Individual Assignment What Is Life?


Complete the University of Phoenix Material: What Is Life? worksheet located on your student website


 


BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 1 DQS

DQ 1

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Think of an example from your everyday life in which you naturally use the scientific method. Then, using the steps of the scientific method listed in your textbook, explain how your example could be “walked through” the steps of the scientific method.

DQ 2

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What are the four major macromolecules in living organisms, and why is each one important? List a couple of facts that you find interesting about each one.

DQ 3

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Science teachers often use an analogy comparing a cell to a factory. How does this analogy help explain how a cell works?


 
 
BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 2 Individual Assignment PedigreeProject


PART I: Write a 2-3 page paper containing to following elements:
Summarize the inheritance of sex-linked traits through meiosis and how it relates to genetics.
Describeanother X-linked disorder other than hemophilia and colorblindness.
Include
its etiology (what is the gene and what does that protein do, etc.)
its symptoms
the number of individuals affected
whether it’s dominant or recessive or neither
treatment for the disease
whetheror not it’s fatal
other
Cite at least two credible and/or peer-reviewed sources other than the textbook.
Formatyour work according to APA standards.
Run Plagiarism Check Report
SignCertificate of Originality
 
PART II: Createa hypotheticalpedigreeof the X-linked disorder described in the first part containing the following elements.
At least three generations.
At least one male and female person with each genotype (normal individual, one affected individual and one carrier)
Make sure it adheres to the standard pedigree format as described in the chapter (squares and circles, colors, etc.).
Use Figures 9.32 to guide you.
 
PART III: Drawtwo monoallelic Punnett squares for this disease that result from two different matingswithin your pedigree.Use Figure 9.31 to guide you.
 
Postthe following FIVE items to the assignments folder:
 
Sex-linked traits paper
Plagiarism Checker Report
Hypothetical Pedigree
Two monoallelic Punnett Squares
 


BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 2 DQS

DQ 1

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What are DNA, chromosomes, and genes? How are the terms similar? How are they different?



DQ 2

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Choose TWO of the following topics. Define each of your choices and list some pros and cons involved with each. Try to use examples that you find interesting and/or current research in your responses as much as possible.

· the human genome project
· cloning of animals/humans
· DNA fingerprinting
· genetic engineering of plants
· stem cell research


 


BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 3 Learning Team Emerging Diseases

Prepare a 10-15 minute presentation to the classon a topic that you’ve heard about in the media or read about in the scientific literature that relates to an Emerging Disease. Include the following elements:
What is causing the disease?
Where was the disease first identified and how is it spreading (if at all)
How is the disease evolving (if at all)?
What populations are being most-impacted?
How is the disease being controlled or monitored?
Issues relevant to your specific disease
What you think the future of this disease may be
One team member post your slides as your Learning Team Assignment by no later than 6:00PM on the day it’s due.
All team members present your work in class on the day it’s due.
 
BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 3 Individual Evolution Lab
 
Review University of Phoenix Material: How to Write a Lab Report.
Complete the computer-basedEvolution Lab, available on your student website (contact technical support if you have problems: (877) 832-4867).
Write a 1-2 pagelab report of your Evolution Lab results.
Include a hypothesis and a chart of your data
Format your lab report according to “How to Write a Lab Report” and make sure it’s consistent with APA guidelines.
Run your report through Plagiarism Checker
Sign a Certificate of Originality
Post the following THREEitems to the assignments folder:
 
Lab Report
 



BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 3 DQS

DQ 1

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Pretend that you have just met someone who has never heard of “natural selection.” Explain to him/her how natural selection works. Use one particular type of organism as an example to illustrate your explanation.

DQ 2

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What is a species? How do new species form?

DQ 3

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What is biodiversity, and why is it important?



BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 4 Individual Assignment Organism Physiology Paper

Locatea diagram of an organism with the main organs and structures labeled.
 
Writea 700- to 1,050-word paper explaining how the organism in the diagram has evolved physiologically to become suited to its environment.
Make sure toinclude and reference the diagram you located in your paper.
Include an introduction, a body and a conclusion
Includeadaptations your organism has that helps it cope with
Being a predator (if it is)
Being prey (if it is)
Its climate
Its habitat
Format your paper to be consistent with APA guidelines
Runyour paper through Plagiarism Checker (see the Center for Writing Excellence) and submit this document with your paper.


BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 4 DQS


DQ 1

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What is homeostasis? Choose ONE of the following topics and discuss in detail how it is related to homeostasis in the human body.

· Diabetes
· Sweating/shivering
· The kidneys
· The lungs
· Dialysis
· The immune system


DQ 2

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Choose TWO of the following body systems and explain how they work together to maintain homeostasis in the human body. Try to choose a different pair of systems than your classmates.

· Urinary System
· Integumentary System
· Endocrine System
· Skeletal System
· Circulatory System
· Muscular System
· Respiratory System
· Lymphatic and Immune System
· Digestive System
· Reproductive System
· Nervous System



 
DQ 3

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Organisms have evolved physiologically and anatomically to adapt. Choose FIVE of the following systems and for each one, briefly explain how it has specifically allowed humans to adapt to our environment.

· Urinary System
· Integumentary System
· Endocrine System
· Skeletal System
· Circulatory System
· Muscular System
· Respiratory System
· Lymphatic and Immune System
· Digestive System
· Reproductive System
· Nervous System



BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 5 Learning Team Food Web Diagram

Select an ecosystem, such as a temperate forest, desert biome, or the Everglades.
 
Create a diagram in which you illustrate the energy flow among organisms of a food chain in a particular ecosystem. See Ch. 20 of the text for details and examples.
 
Determine the interdependency of life in your ecosystem by examining its organisms in the following ways:
 
Show some of the organisms that can be found in your ecosystem.
 
Select a few of the major organisms that live in your selected ecosystem include at least one from each of these categories:
 
Producers
Consumers
Decomposers.
 
Describe a part of your ecosystem’sfood web by addressing the following:
Name of the plant or animal
What it eats
What eats it
 
Select at least two organisms in your ecosystem
Identify the structure and function of at least three specialized features it has
Explain how these features are suited to that ecosystem
 
Evaluate potential hazards caused by humans that might affect your ecosystem’s stability and survival.
 
Present your team’s Food Web Diagram to the class in a 15-minute oral presentation with 12-16 slides illustrating the diagram and your findings.



BIO 101 VERSION 3 Week 5 DQS

DQ 1

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Explain the exponential model of population growth. Explain the logistic model of population growth. Which model is more realistic to what happens in nature? Which model does the human population most closely resemble? Explain your answers.

DQ 2

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What are ecosystems? How do they work? Describe some human activities that affect ecosystems (good or bad).

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