Author: EDHSBiology

First Five October 23

Explain how a thermostat is a negative feedback loop and how it maintains homeostasis. Describe the negative feedback loops  that helps you stay cool when you run the mile in PE.

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APES QOD October 23

Zebra mussels, an invasive species that is pushing species of freshwater shellfish to extinction, were introduced to the Great Lakes by: A) Migrating Native Americans B) Teenagers playing a prank C) Ballast water (sea water that ships carry for stability and

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First Five October 19/20

Explain how your body maintains a constant body temperature. How would your life be different if you were a conformer and not a regulator?

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APES QOD October 19

Present three arguments in favor of the maintenance of  biodiversity. (2000 frq #3)

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APES QOD October 17

The CITES treaty has been helpful in protecting endangered animals and plants by —(A) listing all species that can be hunted, traded, and used commercially —(B) listing those species and products whose international trade is controlled —(C) funding projects for

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First Five October 17/18

What process is shown below?  Explain why some materials can move from  one side  to the other. Describe a cell that is in an isotonic environment?

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First Five October 16

Osmosis is a form of passive transport.   The other process is referred to as active transport because it requires the cell to expend what form of chemical energy? Plants control gas exchange as well as water loss (osmoregulation) through their stomates.  Describe

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APES QOD October 16

Biodiversity hotspots are found around the world.  Describe an ABIOTIC factor and a BIOTIC factor that would explain their existence in various biomes.

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First Five October 16

 What are some important materials that might have to move across the cell membrane (both in and out) in cells? Plants control gas exchange as well as water loss (osmoregulation) through their stomates.  Describe how the stomates shown below accomplish this

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APES QOD October 12

Pandas and koalas feed exclusively on bamboo and eucalyptus, respectively. This means they are A) eusocial B) altruistic C) monogamous D) specialists E) generalists

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