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APES QOD August 21

Which of the following is part of a positive feedback mechanism associated with global climate change? A. Increased gas mileage in cars. B. Increased cloudiness caused by more moisture in the atmosphere. C. Melting of Arctic sea ice. D. Increased

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First Five August 21

What are the building blocks of lipids? What is an example? How many calories in sugar do you drink every day? 1% Milk is 103 calories per cup.

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First Five August 17/18

Which of the four organic molecules controls and promotes chemical reactions? Carbo-loading can help you race without hitting the wall—as long as you do it right. What types of foods should athletes eat before the race to make sure they

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APES QOD August 17

Possible effects of a warmer atmosphere include which of the following? Expanded ranges of tropical diseases More intense hurricanes and typhoons Increased crop damage from pests and diseases a. I only b. II only c. I and III only d.

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First Five August 15

 What five parts make up the abstract in a lab report at ELD? Why do chili peppers taste hot when NO other plants have this ability?

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First Five May 25/26

In relation to natural selection, evolution is the A) process B) outcome C) mechanism D) purpose Justify your answer.

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May 23/24

 Visalia’s current population is approximately 130,000 people.  In 2000, the population was approximately 95,000 people.  Calculate  the percent increase in human population in Visalia over that time period. Explain how a exponential curve shape differs from a logistic curve in

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First Five May 22

  1. Why are eco-transportation corridors needed to maintain biodiversity? 2.  Approximately 59 percent of the world’s biggest mammalian carnivore species—including the tiger— and 60 percent of the largest herbivores are now listed on the International Union for Conservation of

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First Five May 18/19

 At one time there were over 10,000 grizzly bears in California, but people’s fear of the enormous animal drove the bears to extinction. The last California grizzly bear was shot in Tulare County in 1924. Explain why so many apex predators are

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First Five May 16/17

1. Let’s look at our food chain to see how biomagnification works. Let’s say for example that each plankton has one microscopic drop of methyl mercury. One krill eats 25 plankton that would mean that each krill would have__________ microscopic

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