Month: October 2015

APES QOD October 29

The major biological source of dissolved oxygen in the ocean comes from A) Decomposition of organic sediments on the ocean floor B) Metabolic processes of coral in reefs C) Oxidation of sulfur by bacteria in ocean vent communities D) Photosynthesis

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First Five October 29/30

Describe the difference in time and duration of a nervous system and hormone reaction in your body. How does interval training reduce muscle fatigue over time?

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APES QOD October 27

Biodiversity hotspots are defined by which two criteria? A) The number of endemic species and the degree of threat. B) The number of endemic species and the monetary value. C) High biodiversity and no imminent threats caused by human activities. D)

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First Five October 27/28

 What is type II diabetes  and why are more young people being diagnosed with it? Plants control gas exchange as well as water loss (osmoregulation) through stomates.  Describe how the stomates shown below accomplish this important role in homeostasis.

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First Five October 26

Explain which method provided the most accurate results when measuring lung capacity. What environmental conditions affect your vital lung capacity and why?

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APES QOD October 26

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 22/23

Why did your heart rate go up with a straw during exercise compared to when you climbed the stairs without a straw? What is the function of your lungs? What is homeostasis?

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APES QOD October 22

Illegal hunting for profit is called Subsistence hunting Sport hunting Poaching Commercial hunting Partial hunting

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APES QOD October 20

Why do introduced species often become pests? a. They displace native species b. They increase biodiversity c. They do not adapt well to local habitats d. They contribute to habitat fragmentation e. They have low biotic potential

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First Five October 20/21

Label each of the solutions the cells are placed in as hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic.

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