Month: January 2016

First Five January 28/29

 Analyze the following cartoon.  Draw a Punnet Square and write a paragraph to explain it. 

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APES QOD January 28

The use of nitrogen based fertilizers in the Midwestern US is a major contributing factor to which of the following? A) Spread of the Nile Virus B) Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico C)Water shortages in communities near the Great

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APES QOD January 26

The three crops that provide the majority of the humanity’s nutrients and calories are A. cassava, corn, and rice B. corn, beans, and potatoes C. wheat, rice, and corn D. corn, soybeans, and barley E. sorghum, millet, and cassava

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First Five January 26/27

One of SpongeBob’s cousins with heterozygous round eyes (Rr) had children with someone who also had hybrid round eyes (Rr). * Create a Punnett square to show the possible offspring that would result from this cross. * Give the genotypes and

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APES QOD January 25

Factors contributing to the rise in world hunger include all of the following EXCEPT (A) unequal distribution of available food supplies (B) loss of or decline in arable land (C) increasing rate of population growth (D) increasing poverty in developing

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First Five January 25

Indicate whether each genotype is a heterozygous  or homozygous. TT _____     Pp _____     dd _____     Ff _____     Tt ____ Which ones would be considered purebred? ___________ In SpongeBob’s family, a yellow body color (Y) is dominant to blue (y) color.

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First Five January 21/22

 Which traits do you have? Trait Frequency in General Population *  Tongue rolling  –  Can roll tongue – 70% Cannot roll tongue – 30% *  Handedness  – Right handed – 93% Left handed – 7% * Hand clasping  – Left

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APES QOD January 21

The three signal words that may be found on a pesticide label in the order of most toxic to least toxic are: a. danger>caution>warning b. danger>warning>caution c.  toxic>irritant>safe

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APES QOD January 19

Although the use of DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, a test of body tissue of an average United States resident today would most likely reveal the presence of DDT because A) DDT is the breakdown product

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First Five January 19/20

Carp fish have 52 pairs of  chromosomes.  How may chromosomes would be in the body cells and in the gametes of a carp? If the environment is stable and NOT changing is meiosis important?

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