Month: February 2016

APES QOD March 1

Use the following answers for the next four questions: A) Coal B) Oil C) Natural gas D) Nuclear power E) Methane hydrate Recovery of resources is not feasible with current technology and prices Combustion releases large amounts of mercury into

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First Five March 1/2

 Why is variation within a species important in regards to evolution? What adaptations do you have that have allowed humans to be so successful?

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First Five February 29

Natural selection acts only on observed phenotypes.  Explain why a heterozygous genotype can survive while a homozygous recessive genotype can not if the recessive allele is deadly. Why is the cartoon below funny?

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APES QOD February 29

These questions refer to the following energy sources. (A) Biomass (B) Wind (C) Tidal energy (D) Nuclear fission (E) Sunlight 1. The source that produces long-lived hazardous wastes 2. The source that is converted directly into electrical energy by photovoltaic cells

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APES QOD February 25

Which of the following is a problem associated with abandoned coal mines? A. Thermal pollution of streams in the area. B. Acid drainage due to leaching of spoil heaps by rainwater. C. Air pollution caused by smog from ozone formation.

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First Five February 25/26

Based on the length of the timeline how old is the Earth? How does this cartoon explain natural selection?

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APES QOD February 23

Which of the following metals is considered an energy source? A. Uranium B. Cobalt C. Mercury D. Copper E. Palladium

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First Five February 23/24

 How is the check lab story like a theory? What does the picture below tell us?

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First Five February 22

“For 3.5 billion years evolution has been taking notes. It tries experiments. It wakes up each morning, does a little mutagenesis, changes a nucleotide here and there, and sees how it works. If it is a success, it keeps the

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APES QOD February 22

—Which of the following is the most abundant element in Earth’s crust? —A. Oxygen B. Aluminum C. Iron D. Nitrogen E. Argon

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