Month: October 2016

APES QOD November 2

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 November 1/2

Antibodies are your bodies last line of defense in response to an infection.  To what does your body create these molecules in response to? HIV/AIDS is a very serious illness.  Why is HIV/AIDS so dangerous?

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APES QOD October 31

The GREATEST threat to aquatic biodiversity is: A. Reduction of upwelling events B. Habitat loss C. Introduction of invasive species D. Intrusion of freshwater E. Aquaculture practices

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First Five October 31

Why are students required to be vaccinated before attending school? How does the vaccine prevent you from getting sick? With the large amount of sugar being consumed today what hormone is going to be in short supply?

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APES QOD October 27

Illegal hunting for profit is called A) Subsistence hunting B) Sport hunting C) Poaching D) Commercial hunting E) Partial hunting

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First Five October 27/28

Create a Venn Diagram comparing the nervous and endocrine systems. How do drugs and toxins affect the function of neurotransmitters?

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APES QOD October 25th

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

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First Five October 25/26

You have been invited to speak to the freshman health class about healthy living.  Since homeostasis and feedback loops are a characteristic of all living organisms, describe what you will tell them about how blood glucose levels are maintained and why

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APES QOD October 24

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 24

Explain how a thermostat is a negative feedback loop and how it maintains homeostasis. Why did your heart rate go up with a straw during exercise compared to when you climbed the stairs without a straw?  Describe how your respiratory and

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