Month: November 2016

APES QOD December 1

Q: In the US, most municipal solid waste is disposed of by a. Composting b. Recycling c. Incineration d. Ocean Dumping e. Land filling

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First Five December 1/2

What is the building block of a protein?  Which organelle has the function of assembling proteins? DNA is located in which organelle? What does the nucleotide sequence in DNA code for?

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First Five December 5

What does the m in mRNA stand for?  How does it explain its function? What does the t in tRNA stand for? How does it explain its function? What has to happen for the process below to work?  

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APES QOD November 29

The image above best describes a a. cityscape   b. pollution entrapment   c. heat island d. skyline profile   e. temperature inversion

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First Five November 29/30

If a DNA strand has 30% Adenine (A) , what percentage of Cytosine (C) would there be? Why is this cartoon funny?

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APES QOD November 28

Q: Compared with people in developing countries, people in industrialized countries are more likely to eat: a.  Beans     b. Beef    c. Corn    d. Rice    e. Wheat

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APES QOD November 17

Which of these is a predicted outcome as the baby boomer generation reaches age 65? The retirement of baby boomers will lead to a shortage of workers Retiring baby boomers will vote to increase taxes to pay for Social Security

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First Five November 28

What is the structure of DNA? How does the structure of DNA help it make copies of itself What is the building block of DNA? Can you draw and label the three parts? (Think back to Benchmark 1 and the

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First Five November 17/18

Where in the cell is DNA found? What is the function of DNA?

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APES QOD November 15

A country currently has a population of 100 million and an annual growth rate of 3.5 percent. If the growth rate remains constant, what will be the population of this country in 40 years? (a) 150 million (b) 200 million

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