Month: February 2017

APES QOD February 28

Porous water-saturated layers of underground rock are known as A. aquifers. B. recharge areas. C. watersheds. D. runoff areas. E. water tables.

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First Five February 28/March 1

The bark of trees around Manchester, England, was covered with white lichens before the Industrial Revolution. Light-colored peppered moths that rested on the trees were camouflaged against bird predators, while dark-colored peppered moths were easily preyed upon. After a few

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APES QOD February 27

 How much do you spend each week on water? each month? each year?

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First Five February 27

 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 23/24

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. Explain what is wrong with the cartoon below that makes it funny.

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APES QOD February 23

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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APES QOD February 21

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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First Five February 21/22

How do we explain the gradual change in the characteristics of a species over time? How does this cartoon explain natural selection?

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APES QOD February 16

Some solar energy systems produce high temperature water for industrial applications and produce steam to run turbines that generate electricity. What type of solar energy system is needed for these kinds of applications? A. A flat-panel solar collector system B.

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First Five February 16/17

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

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