Great expectations for the first exam in Biology 1306 Fall 2010
the shared characteristics of life
the parts of an atom.
molecule, cohesion, adhesion, polarity.
the four most commonly found elements in organisms
disaccharides, polysaccharide, amino acid, triglyceride, fatty acid,
phospholipid, glycoprotein, lipoprotein, nucleic acid, nucleotide,
deoxyribonucleic acid, ribonucleic acid, lipids, amino acid, peptide bond,
Know the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
Know which cells are in which kingdom
Know the difference between plant and animal cells
Know the function of all organelles
Know how turgor pressure develops in a plant
Know which organelles are involved in the endosymbiont theory
Great Expectations 2. Things you are expected to know for the second exam in Biology 1306
1. Know the difference between C3, C4, and CAM photosynthesis.
2. Know the difference between cyclic and non cyclic photophosphorylation.
3. Know who discovered the steps in the light independent steps of photosynthesis.
4. Be able to compare and contrast the light dependent and light independent
reactions of photosynthesis
5. Know where the different parts of photosynthesis are occurring within the cell
6. Be able to compare and contrast aerobic and anaerobic respiration with regard to
shared pathways, oxygen requirements, ATP produced, system requirements, and
7. Be able to compare and contrast glycolysis, the Krebs cycle, and electron transport phosphorylation.
8. Know where the different stages of cellular respiration occur
9. Know the internal structures of a chloroplast in the mitochondrion
10. Know where ATP is being used in photosynthesis and respiration and where it is being made in photosynthesis and respiration.
11. Know how endergonic reactions differ from exergonic reactions.
12. Know what is necessary for an enzyme reaction to occur.
13. Know why activation energy is needed for some enzyme reactions to occur.
14. Compare and contrast active transport, osmosis, diffusion and facilitated diffusion. Know which ones require energy and if energy is not required state what is driving the movement.
15. Describe a redox reaction.
16. Compare and contrast phagocytosis and pinocytosis.
17. Know the components making up most biological membranes. Be able to discuss why each of the components is important to an organism (i.e. its function).
18. Be able to describe how an enzyme works and how it interacts with other chemicals.
19. Know what environmental factors may affect how well an enzyme functions.
20. Know types of passive transport
21. Be able to determine if a solution is hypotonic or hypertonic based on the behavior of a cell put in that solution
22. Be able to compare and contrast endocytosis and exocytosis and know the terms used when referring to liquids and solids
c) activation energy
e) condensation synthesis
f) dehydration synthesis
g) active site
h) allosteric inhibition
i) feedback or end point inhibition
j) photo system
l) Hans Krebs
m) Melvin Calvin
n) RuBP carboxylase/oxygenase
Know the difference between the three types of diffusion
KNOW THE BALANCED EQUATIONS FOR RESPIRATION AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Great Expectations 3 -Things you are expected to know for the third exam in Biology 1306
1. Be able to compare and contrast mitosis and
meiosis. Know what you start with and what you finish with
in regard to
chromosome number. Know the difference between a haploid and diploid cell.
2. Know what happens, and in what order, the
stages are in both mitosis and meiosis. Know where each
occurs within an
organism. Know where homologous chromosomes separate and where chromatids separate. Know where variability occurs in
3. Know the stages of the cell cycle and what happens at each stage.
4. Know the history of genetic research such as
who was the father of genetics, how
Darwin’s theories fit into what we know about
genetics and what and why the first organisms were used to study genetics.
5. Know how gametes are made from a given
genotype (i.e. What gametes can be made from
an organism of genotype AAaa or
6. Know how to determine blood type.
7. Know how incomplete dominance and co-dominance differ.
8. Know how to figure genotypic and phenotypic ratios
9. Know how to do a monohybrid and dihybrid cross.
11. Pedigree charts and Karyotyping
12. Human genetic conditions
13. sex linked conditions
14. chromosome abnormalities