BIOL-1409 Laboratory Exam 1 Review
Unit 1: Lab Safety
There are no questions from this Lab on the Lab Exam.
Unit 2: Taxonomy
Apply Linnaean’s classification system to analyze relatedness.
Explain how advances in taxonomy such as phylogenetics have changed the way organisms are classified.
Compare and contrast binomial nomenclature and common names.
Unit 3: Bacteria & Archaea
Identify characteristics of prokaryotes including morphology and energy production.
Distinguish between prokaryotes that are autotrophic, heterotrophic and chemotrophic.
Distinguish between prokaryotes based on their morphology including cocci, bacilli, and spirilla.
Describe the structure of bacterial DNA.
Unit 4: Protista
Describe the diversity and complexity of organisms classified under Protista.
Compare and contrast protist motility including pseudopodia, cilia, and flagella.
Distinguish between protists that are autotrophic, heterotrophic, and mixotrophic.
Distinguish between filamentous forming and colony associating protists.
Unit 5: Plant Circulation
Compare and contrast the structure and function of xylem and phloem in plant circulation.
Hypothesize what factors affect transpiration rate.
Explain the role water plays in transpiration.
Compare and contrast transpiration with non-vascular water consumption.
Unit 6: Plant Reproduction
Compare and contrast vascular and non-vascular plant reproduction.
Compare and contrast structure and function of bisexual and unisexual plants including gymnosperms and angiosperms.
Identify plants as non-seed forming and seed forming.
Explain alternation of generations during a plant’s life cycle.
Apply double fertilization to angiosperms.
Unit 7: Fungi
Distinguish characteristics between the four major phyla of the fungi kingdom.
Connect decomposers and saprophytes including hyphae and mycelium.
Hypothesize why fungi have different and complex reproduction techniques including spores and dikaryon.
Describe the commercial uses of fungi.
Unit 8: Laboratory Exam 1