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A syllabus includes general information about a class
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26 Aug 2007 18:57Jump!
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This site introduces and explains each AP Biology lab. Visit the site and work through the activities before each lab.
11by mcourtneymcourtney
07 Sep 2007 11:15Jump!
Items that do not fit into any one chapter
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16 Nov 2007 21:53Jump!
Some things are just fun to know
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19 Nov 2007 00:35Jump!
Suggestions on how to study, take tests, make better grades, etc.
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14 Mar 2008 13:21Jump!
Unit 1: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Discussions of topics raised in Unit 1: Chemistry and Biochemistry
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This chapter is a review of Basic Chemistry
615by mcourtneymcourtney
27 Aug 2007 16:55Jump!
The unique properties of water make life on Earth possible
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29 Aug 2007 16:43Jump!
Living organisms are made up of chemicals based mostly on the element carbon
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31 Aug 2007 15:30Jump!
Small organic molecules join together to form carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids, the building materials of life
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06 Sep 2007 13:45Jump!
Unit 2: The Cell
Discussion of topics raised in Unit 2: The Cell
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The cell is the basic unit of structure and function for all organisms. Everything an organism does occurs, fundamentally, at the cellular level.
819by peglegpegleg
05 Dec 2007 16:29Jump!
The ability of the cell to discriminate in its chemical exchanges with its environment is fundamental to life. The plasma membrane and its component molecules make this selectivity possible.
89by mcourtneymcourtney
23 Sep 2007 18:04Jump!
Cells communicate with each other, most often by chemical signals. This chapter discusses the main mechanisms by which cells receive, process, and respond to chemical signals from other cells
926by ARCARC
17 Oct 2007 01:37Jump!
Omnis cellula e cellula
817by ARCARC
17 Oct 2007 01:49Jump!
Sex and all that stuff
88by mcourtneymcourtney
12 Oct 2007 09:38Jump!
Unit 3: Cell Energetics
A discussion of the topics raised in Unit 3, Cell Energetics
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The concepts of metabolism presented in this chapter concern how energy and matter flow through the chemical processes of life
720by JennJenn
01 Nov 2007 15:15Jump!
Cells harvest the chemical energy stored in organic molecules and use it to generate ATP, the molecule that drives most cellular work.
917by ARCARC
13 Nov 2007 02:25Jump!
Photosynthesis nourishes almost the entire living world, directly or indirectly, by capturing light energy and converting it into chemical energy stored in the bonds of sugar and other organic molecules.
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06 Nov 2007 16:05Jump!
Unit 4: Heredity
A discussion of the topics raised in Unit 4: Heredity
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Modern genetics began in an abbey garden, where a monk, Gregor Mendel, documented a particulate mechanism of inheritance
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13 Nov 2007 10:01Jump!
This chapter describes the chromosomal basis for the transmission of genes from parents to offspring
919by JennJenn
28 Nov 2007 21:30Jump!
Unit 5: Molecular Biology
A discussion of the topics raised in Unit 5, Molecular Biology
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This is the story of how biologists deduced that DNA is the genetic materials, how Watson and Crick discovered its structure, and how cells replicate and repair it.
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08 Feb 2008 16:15Jump!
The DNA inherited by an organism leads to specific traits by dictating the synthesis of proteins
55by mcourtneymcourtney
15 Jan 2008 10:09Jump!
Experiments with bacteria and viruses have been instrumental in working out the molecular mechanisms of replication, transcription and translation
614by ARCARC
08 Feb 2008 16:19Jump!
The human genome includes 25,000 genes. Managing so much DNA requires that the genome be elaborately organized.
66by mcourtneymcourtney
27 Jan 2008 22:51Jump!
The Human Genome Project was complete in 2003. New DNA techniques have launched a revolution but also raise difficult social and ethical problems
66by mcourtneymcourtney
10 Feb 2008 15:28Jump!
In this chapter, we examine the basic mechanisms that guide development and differentiation from zygote to mature organism
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18 Feb 2008 14:18Jump!
In which we use plasmids to add several genes to E. coli
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05 Mar 2008 10:48Jump!
Unit 6: Evolutionary Biology
A discussion of the topics raised in Unit6, Evolutionary Biology
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A new era of biology began on November 24, 1859, the day Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
79by mcourtneymcourtney
14 Mar 2008 13:05Jump!
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