Give three reasons that help explain why science is vital to our well being?
Examine the graphs under the "Class Averages for Garden Microclimates" heading. Comment on each of the six graphs, in other words, what does each one mean and why do your think each biome (ecosystem) is different even though they are only several feet away from each other?
Watch the following video interview, Mr Nye explains his view of creationism and evolution. Do you agree or disagree? What is he really saying about people who believe in creationism, and what is he saying about people who embrace evolution?
Why are mountain ecosystems often called "islands of biodiversity"? What other ecosystems could also fit this description?
Mendel's genetics laws still apply today, yet there was no understanding of DNA or chromosomes. So why is his data and findings still relavent in todays high tech science?
The Translation phase of the central dogma has two basic players tRNA and mRNA, how are they used to make the product of translation?
Your job is to find 3 words or concepts that are important to chapter 4.1 "Energy for life", list and explain each word/concept. In addition,develop a list of 1 question about this chapter. Center your questions on the 5 W’s and how. Your comments will be worth 5 badges/points.
After watching the immunity video answer the following? What do you think is the copy machine in the nucleus? What ribbon is the copy machine (RNA or DNA) and what is the copy machine spitting out (DNA or RNAm)? What is the blue peanutty thing they refer to in the video?
If a cell skipped metaphase during mitosis, how might this affect the two daughter cells?
After watching the Transcription and Translation videos what did you think? Did it clearly portray each stage simply so that students your age could understand it? Could you make a better one? For an extra 5 badges make one using Educreations! Mr.Delsol
After watching the video,"making observations..asking questions", what do you think the little "seeds" are or what type of questions do you have that might help determine what the are or where they came from? Post your comments each one are worth achievements.
As you explore our new and improved website you will notice that sprinkled through its chapters are quotes about journeys and quests. Which one is your favorite and why? What quote do you think is missing?
Each post you make may earn you achievements as you help others understand or question what we discover. Ask questions and suggest ways to test our quests!