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1. SCIENTIFIC METHOD – know the definitions and be able to identify the different parts of the Scientific Methods in an example experiment.
a. OBSERVATION
b. PREDICTION
c. HYPOTHESIS
d. TEST
e. RESULTS
f. CONCLUSION
g. INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
h. DEPENDENT VARIABLE
i. CONSTANT
j. CONTROL
k. DEDUCTIVE REASONING
l. INDUCTIVE REASONING
m. SCIENTIFIC THEORY
2. CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS – know the definitions and be able to identify them for an organism (like we did in class - an animal, a plant, a bacteria and a virus)
a. CELLULAR ORGANIZATION / ORGANIZATION
i. Know the levels of classification (Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species)
ii. Know what it means for organisms to be in the same species
b. METABOLISM / RESPONSE TO STIMULUS
c. REGULATION / HOMEOSTASIS
d. GROWTH / DEVELOPMENT
e. REPRODUCTION
f. HEREDITY
g. EVOLUTION
h. Review what characteristics a virus does and does not have
i. EMERGENT PROPERTIES
3. BASIC CHEMISTRY
a. ATOM
b. ELEMENT (and what are the four most common elements in living things)
c. PROTON
d. NEUTRON
e. ELECTRON
f. ATOMIC MASS
g. ATOMIC NUMBER
h. ISOTOPE
i. COVALENT BOND
j. IONIC BOND
k. HYDROGEN BOND
l. pH (acid, base, neutral, buffers)
4. WATER
a. STRUCTURE
b. POLAR – and how does this property lead to all the others?
c. SURFACE TENSION
d. CAPILLARY ACTION
e. HIGH SPECIFIC HEAT
f. UNIVERSAL SOLVENT
g. IMPORTANCE IN BODY
5. ORGANIC MACROMOLECULES
a. What does organic mean?
b. MONOMER
c. POLYMER
d. FUNCTIONAL GROUP
e. DEHYDRATION SYNTHESIS
f. HYDROLYSIS
g. For the four classes of organic macromolecules (we discussed (CARBOHYDRATES, NUCLEIC ACIDS, PROTEINS, FATS (LIPIDS)  these are the polymers), know the following:
i. Monomer
ii. Structure
iii. Important functions
iv. Examples (especially the ones we went over in lecture)
v. Polar or Non-polar
h. For proteins and phospholipids, be able to describe how the structure contributes to the function (HINT: think about the World’s Largest Protein activity that we did in the hall)