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    AP Biology Summer Prework

     
    Below you will find a list of topics that you would want to be familiar with before coming into day 1 of AP Biology
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Advanced Placement Biology   Pre-Work

    On day one I expect for you to know the following

     

    The scientific method

     

    Definitions

                    atom      molecule       isotope       ions       covalent bond      ionic bond             polarity

                    acids      bases        solution             homeostasis        theory      solute      solvent              hypertonic           hypotonic                osmosis                                catalyst                 enzyme                 ETS                        diploid  haploid          allele               genotype                phenotype           heterozygous      homozygous       dominant             recessive               codon    angiosperm         prokarytotic                eukaryotic            bryophyte            gymnosperm      monocot               dicot      gametophyte       sporophyte          coelom                  dormancy         
                   

    Know the following functional groups

                hydroxly        amine             carboxyl         phosphate     aldehyde

     

    Know the following Processes

                dehydration synthesis                     hydrolysis

     

    Describe the following Organic Macromolecules – examples, building blocks, functions

                Carbohydrates

                Lipds

    Nucleic acids

                Protiens

     

    Know the Parts of the cell

                Organelles and their functions

                fluid mosaic model of the cell membrane

                cell theory

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    I expect that you will have done a cursory review of the following topics:

                Outline photosynthesis and respiration

     

                Structure of DNA                             DNA replication - semi-conservative

     

                Transcription and translation

     

                Mitosis and Meiosis

     

                Mendel’s laws and simple genetics problems                           

     

                Darwin's observation on natural selection and evolution

     

                Bacteria          viruses           protists           fungus

     

                Plant evolution and diversity                   

     

                Animal Diversity:    Sponges ® Mammals        

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