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Chapter 1 Review

The Science of Biology

What careers in biology study
microscopic living things?


a). Bacteriologists

b). Physicians

c). Geneticists

d).Botanists


Microscopes

My mass will change if I go from earth
to Jupiter


True


False


My weight will change if I go from earth
to Pluto.


True


False

Mass vs. Weight

When a biologist studies only one
branch of biology, it is known as
_______.


a)
Biotechnology

b)
Resolution

c)
Specialization

d)
Scientific method



What branch of Biology studies
structures that make up living things?

a)
Genetics

b)
Microbiology

c)
Physiology

d)
Taxonomy

e)
Anatomy

Anatomy

What branch of Biology studies
classification of living things?

a)
Genetics

b)
Microbiology

c)
Physiology

d)
Taxonomy

e)
Anatomy

Taxonomy

What branch of Biology studies
heredity of living things?

a)
Genetics

b)
Microbiology

c)
Physiology

d)
Taxonomy

e)
Anatomy

Genetics

What branch of Biology studies
function of the structures that make
up living things?

a)
Genetics

b)
Microbiology

c)
Physiology

d)
Taxonomy

e)
Anatomy


Physiology

The first step in problem
-
solving is to
_____________.


a)
identify the problem

b)
form a conclusion

c)
gather information

d)
design an experiment


Scientific Method:

1.
Identify & State the Problem

2.
Gather Information

3.
State a Hypothesis

4.
Design an Experiment

5.
Make Observations & Record Data

6.
Organize & Analyze Data

7.
State a Conclusion

Scientific Method:

What’s the difference between mass
and weight?


Mass is the amount of matter an object
contains


Weight is a measure of the pull of gravity on
an object

Kilo is an SI prefix meaning
_____________.

a)
100

b)
0.0001

c)
10

d)
1000


Common SI Prefixes

Prefix

Symbol

Meaning

kilo
-

hecto
-

deka
-

k

h

dk

1000

100

10

deci
-

centi
-

milli
-

d

c

m

0.1

0.01

0.001

What is volume?


Volume is the amount of space an object takes
up.

Meniscus


The
meniscus

is the curve in the upper
surface of a standing body of liquid,
produced in response to the surface of
the container or another object. It can be
either convex or concave.

A measure of how clear an object
appears under a microscope is
called ________.

a)
Magnification

b)
Transmission

c)
Simulation

d)
Resolution



Calculate the total magnification if the
ocular lens was 10x and the objective
lens you were using was 100x? What
is the total magnification?

a)
30x

b)
200x

c)
1000x

d)
20x


TEM and SEM

What type of microscope produces
a three dimensional image of the
object being studied?

a)
Simple Microscope

b)
Transmission Electron Microscope
(TEM)

c)
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

d)
Compound Light Microscope