Cellular Metabolism

CELLULAR METABOLISM Cellular metabolism refers to all of the chemical processes that occur inside living cells. Energy can exist in two states: Kinetic energy – energy of motion Potential energy – stored energy. Chemical energy – potential energy stored in bonds, released when bonds are broken. Energy can be transformed form one state to another….

Human Impact on the Environment

Population Pressures Air Pollution Water Pollution Land Pollution There are about 6.6 billion people in the world and over 95 million babies are born per year – that is an average of three babies per second. The human population is said to be growing exponentially. This means that the larger the population, the faster it…

Cytology, Genetics and Model Organisms

Click me to download content CYTOLOGY Cell History: Robert Hooke (1665) discovered space compartments in corks, later on termed it as cell. Robert Brown (1833) discovered the nucleus in cells. Matthias Schleiden (1838) discovered the plant cells. Theodor Schwann (1838) discovered the animal cells. Rudolf Virchow (1855) debunked the theory of spontaneous generation. Cells only…

Hierarchy of Life / Plant Metabolism and Animal Metabolism

The Hierarchy of Life 1. Atom 2. Molecule 3. Organelle 4. Cell 5. Tissue 6. Organ 8. Organ System 9. Organism 10. Population 11. Community 12. Ecosystem 13. Biomes 14. Biosphere Metabolism – the use of energy of the body. Anabolism – uses ATP molecules to build larger molecules from smaller building blocks. Catabolism –…

Quiz yourself on the Midterm Topics

Register at: http://quizstar.4teachers.org/indexs.jsp if you are a student for the following section register under my name at: Galatians 2018 Ephesians 2018 Thessalonians 2018 Philippians 2018 Colossians 2018 Corinthians 2018 Please take the quizzes assigned to you per class. Deadline is scheduled on August 19. For your username, please use your surname and add 18. and…

Fossils and the Geologic Time Scale

What is a Fossil? A fossil is an impression, cast, original material or track of any animal or plant that is preserved in rock after the original organic material is transformed or removed. Preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past. Fossil are formed when organisms die and are buried in…

Emergency Preparedness : Preparing for the Worst

Overview of the different Hazards and Threats: Earthquakes Floods Volcanic Activity Winter / Wind Storms Wild / Home Fires Terrorism Tsunamis Industrial Accidents Pandemic Diseases Heat Advisories Why there is a need to plan? Disasters can strike quickly and without warning. Everyone will know what to do. This encourages confidence and can make everyone comfortable…