Directions: <To encourage you to read current events related to biology in the news, in specified weeks, you are required to identify, read, and analyze an article from the popular press that relates to a current issue in biology. The article should relate as much as possible to the current topics we’re studying in class.… Continue reading <other examples of mainstream news sources for articles include the new york times, the san francisco chronicle, the oakland tribune, the los angeles times, the economist, wired, scientific american, time, or newsweek.
Final Research Proposal Assignment <40 points possible <Overview: <The final research proposal is a much more detailed version of the preliminary proposal. (Note <that the rubric is different!!!) It must include exactly what you are planning to do and have <support from the primary scientific literature. The following sections are required: <Title: <The title should… Continue reading For example, “temperature and fruit flies” is too vague but “the effect of changing
Write an essay on the organs of the human respiratory system. You must include all organs in the human body responsible for intaking oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide.
Submit 3 short paragraphs… a) Firstly, over recent years, considerable evidence has been collected supporting, directly, changes in climate, or, indirectly, the impact of climate change on global, regional, or local processes. Briefly, describe one such impact or process. Give the citation of your source or information. b) Secondly, much of the evidence of climate… Continue reading C) climate change has a variety of impacts on plants, and society.
Some of your paper can concisely narrate the two ancestors’ tales. However, you should also explain what it means to you. In what sense do we object to the distinction between ‘higher (advanced) animals’ and ‘lower (primitive) animals’? How does the concept of the “ladder-of-life” or scala naturae fail?
Find a primary literature article that is related to GMOs. Post the link to that article and provide a 500 word summary of the article.
Write an essay on the eight different classes of vertebrate animals. Your essay must include two examples for each class of vertebrate. < Minimum Word Count: 800 words.