Section A: Short Answer Questions (40 points)
Answer the questions in space provided. (150 word minimum response)
- In your own words What happens if homeostasis fails? (150 word minimum response)
- How do osteoblasts produce bone matrix? (150 word minimum response)
- What is the beneﬁt to muscles of continued exercise? (150 word minimum response)
- How do ﬁngernails prevent injury? (150 word minimum response)
|Section B: Virtual Lab (60) points: Animals|
ALL LABS REQUIRE A COMPLETE AND PROPERLY FORMATTED LAB REPORT; ANY ASSIGNMENT THAT DOES NOT HAVE A LAB REPORT WILL BE GIVEN A FAILING GRADE. A SAMPLE REPORT FORMAT CAN BE FOUND ON THE LINK BELOW.
- Biology Lab Report Outline
- To open the links below, right click on the link and open it in a new tab or window.
- This lab requires that you vist each link listed on this page, and takes notes and observation on everything you see.
- THERE WILL BE NO EXCUSE ACCEPTED AS TO WHY YOU CANNOT PROVIDE A PROPERLY FORMATTED REPORT.
Animals and their ancestors, the protozoans, are capable of movement. Animals have evolved many different body plans. Each phylum in the animal kingdom has a unique body plan. Click on the links below and then complete the assessment.
In this exercise you we will study a few protozoans and some of the major animal phyla.
Inorder to complete the lab you will need to visit each link and carefully read all of the information contained in each link, take notes and make important observations, complete any mini-labs and answer any questions asked in each link. All of the information will need to be included in your lab report. Your answers to the assessment questions will placed at the end of the lab report.
- Right click on the links below and open in a new tab or window.
- Complete the lab activities.
- Protozoans http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/Documents/Animals_2/Protozoans.htm
- Animal Characteristics http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/Documents/Animals_2/Animall_characteristics.htm
- Animals Without Three Germ Layers http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/Documents/Animals_2/Animals_Radial_Asymmetry.htm
- Acoelomate Animals http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/Documents/Animals_2/Platyhelminthes_body.htm
- Pseudocoelomate Animals http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/Documents/Animals_2/Nematoda.htm
- Coelomate Animal http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/Documents/Animals_2/Coelomate_Animals.htm
Using the information you gathered from your research on the website, complete the following table animal identification table, and include it in the results section of your lab report.
|Key Points To Remember|
|1. Unless you are asked for a list, ALL answers to the questions should be written in complete sentences, utilizing proper lesson vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.|
|2. If you are asked to draw any images for an assignment, pictures from the internet will not be accepted as a substitute.|