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Chapter 17: 12-19

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Biology Homework Chapter 17: Eukaryotes: Fungi


Reading Preparation

Textbook assignment:Chapter 17: The Evolution of Plant and Fungal Diversity, sections 12-19.

Study Notes

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Fungi

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Perform the study activity below:

Check out the School of Life Sciences Interactive Yeast Lab..

  • Review the materials and equipment needed for the experiment.
  • Step through the procedure to create the water-yeast mixtures and ripen for 24 hours.
  • Predict which results match the flasks. What considerations did you take into account for your predictions? What gas is produced?
  • Read the explanations of the outcomes. Do they match your expectations?
  • What scientific methods were used in designing this experiment? Which setup is the control?

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.