BIOL1409 Laboratory Exam 2 ReviewUnit 9 Invertebrate and VertebratesCompare


BIOL-1409 Laboratory Exam 2 Review

Unit 9: Invertebrate and Vertebrates

  • Compare

and contrast the major structures and functions of invertebrates and vertebrates.

  • Identify phyla as invertebrates or vertebrates: Porifera, Cnidaria, Platyhelminthes, Annelida, Arthropoda, Mollusca, Echinodermata, Chordata and Vertebrata.
  • Identify structural differences and similarities between major classes of vertebrates.
  • Classify organisms as displaying radial, bilateral symmetry or asymmetry.
  • Unit 10: Animal Structure

    • Identify patterns in the organization of organisms including cells, tissues, organs and organ systems.
    • Explain how the major structures of the integumentary, skeletal and muscular systems influence their function.
    • Compare and contrast the four major types of tissue: epithelial, connective, muscle, and nerve.

    Unit 11: Circulatory Respiratory Systems

    • Explain the function of the heart and blood in the circulatory system.
    • Describe the structure and function of the respiratory system highlighting respiration.
    • Explain how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to maintain homeostasis.

    Unit 12: Sensory Nervous Systems

    • Identify the structures and function of neurons including dendrites, axons and synapses.
    • Identify the major structures and functions of the central and peripheral systems.
    • Distinguish between the somatic and autonomic systems of the peripheral nervous system.

    Unit 13: Ecology

    • Define ecology as interactions amongst organisms and their environment.
    • Analyze the effects of abiotic and biotic factors in an ecosystem.
    • Assess how generalists and specialists define habit tolerance.

    Unit 14: Ecological Interactions

    • Hypothesize how habitat influences niches.
    • Explain how substances accumulate in trophic levels through biomagnification.
    • Analyze the effects of changes in a food web.

    Unit 15: (no lab)

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