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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microbiology
Ch. 2 - Disproving Spontaneous Generation
Ch. 3 - Chemical Principles of Microbiology
Ch. 4 - Water
Ch. 5 - Molecules of Microbiology
Ch. 6 - Cell Membrane & Transport
Ch. 7 - Prokaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 8 - Eukaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 9 - Microscopes
Ch. 10 - Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Ch. 11 - Controlling Microbial Growth
Ch. 12 - Microbial Metabolism
Ch. 13 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 15 - DNA Replication
Ch. 16 - Central Dogma & Gene Regulation
Ch. 17 - Microbial Genetics
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 21 - Viruses, Viroids, & Prions
Ch. 22 - Innate Immunity
Ch. 23 - Adaptive Immunity
Ch. 24 - Principles of Disease
Introduction to Energy
Laws of Thermodynamics
Chemical Reactions
Enzyme Activation Energy
Enzyme Binding Factors
Enzyme Inhibition
Introduction to Metabolism
Negative & Positive Feedback
Redox Reactions
Introduction to Aerobic Cellular Respiration
Types of Phosphorylation
Entner-Doudoroff Pathway
Pentose-Phosphate Pathway
Pyruvate Oxidation
Krebs Cycle
Electron Transport Chain
Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration
Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Concept #1: Introduction to Energy

Practice: Which of the following is an example of potential energy?

a) Water rushing over a water fall.

b) A glucose molecule.

c) A spring being released and expanding rapidly.

d) An ant foraging (moving around) for food.

Practice: Which of the following is NOT a form of kinetic energy?

a) When the temperature of a substance rises causing the molecules of that substance to move faster.

b) When a hockey puck slides across the ice after being hit by a player.

c) When glucose molecules are broken down to create energy for cellular work.

d) When the molecules of the air vibrate transmitting soundwaves.

Concept #2: Introduction to Energy

Practice: Why are the principles of thermodynamics important for the study of biology?

a) The principles of thermodynamics govern the chemical processes in all biological organisms.

b) The principles of thermodynamics govern how an organism exchanges energy with their environment.

c) The principles of thermodynamics govern how all life on Earth exchanges energy.

d) All of the above.

Practice: Which of the following is NOT an example of a biological system?

a) A human eating a cheeseburger.

b) A coral reef where energy and mass both enter and exit.

c) The digestive system of an organism absorbing food energy and discarding food waste.

d) The universe where the amount of energy and mass is constant.