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AP Bio - Introduction

Image Credits: Biology (Campbell) 9th edition, copyright Pearson 2011, & The Internet. Provided under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Based on original presentation by David Knuffke.
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Transcript of AP Bio - Introduction

Welcome to AP Biology
Science!
2 things:
A way to think.
A body of knowledge
Notes on the "Scientific Method"
Reductionism: Complex Simple
Systems Thinking
Let Us Begin...
Is a thing just the sum of it's parts?
Each level of organization emerges from the interactions of the components of the level beneath
2 Major Modes of Scientific Thought
A Generalized System
System
Surroundings
Input
Output
Process
Feedback
Negative Feedback
Positive Feedback
To understand systems, models are necessary.
The complexity of models is inherently limited.
DNA
Evolution
Regulation
Energy Processing
Development
Reproduction
How Can We Define Life?
Highly Ordered
Response
Cells
The Fundamental Unifying Theory of Biology
Charles Darwin!
The world is very old
Natural Selection
Common Ancestry
Life's Three Domains:
Bacteria
Archaea
Eukarya
Heirarchical Classification
Heat
Heat
Light
Chemical
Energy
Different Energy sources for different organisms
The fundamental units of life
RNA
Protein
Why is Science* so Important?
* And technology, engineering and math
Science = Passion
Science = Progress
Science = Hope for the Future
Top row: Merit-Ptah, Archimedes, Aristotle, Ibn al-Haytham, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Isaac Newton;
Second row: Carl Linnaeus, James Hutton, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Robert Brown, Michael Faraday, Charles Darwin, Ada, Lady Lovelace, Gregor Mendel;
Third row: Louis Pasteur, Lord Kelvin, James Clerk Maxwell, Nikola Tesla, Ellen Swallow Richards, Max Planck, Ernest Rutherford, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein;
Fourth row: Max Born, Niels Bohr, Erwin Schrödinger, Linus Pauling, Enrico Fermi, Werner Heisenberg, Paul Dirac, RDML Grace Hopper, Alan Turing;
Bottom row: Hedy Lemarr, Richard Feynman, Rosalind Franklin, E. O. Wilson, Carl Sagan, Jane Goodall, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Unit 8: Ecology
Unit 1: Cells and Molecules
Unit 2: Transport
Unit 3: Energy
Unit 4: Communication
Unit 5: Reproduction
Unit 6: Genetics
Unit 7: Evolution and Diversity
Moves an organism away from a homeostatic set point.
Moves an organism towards a homeostatic set point.
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