There are a number of structures (organelles) required to keep a cell functioning correctly. Select two organelles, outline their function and hypothesize what would happen if these structures were not functioning correctly.
Explain how an understanding of basic chemistry might help scientists cure several diseases in the future. Can you identify any areas where understanding body chemistry is a hot topic of discussion today? Please explain your answer.
One of the learning objectives this week is to understand the steps of the scientific method. What are the steps involved in the scientific method? Can you think of an everyday situation to which you may apply the scientific method? Please explain.
BIO – 101 Week 2 Discussion Question
What are the human genome project, cloning, DNA fingerprinting, genetic engineering, and stem cells? What are some pros and cons of each issue? Do you support each issue? Explain.
Someone you know would like to improve his or her appearance by visiting a tanning salon. What are the dangers of going to a tanning salon? How would you explain those dangers? How does going to a tanning salon relate to the structure and function of DNA?