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Biodiversity and evolution

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Need this worksheet completed by Saturday. Must watch the Botany of Desire video for the worksheet then answer the questions. Below are the links for the worksheet.;Botany of Desire worksheet links: http://video.pbs.org/video/1283872815/;http://www.pbs.org/thebotanyofdesire/viewers-guide.php;Attachment Preview;BS101_Unit_8_Botany_of_desire_worksheet (1).doc Download Attachment;Page 1 of 2;Virtual Lab: Biodiversity and evolution;Worksheet;Assignment I;Newspeciesarediscoveredonadailybasis.Researchandidentifynewspeciesthathaverecentlybeen;discoveredineachkingdom(in the last 5 years). Describeeachspeciesbycompletingtheinformation;below(cite your sources using proper APA internal citation-author (or group) and;year of publication & reference page). Anexamplehasbeenprovidedbelow;KINGDOM;1.Bacteria;SCIENTIC;NAME;Pseudomonas;aeruginosa;strain NY3;HABITAT;Isolated from a;site in Shaanxi;Province in;China, where;soils had been;contaminated;by oil;IDENTIFYING/;UNIQUE;CHARACTERISTIC;Author, year;Produces;rhamnolipids" which;degrade polycyclic;aromatic;hydrocarbons (like in;an oil spill);Oregon State;University;2010;2.Archaea;3.Protista;4.Plantae;5.Fungi;6.Animalia;Assignment II;WatchthemovieBotanyofDesireandanswerthequestionsbelow.;7.Whatiscoevolution?;8.Whatisartificialselection?;9.Explainwhyifnotforgrafting,everyappleinthe;worldwouldbeitsowndistinctvariety.;10.Givesomeexamplesofthevisual,olfactory,and;tactiledevicesthatflowersemploytogetthe;attentionofanimals.;11.Howdidevolutionarypressureonthetulips;changeinthe1600s?;12.Whatcausesabrokentulip?;Page 2 of 2;13.Howdoplantsencourageanimalstoseekoravoid;them,suchasbittertastingcompounds,oran;abundanceofsugar?Whyisitmoreadvantageousfor;aplantspoisontorepelthantokill?;14.Whatisanandamide?Whatexplanationsare;givenforitsexistence?;15.Whatwouldbetherepercussionsofnot;forgetting?;16.Whatisgeneticmodification?;17.Whatdoesunsustainablemean?;18.Whatareanysynonymsorothersimilar;terminologyforthewordunsustainable?;19.Whatareonebenefitandonedrawbackto;theNewLeafpotato?;20.Thinkoftheproductsyouhaveusedtoday(food;furniture,transportation,clothes,medicines,shelter;etc.).Howmanydifferentbiologicalspeciesare;representedbytheseproducts(makealist).;21.Whatdoyouthinkmighthappentocivilization;intheabsenceofbiodiversity?;References

 

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