AP Biology Pre-Discussion Questions: Regulation 4- Nutrition

Instructions:

Topic Presentation:

Textbook Reading:

Principles of Life:

OpenStax Biology:

Biozone Pages:

Supplementary Resources:

Crashcourse Biology Videos:

Crashcourse Anatomy & Physiology Videos:

Videos by Paul Andersen

Questions to answer:

Things you should make sure you understand:

Instructions:  

Topic Presentation:  

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Textbook Reading:

Principles of Life:

OpenStax Biology:

Biozone Pages:

Volume 2:

Supplementary Resources:

Crashcourse Biology Videos:

The Digestive System: CrashCourse Biology #28

Crashcourse Anatomy & Physiology Videos:

The material in this video is addressed by Videos 33 - 37 on the CrashCourse Anatomy & Physiology Playlist.

Videos by Paul Andersen

Plant Nutrition & Transport

The Digestive System

Organ Systems

Cooperative Interactions


Questions to answer:

  1. Explain the role of nutritional systems in contributing to the maintenance of homeostasis in organisms.
  2. Explain the process of fungal nutrition.
  3. If autotrophs can make their own food, why do they have any nutritional requirements?
  4. How are nutrients absorbed at the roots of plants?
  5. How do plants acquire nitrogen?  Why is nitrogen necessary for plants?
  6. Explain the purpose of the adaptations found in carnivorous plants and parasitic plants.
  7. Where do the four major stages of nutrition (ingestion, digestion, absorption, elimination) occur in a human?
  8. Copy and fill in the following chart

Organ

Example(s) of Chemical Digestion

Example(s) of Physical Digestion

Mouth

Stomach

Small Intestine

  1. Explain how food is absorbed in to the mammalian body.
  2. Diagram the blood glucose level feedback loop.

Things you should make sure you understand:

(feel free to ask questions about them in class)