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Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Dr. Stuart Reichler Bio 311D


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Port-au-Prince, Haiti after earthquake (1/12/10)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1242929/Haiti-earthquake-pictures-How-natural-disaster-ripped-island-apart.html


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

http://images.mirror.co.uk/upl/m4/jan2010/8/0/leogane-haiti-pic-dm-ian-vogler-745564000.jpg


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUd0U-ZZZgw 0:30 sec.


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Haiti won independence from France in 1825, but had to pay reparations until 1947.

http://www1.american.edu/ted/ice/haiti-hurricane.htm


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

More than 75% of energy in Haiti is provided by charcoal.

In 1980, Haiti still had 25% of its forests, as of 2004, only 1.4% of Haiti's forests remained

Border between Haiti (deforested area at left) and the Dominican Republic. NASA photo.

http://www.justhaiti.org/project.htm


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Haiti

http://www.piphaiti.org/overview_of_haiti2.html

The Dominican Republic

http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/L/Randall.B.Langerhans-1/dr/mountains.jpg


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Haiti was struck by four tropical storms in 2008.

The flooded city of Gonaives after Hurricane Hanna, September 3, 2008.Image credit: Lambi Fund of Haiti.

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=1413


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

The hurricanes of 2008 destroyed 22,702 homes and damaged another 84,625. About 800,000 people were affected--8% of Haiti's total population. The flooding wiped out 70% of Haiti's crops.

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=1413


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

http://www1.american.edu/ted/ice/haiti-hurricane.htm


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Dr. Stuart Reichler Bio 311D


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: If your diet lacks iron (Fe), what might happen to you?


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: If your diet lacks iron (Fe), what might happen to you?

A: Iron is needed for hemoglobin to bind O2, without it O2 will not be distributed, and cellular respiration will stop.


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: What does the inside of the small intestine look like, and how is the structure of the small intestine related to its function?


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: What does the inside of the small intestine look like, and how is the structure of the small intestine related to its function?

A: Any one of these descriptions is ok. It is undulated, it has villi, a large surface area. This large surface area is necessary for the efficient absorption of nutrients.


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: Why are victims of severe burns also susceptible to infections?


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: Why are victims of severe burns also susceptible to infections?

A: The skin is an important barrier to pathogens. If it is damaged, pathogens can enter.


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: During plant evolution, what plant cell type was necessary for the evolution of shoots? Explain.


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Q: During plant evolution, what plant cell type was necessary for the evolution of shoots? Explain.

A: Sclerenchyma, these thick-walled cells allow the needed support AND transport.


Studying biology

Start with a question.

For example:

How? Why? When? Where? Etc?

How do we get answers?

Strong Inference presents one method

(article on webpage)

Studying Biology:


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Why are giraffes' necks so long?


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Average feeding height


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

Most feeding occurs below neck height.

The primary function of the giraffes' long neck is not for feeding.


Dr stuart reichler bio 311d

They do use their necks for fighting and defense.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7HCIGFdBt8


Studying biology1

Start with a question.

For example:

How? Why? When? Where? Etc?

How do we get answers?

Strong Inference presents one method

(article on webpage)

Studying Biology:


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