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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.

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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:
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Most feeding occurs below neck height.

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

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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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