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OAE - Biology: Homeostasis of Organisms - Chapter Summary
Re-familiarize yourself with homeostasis and the role it plays in the preservation and development of organisms. We'll help you remember all the terms and scientific laws concerning homeostasis that you'll be tested on during the OAE Biology exam. After this chapter, you'll be ready to:
- Explain how homeostasis regulates growth and reproduction in the body
- Describe how nutrition and exercise affect health
- Discuss the environment's impact on organisms' bodies
- Identify the role of viruses and microorganisms in homeostasis
Review these helpful lessons, each individually crafted by our passionate instructors, to brush up on the phenomenon of homeostasis. Study in the library, in bed, or in the park, from any Internet-capable device. Then, head on over to our self-assessment quizzes to see how much of the material you've retained.
OAE Biology: Homeostasis of Organisms - Chapter Objectives
In the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Biology exam, there are five content domains, each tackling a different topic in biology. One of the five domains, focused on biological unity and diversity, incorporates questions about homeostasis in living organisms. Twenty percent of the questions on the OAE Biology exam appear in this domain. The exam is made up of 150 multiple-choice questions. You will have three hours to complete the test.
New teachers planning on teaching life sciences and those who simply wish to become qualified to teach a new subject, must pass the Biology OAE. The passing score for the exam is 220.
1. Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis in Organisms
What makes something a living thing? In this lesson, you will refresh your knowledge of three important features of living things -- growth, reproduction, and homeostasis.
2. Effects of Nutrition, Exercise & Environment on Health
In this lesson you will learn about how nutrition, exercise, and environment affect your health. A quiz following the lesson will test what you have learned.
3. The Impact of Viruses & Microorganisms on Homeostasis
Viruses and bacteria are so tiny that you can't even see them without a microscope. Even though they are extremely small, both can have a huge impact on how good or how bad you feel. Keep reading to find out more about how a bacteria can make the difference between having a bellyache or not!
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