BIO 101 Week 4 Structure and Functions of Organs

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BIO 101 Week 4 Structure and Functions of Organs
Identify an organism that lives within 50 miles of your home.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper about how the organism has adapted to survive in their specific environment. Include the following points in your paper:

  • Briefly describe the environment (temperature, landscape, food sources, etc.) and describe the organism's role in the environment. Determine which organism your chosen organism be most closely related to using a phylogenetic tree.

  • Identify the structures and functions of the main organs found in your selected organism.

  • Explain how the organism has evolved physiologically to become suited to its environment.

  • Explain how things would change if the organism were to be transplanted to a significantly different environment: 

  • Would their organ system still be as efficient?  Why or why not? 

  • Would the organism survive in this new environment?  Why or why not?

Include the diagram and other appropriate pictures in your paper and make sure to provide a full reference for the images in your reference section. 
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines including references and in-text citations. Your paper should include a well written introduction and conclusion. Use only academic research sources. 
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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