Tutor profile: Dawn S.
Subject: Environmental Science
What is a real-life situation that relates to the tragedy of the commons?
A real-life example of the tragedy of the commons would be fishing. There are limits on the size of fish that can be caught and the limits on each species. Fish are part of a common resource for the community as a large. Limits are put in place so that they are not over-fished which would result in depletion of the common resource.
What are the four major macromolecules found in the human body and their monomers?
The four major macromolecules and their monomers are as follows: 1. proteins-amino acids 2. lipids-fatty acids and glycerol 3. carbohydrates-monosaccharides or simple sugars 4. nucleic acids-nucleotides
What are the four bone types and their characteristics?
The four bone types and their characteristics are as follows: 1. Flat bones which function to protect soft tissues like that of the brain or thorax. 2. Long bones that bear weight and provide structural support. 3. Short bones that allow a wider range of movement. 4. Irregular bones which have a variety of shapes and usually have projections for attachment of muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
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