Tutor profile: Madison D.
Subject: Study Skills
I am struggling to balance my sports and extracurricular schedule with completing all of my homework assignments. How can I learn to balance it?
First lets take a look at your overall schedule and see what time is filled up and what time is open. Next we could figure out the priority of each class and the grade you want to receive in each class before allocating specific times to doing the work for each subject. Finally, we could create a digital or paper tracker for you to keep track of all of your assignments.
Subject: Basic Chemistry
How would we describe the differences between ionic and covalent bonds?
The difference between the two is how the electrons are shared ( or not shared). In a covalent bonds, two non metals share electrons so that each atom hopefully has an octet of electrons to make it stable ( as we can diagram in a Lewis structure). In an ionic bond, a metal donates an electron to a non metal creating a metal cation ( with a positive charge) and a nonmetal anion that is negatively charged.
How would we describe the differences between mitosis and meiosis?
Chromosome duplication for the mitotic cycle results in duplicated chromosomes (or pairs of two sister chromatids) while in meiosis tetrads form (2 pairs of sister chromatids form). In prophase 1 of meiosis, crossing over occurs causing genetic recombination, but it does not occur in prophase for mitosis. The process of mitosis results in two diploid daughter cells that are each identical to the parent cell while meiosis results in 4 haploid cells. The differences in ploidy through out the steps of mitosis, meiosis 1 and meiosis 2 can be diagramed for memorization.