5. Have you ever driven through a rural area and thought, “There is nothing out here”? Does that make you think that there is plenty of land “out there” for everyone? Was the area you were driving through actually fallow, or might it have been used for some purpose, such as growing trees for pulpwood or lumber? Did the rural area reassure you that your family would have enough space to live and grow, or are you still concerned? What kinds of things can one do to conserve the land? Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.
6. It is illegal in the United States to pay for a transplant organ, and doctors cannot perform the operation unless the patient is at the top of the official list. However, some wealthy people in need of a kidney transplant go overseas to other countries where the laws do not address the issue. Suppose a wealthy person finds a poor person willing to sell his or her kidney and purchases the kidney. If you or a loved one needed an organ and could afford to go overseas, would you do this? Why, or why not? What do you think would be the impact of this transaction on the donor? Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.
7. Some people like to read books, while others like to watch or play sports. Clearly, everyone prefers some activities over others. Why do you think this is? Consider choices you make concerning your own entertainment. Why do you like to do the things you do? Why does it feel good to you to do them while they might not appeal as much to someone else? Do genetics play a part in your decisions? Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.
6 (test). Distinguish between cell-mediated immunity and antibody-mediated immunity. Which cells carry out these processes? Explain how these processes work to fight infections. Your essay must be at least 200 words in length.