I have to design an animal that is able to survive a wide range of environmental conditions:
First environment is a freshwater lake with a surface temperature of 10 degrees Celsius,
Second is a mountain range with air temperatures of 5 degrees Celsius during the day and -10 to -20 degrees Celsius at night,
Third environment is a desert with durastic diurnal temperature changes of 0 to - 40 degrees Celsius.
My animal has to deal with these thermal challenges. I have been designing an insect that can both swim and fly, but I am not sure if my organism should be endothermic, ectothermic etc.? And what is the best way for my insect to adapt to to the 10 degree Celsius surface water of the first environment?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 6:18 pm ad1c9bdddf
The insect that you are designing should be endothermic. The body temperature of ectotherms respond directly to the temperature of the environment they are in. An ectotherm regulates body temperature by moving itself to an environment that will allow the animal to heat up or cool down to ...
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Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations
All ammonium compounds, which contain an ammonium ion (NH4+) and a negative ion, are thermally unstable.
A. Discuss two ways that ammonium compounds decompose when they are heated. What chemical reaction is involved in the thermal decomposition of ammonium persulfate?
B. What is the most likely reason OSHA requires ammonium nitrate to be segregated for sulfur or finely divided metals? Explain your answer.
C. What is the most likely reason OSHA requires employers to protect flooring and handling areas in buildings against impregnation by ammonium nitrate and requires that the floors be constructed without open drains, traps, tunnels or pits into which molten ammonium nitrate could flow and be confined in the event of a fire?View Full Posting Details