Standard Course of Study
B.2.01: Compare and contrast the structure and functions of the following organic molecules:
B.2.01.d: Nucleic acids.
B.2.02: Investigate and describe the structure and functions of cells including:
B.2.02.a: Cell organelles.
B.2.03: Investigate and analyze the cell as a living system including:
B.2.03.a: Maintenance of homeostasis.
B.2.04: Investigate and describe the structure and function of enzymes and explain their importance in biological systems.
B.2.05: Investigate and analyze the bioenergetic reactions:
B.2.05.a: Aerobic Respiration.
B.3.01: Analyze the molecular basis of heredity including:
B.3.01.b: Protein synthesis (transcription, translation).
B.3.01.c: Gene regulation.
B.3.02: Compare and contrast the characteristics of asexual and sexual reproduction.
B.3.03: Interpret and predict patterns of inheritance.
B.3.03.a: Dominant, recessive and intermediate traits.
B.3.03.b: Multiple alleles.
B.3.03.c: Polygenic inheritance.
B.3.03.d: Sex-linked traits.
B.3.03.f: Test cross.
B.3.03.h: Punnett squares.
B.3.05: Examine the development of the theory of evolution by natural selection including:
B.3.05.a: Development of the theory.
B.3.05.b: The origin and history of life.
B.3.05.c: Fossil and biochemical evidence.
B.3.05.d: Mechanisms of evolution.
B.4.01: Analyze the classification of organisms according to their evolutionary relationships.
B.4.01.c: Similarities and differences among the eukaryotic kingdoms: Protists, Fungi, Plants, Animals.
B.4.01.d: Classify organisms using keys.
B.4.02: Analyze the processes by which organisms representative of the following groups accomplish essential life functions including:
B.4.02.a: Unicellular protists, annelid worms, insects, amphibians, mammals, non vascular plants, gymnosperms and angiosperms.
B.4.02.b: Transport, excretion, respiration, regulation, nutrition, synthesis, reproduction, and growth and development.
B.4.04: Analyze and explain the interactive role of internal and external factors in health and disease:
B.4.05: Analyze the broad patterns of animal behavior as adaptations to the environment.
B.4.05.b: Learned behavior.
B.5.01: Investigate and analyze the interrelationships among organisms, populations, communities, and ecosystems.
B.5.01.a: Techniques of field ecology.
B.5.01.c: Carrying capacity.
B.5.02: Analyze the flow of energy and the cycling of matter in the ecosystem
B.5.02.a: Relationship of the carbon cycle to photosynthesis and respiration.
B.5.02.b: Trophic levels - direction and efficiency of energy transfer.
B.5.03: Assess human population and its impact on local ecosystems and global environments:
B.5.03.b: Factors associated with those changes.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017