SPI 3210.1: All living things are made of cells that perform functions necessary for life.

SPI 3210.1.1: Identify the cellular organelles associated with major cell processes.

Cell Structure
Paramecium Homeostasis
RNA and Protein Synthesis

SPI 3210.1.3: Distinguish among proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

RNA and Protein Synthesis

SPI 3210.1.6: Determine the relationship between cell growth and cell reproduction.

Cell Division

SPI 3210.1.8: Compare and contrast active and passive transport.


SPI 3210.2: All life is interdependent and interacts with the environment.

SPI 3210.2.1: Predict how population changes of organisms at different trophic levels affect an ecosystem.

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

SPI 3210.2.2: Interpret the relationship between environmental factors and fluctuations in population size.

Food Chain
Rabbit Population by Season

SPI 3210.2.3: Determine how the carrying capacity of an ecosystem is affected by interactions among organisms.

Food Chain

SPI 3210.2.5: Make inferences about how a specific environmental change can affect the amount of biodiversity.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

SPI 3210.3: Matter cycles and energy flows through the biosphere.

SPI 3210.3.1: Interpret a diagram that illustrates energy flow in an ecosystem.

Food Chain

SPI 3210.3.2: Distinguish between aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

Cell Energy Cycle

SPI 3210.3.3: Compare and contrast photosynthesis and cellular respiration in terms of energy transformation.

Cell Energy Cycle

SPI 3210.3.4: Predict how changes in a biogeochemical cycle can affect an ecosystem.

Carbon Cycle

SPI 3210.4: Organisms reproduce and transmit hereditary information.

SPI 3210.4.1: Identify the structure and function of DNA.

Building DNA

SPI 3210.4.2: Associate the process of DNA replication with its biological significance.

Building DNA

SPI 3210.4.3: Recognize the interactions between DNA and RNA during protein synthesis.

RNA and Protein Synthesis

SPI 3210.4.4: Determine the probability of a particular trait in an offspring based on the genotype of the parents and the particular mode of inheritance.

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

SPI 3210.4.7: Describe how meiosis and sexual reproduction contribute to genetic variation in a population.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection

SPI 3210.5: A rich variety and complexity of organisms have developed in response to changes in the environment.

SPI 3210.5.2: Recognize the relationship between form and function in living things.

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

SPI 3210.5.3: Recognize the relationships among environmental change, genetic variation, natural selection, and the emergence of a new species.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

SPI 3210.5.5: Apply evidence from the fossil record, comparative anatomy, amino acid sequences, and DNA structure that support modern classification systems.

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

SPI 3210.5.6: Infer relatedness among different organisms using modern classification systems.

Dichotomous Keys

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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