1: Describe characteristics common to living things, including growth and development, reproduction, cellular organization, use of energy, exchange of gases, and response to the environment.

1.1: Identifying homeostasis as the process by which an organism responds to its internal or external environment

Human Homeostasis
Paramecium Homeostasis

1.3: Identifying unicellular organisms, including bacteria and protists, by their methods of locomotion, reproduction, ingestion, excretion, and effects on other organisms

Digestive System

1.4: Identifying the structure of a virus

Virus Lytic Cycle

2: Identify functions of organelles found in eukaryotic cells, including the nucleus, cell membrane, cell wall, mitochondria, chloroplasts, and vacuoles.

2.3: Listing the sequence of the mitotic cell cycle

Cell Division

3: Relate major tissues and organs of the skeletal, circulatory, reproductive, muscular, respiratory, nervous, and digestive systems to their functions.

3.1: Arranging in order the organizational levels of the human body from the cell through organ systems

Circulatory System
Digestive System

5: Identify major differences between plants and animals, including internal structures, external structures, methods of locomotion, methods of reproduction, and stages of development.

5.1: Describing the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration

Cell Energy Cycle
Photosynthesis Lab
Pond Ecosystem

6: Describe evidence of species variation due to climate, changing landforms, interspecies interaction, and genetic mutation.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

7: Describe biotic and abiotic factors in the environment.

7.1: Classifying organisms as autotrophs or heterotrophs

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

7.2: Arranging the sequence of energy flow in an ecosystem through food webs, food chains, and energy pyramids

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

8: Describe the function of chromosomes.

8.1: Identifying genes as parts of chromosomes that carry genetic traits

Human Karyotyping

10: Identify differences between deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA).

10.1: Identifying Watson and Crick as the scientists who discovered the shape of the DNA molecule

Building DNA

11: Identify Mendel's laws of genetics.

11.1: Recognizing Down’s syndrome and sickle cell anemia as inherited genetic disorders

Human Karyotyping

11.2: Using a monohybrid Punnett square to predict the probability of traits passed from parents to offspring

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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