B.SB1: Students will analyze the nature of the relationships between structures and functions in living cells.

B.SB1.a: Explain the role of cell organelles for both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, including the cell membrane, in maintaining homeostasis and cell reproduction.

 Paramecium Homeostasis

B.SB1.c: Identify the function of the four major macromolecules (i.e., carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids).

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

B.SB1.d: Explain the impact of water on life processes (i.e., osmosis, diffusion).

 Osmosis
 Paramecium Homeostasis

B.SB2: Students will analyze how biological traits are passed on to successive generations.

B.SB2.a: Distinguish between DNA and RNA.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

B.SB2.b: Explain the role of DNA in storing and transmitting cellular information.

 DNA Analysis
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

B.SB2.f: Examine the use of DNA technology in forensics, medicine, and agriculture.

 DNA Analysis
 Human Karyotyping

B.SB3: Students will derive the relationship between single-celled and multi-celled organisms and the increasing complexity of systems.

B.SB3.a: Explain the cycling of energy through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Photosynthesis Lab
 Pond Ecosystem

B.SB3.c: Examine the evolutionary basis of modern classification systems.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

B.SB3.d: Compare and contrast viruses with living organisms.

 Virus Lytic Cycle

B.SB4: Students will assess the dependence of all organisms on one another and the flow of energy and matter within their ecosystems.

B.SB4.a: Investigate the relationships among organisms, populations, communities, ecosystems, and biomes.

 Food Chain
 Rabbit Population by Season

B.SB4.b: Explain the flow of matter and energy through ecosystems by

B.SB4.b.1: Arranging components of a food chain according to energy flow.

 Food Chain

B.SB4.b.3: Explaining the need for cycling of major nutrients (C, O, H, N, P).

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Pond Ecosystem

B.SB4.d: Assess and explain human activities that influence and modify the environment such as global warming, population growth, pesticide use, and water and power consumption.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Greenhouse Effect

B.SB4.f: Relate animal adaptations, including behaviors, to the ability to survive stressful environmental conditions.

 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

B.SB5: Students will evaluate the role of natural selection in the development of the theory of evolution.

B.SB5.c: Explain how fossil and biochemical evidence support the theory.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

B.SB5.d: Relate natural selection to changes in organisms.

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

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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