BS.3: Understand the unity, diversity, and interrelationships of organisms, including their relationship to cycles of matter and energy in the environment

BS.3.1: Describe biogeochemical cycles within ecosystems

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle

BS.3.2: Explain the chemical reactions that occur in photosynthesis and cellular respiration that result in cycling of energy

Cell Energy Cycle
Photosynthesis Lab

BS.3.3: Explain how matter and energy flow through living systems and the physical environment

Cell Energy Cycle
Food Chain

BS.3.4: Explain dynamic equilibrium in organisms, populations, and ecosystems; explain the effect of equilibrium shifts

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Food Chain
Rabbit Population by Season

BS.4: Understand the structures and functions of living organisms and how organisms can be compared scientifically

BS.4.1: Describe different cell parts and their functions

Cell Structure
RNA and Protein Synthesis

BS.4.2: Explain how cells are specialized into different tissues and organs

Digestive System

BS.4.4: Describe how homeostatic balance occurs in cells and organisms

Human Homeostasis
Paramecium Homeostasis

BS.4.5: Describe the components and functions of a variety of macromolecules active in biological systems

Digestive System

BS.4.6: Explain the organization of life on Earth using the modern classification system

Dichotomous Keys
Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

BS.5: Understand genetics and biological evolution and their impact on the unity and diversity of organisms

BS.5.1: Explain the theory of evolution and describe evidence that supports this theory

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

BS.5.2: Explain the theory of natural selection

Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

BS.5.3: Explain the structural properties of DNA and the role of DNA in heredity and protein synthesis

Building DNA
RNA and Protein Synthesis

BS.5.4: Explain how Mendel's laws of heredity can be used to determine the traits of possible offspring

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

BS.5.5: Explain chromosomal mutations, their possible causes, and their effects on genetic variation

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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