1: Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium II

1.2: Nervous System: Neurons

1.2.5: perform an experiment to investigate and collect data on the nervous system (reflexes) and identify specific variables involved

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

1.5: Endocrine System: Maintaining Homeostasis

1.5.1: explain how the endocrine system helps maintain homeostasis

1.5.1.c: identify the location and function of principal endocrine glands in the human organism. Include:

1.5.1.c.vii: pancreas (Islets of Langerhans)

Digestive System

3: Genetic Continuity

3.1: Genetics: Mendelian

3.1.1: demonstrate an understanding of Mendelian genetics

3.1.1.a: define the terms heredity and genetics

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.b: explain Mendel?s concept of unit characters and describe the unit theory of inheritance

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c: explain the meaning of the following terms:

3.1.1.c.x: gene

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c.xi: allele

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c.xii: homozygous

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c.xiii: heterozygous

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c.xiv: product rule

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
Microevolution

3.1.1.c.xv: punnett square

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c.xvi: genotype

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.1.c.xvii: phenotype

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.4: demonstrate an understanding of Mendelian genetics

3.1.4.a: explain the meaning of the following terms:

3.1.4.a.i: incomplete dominance

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.4.a.ii: co-dominance

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.6: interpret patterns and trends in genetic data

3.1.6.a: predict the outcome of monohybrid and dihybrid crosses for incomplete and co-dominance

Chicken Genetics

3.1.6.d: use a test cross to determine the unknown genotype of a dominant organism

Chicken Genetics

3.2: Genetics: Modern Ideas

3.2.3: summarize the main scientific discoveries that lead to the modern concept of the gene

3.2.3.d: explain the influence of polygenic traits on inheritance patterns.

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.3: Genetics: Molecular

3.3.3: explain how a major scientific milestone revolutionized thinking in the scientific communities

3.3.3.a: describe the Watson and Crick double helix model of DNA

Building DNA

3.3.4: identify and describe the structure and function of important biochemical compounds such as nucleic acids (DNA and RNA)

3.3.4.a: compare and contrast the structure of DNA and RNA

RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.3.8: explain the role of DNA and RNA (mRNA, tRNA, rRNA) in proten synthesis Include:

3.3.8.i: transcription

RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.3.8.ii: translation

RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.3.9: predict the effects of mutations on protein synthesis, phenotypes, and heredity

3.3.9.a: explain the meaning of mutation and what causes it

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.3.9.b: explain what is meant by a gene mutation and predict, in general, its effect on protein synthesis

RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.4: Genetics: Implications

3.4.1: identify in general terms the impact of genetic diseases on the homesostasis of an organism and explain the circumstances that lead to genetic diseases Include:

3.4.1.i: autosomal recessive inheritance (Tay Sachs, PKU)

Human Karyotyping

3.4.1.iii: autosomal dominant inheritance (Progeria, Huntington?s)

Human Karyotyping

3.4.1.v: x-linked recessive inheritance (color blindness, Muscular Dystrophy, Hemophilia)

Human Karyotyping

4: Evolution, Change and Diverity

4.1: Evolutionary Change: Historical Perspectives

4.1.1: explain how knowledge of evolution theory evolves as new evidence comes to light and as laws and theories are tested and subsequently restricted, revised or replaced

4.1.1.a: define the terms evolution, adaptation and variation

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

4.1.3: analyze evolutionary mechanisms such as natural selection, and artificial selection

4.1.3.a: explain the process of natural selection and artificial selection

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

4.2: Evolutionary Change: Modern Perspectives

4.2.3: explain the roles of evidence, theories and paradigms in the development of evolutionary knowledge

4.2.3.f: describe current evidence that supports the modern theory of evolution. Include:

4.2.3.f.i: fossil record

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

4.2.4: identify questions to investigate that arise from practical problems

4.2.4.a: perform calculations involving half-life

Half-life

4.2.5: analyze and describe examples where scientific understanding was enhanced or revised as the result of the invention of a technology

4.2.5.a: define population genetics, gene pool, allele frequency

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

4.2.5.b: state the Hardy-Weinberg law and explain its significance in terms of the development of evolutionary theories

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

4.2.5.c: perform calculations involving Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

4.2.9: analyze evolutionary mechanisms and their effects on biodiversity. Include:

4.2.9.a: describe conditions that have the potential to disrupt Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium

4.2.9.a.v: natural selection

4.2.9.a.v.1: stabilizing selection

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Microevolution
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

4.2.9.a.v.2: directional selection

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

4.2.9.a.v.3: disruption selection

Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

4.2.9.a.vi: sexual selection

Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

4.3: Evolution: Implications

4.3.5: use research tools to collect information on a given topic

Triple Beam Balance

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