State Performance Indicators
SPI 3210.1.1: Identify the cellular organelles associated with major cell processes.
SPI 3210.1.3: Distinguish among proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.
SPI 3210.1.6: Determine the relationship between cell growth and cell reproduction.
SPI 3210.1.8: Compare and contrast active and passive transport.
SPI 3210.2.1: Predict how population changes of organisms at different trophic levels affect an ecosystem.
SPI 3210.2.2: Interpret the relationship between environmental factors and fluctuations in population size.
SPI 3210.2.3: Determine how the carrying capacity of an ecosystem is affected by interactions among organisms.
SPI 3210.2.5: Make inferences about how a specific environmental change can affect the amount of biodiversity.
SPI 3210.3.1: Interpret a diagram that illustrates energy flow in an ecosystem.
SPI 3210.3.2: Distinguish between aerobic and anaerobic respiration.
SPI 3210.3.3: Compare and contrast photosynthesis and cellular respiration in terms of energy transformation.
SPI 3210.3.4: Predict how changes in a biogeochemical cycle can affect an ecosystem.
SPI 3210.4.1: Identify the structure and function of DNA.
SPI 3210.4.2: Associate the process of DNA replication with its biological significance.
SPI 3210.4.3: Recognize the interactions between DNA and RNA during 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.
SPI 3210.4.7: Describe how meiosis and sexual reproduction contribute to genetic variation in a population.
SPI 3210.5.2: Recognize the relationship between form and function in living things.
SPI 3210.5.3: Recognize the relationships among environmental change, genetic variation, natural selection, and the emergence of a new species.
SPI 3210.5.5: Apply evidence from the fossil record, comparative anatomy, amino acid sequences, and DNA structure that support modern classification systems.
SPI 3210.5.6: Infer relatedness among different organisms using modern classification systems.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017