7.S.3: Biology

7.S.3.1: Understand the Theory of Biological Evolution

7.S.3.1.1: Describe how natural selection explains species change over time.

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

7.S.3.2: Understand the Relationship between Matter and Energy in Living Systems

7.S.3.2.1: Describe how energy stored in food is primarily derived from the sun through photosynthesis.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Photosynthesis Lab

7.S.3.2.2: Describe how the availability of resources (matter and energy) limits the distribution and abundance of organisms.

 Food Chain
 Prairie Ecosystem
 Rabbit Population by Season

7.S.3.2.3: Illustrate how atoms and molecules cycle among the living and nonliving components of the biosphere.

 Cell Energy Cycle

7.S.3.2.4: Identify how energy flows through ecosystems in one direction, from photosynthetic organisms to herbivores, carnivore, and decomposers.

 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem

7.S.3.3: Understand the Cell is the Basis of Form and Function for All Living Things

7.S.3.3.1: Explain the relationships among specialized cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and organisms.

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

7.S.3.3.2: Identify the parts of specialized plant and animal cells.

 Cell Structure
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

7.S.3.3.3: Identify the functions of cell structures.

 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

7.S.3.3.5: Describe how dominant and recessive traits are inherited.

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

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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