1: Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium II

1.1: Nervous System: Neurons

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

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

1.4: Nervous System: Sense Organs

1.4.6: perform an experiment to investigate and collect data on the nervous system (sense organs) and identify specific variables involved

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

1.6: Endocrine System: Feedback Mechanisms

1.6.2: explain how the endocrine system helps maintain homeostasis

1.6.2.a: identify the location and function of principal endocrine glands in the human organism

1.6.2.a.vii: pancreas (Islets of Langerhans)

Digestive System

2: Reproduction and Development

2.5: Embryonic Differentiation and Development

2.5.1: explain the processes of fertilization and development in human reproduction

2.5.1.b: explain how fraternal and identical offspring are produced

Evolution: Mutation and Selection

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 relevant 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 relevant terms

3.1.4.a.i: incomplete dominance

Chicken Genetics
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.4.a.ii: co-dominance

Chicken Genetics

3.1.4.a.iii: multiple alleles

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.6: interpret patterns and trends in genetic data

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

Chicken Genetics

3.2: Genetics: Modern Ideas

3.2.1: summarize the main scientific discoveries that led to the modern concept of the gene

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

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.2.2: describe and illustrate the role of the chromosomes in the transmission of hereditary information from one cell to another

3.2.2.e: outline, in general terms, the gene-chromosome theory of inheritance

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.3: Genetics: Implications

3.3.6: interpret patterns and trends in genetic data

3.3.6.a: draw and interpret the patterns of inheritance shown on pedigree charts

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.4: Genetics: Molecular

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

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

Building DNA

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

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

RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.4.8: explain the role of DNA and RNA (mRNA, tRNA, rRNA) in protein synthesis

3.4.8.i: transcription

RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.4.8.ii: transaction

RNA and Protein Synthesis

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

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

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.9.d: distinguish between the two types of point mutations (gene mutations)

3.4.9.d.i: substitution

3.4.9.d.i.a: silent

Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.9.d.i.b: mis-sense

Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.9.d.i.c: nonsense

Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.10: describe factors that may lead to mutations in a cell?s genetic information

3.4.10.a: describe how McClintock?s jumping genes contribute to genetic variation

Evolution: Mutation and Selection

3.4.10.b: distinguish among the different types of chromosome mutations

3.4.10.b.ii: duplication

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.10.b.iii: inversion

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.10.b.iv: translocation

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.4.10.b.v: nondisjunction (monosomy, trisomy)

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

4: Evolution, Change, and Diversity

4.2: Evolutionary Change: Modern Perspectives

4.2.1: evaluate current evidence that supports the theory of evolution and that feeds the debate on gradualism and punctuated equilibrium

4.2.1.a: fossil record

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

4.2.1.g: identify the conditions necessary to maintain a Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

4.2.4: analyse evolutionary mechanisms such as natural selection, genetic variation, genetic drift, artificial selection, and biotechnology, and their effects on biodiversity and extinction

4.2.4.iv: non-random mating

Evolution: Mutation and Selection

4.2.4.v: natural selection

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

4.2.4.vi: sexual selection

Evolution: Mutation and Selection

4.2.6: identify questions to investigate that arise from practical problems and issues

4.2.6.a: analyse the role of sexually produced genetic variations and mutations on the process of natural selection

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

4.3: Evolution: Implications

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

Triple Beam Balance

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