BIO.1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which

BIO.1.b: hypotheses are formulated based on direct observations and information from scientific literature;

 Effect of Temperature on Gender

BIO.1.c: variables are defined and investigations are designed to test hypotheses;

 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Pendulum Clock
 Real-Time Histogram
 Sight vs. Sound Reactions

BIO.1.d: graphing and arithmetic calculations are used as tools in data analysis;

 Seasons Around the World

BIO.1.f: sources of error inherent in experimental design are identified and discussed;

 Real-Time Histogram

BIO.1.i: appropriate technology including computers, graphing calculators, and probeware, is used for gathering and analyzing data, communicating results, modeling concepts, and simulating experimental conditions;

 Electromagnetic Induction

BIO.2: The student will investigate and understand the chemical and biochemical principles essential for life.

BIO.2.d: the capture, storage, transformation, and flow of energy through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain
 Photosynthesis Lab
 Pond Ecosystem

BIO.3: The student will investigate and understand relationships between cell structure and function.

BIO.3.a: evidence supporting the cell theory;

 Paramecium Homeostasis

BIO.3.b: characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells;

 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis

BIO.3.c: similarities between the activities of the organelles in a single cell and a whole organism;

 Paramecium Homeostasis

BIO.3.d: the cell membrane model; and

 Cell Structure

BIO.4: The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria and Eukarya.

BIO.4.c: how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;

 Digestive System
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 Pollination: Flower to Fruit

BIO.4.d: human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

BIO.5: The student will investigate and understand common mechanisms of inheritance and protein synthesis.

BIO.5.a: cell growth and division;

 Cell Division

BIO.5.d: prediction of inheritance of traits based on the Mendelian laws of heredity;

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

BIO.5.f: genetic variation;

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection

BIO.5.g: the structure, function, and replication of nucleic acids;

 Building DNA

BIO.5.h: events involved in the construction of proteins;

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

BIO.5.j: exploration of the impact of DNA technologies.

 DNA Fingerprint Analysis

BIO.6: The student will investigate and understand bases for modern classification systems.

BIO.6.a: structural similarities among organisms;

 Dichotomous Keys
 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

BIO.6.b: fossil record interpretation;

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

BIO.6.d: examination of biochemical similarities and differences among organisms; and

 Dichotomous Keys

BIO.7: The student will investigate and understand how populations change through time.

BIO.7.a: evidence found in fossil records;

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

BIO.7.b: how genetic variation, reproductive strategies, and environmental pressures impact the survival of populations;

 Microevolution
 Natural Selection
 Rabbit Population by Season
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

BIO.7.c: how natural selection leads to adaptations;

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

BIO.8: The student will investigate and understand dynamic equilibria within populations, communities, and ecosystems.

BIO.8.a: interactions within and among populations including carrying capacities, limiting factors, and growth curves;

 Food Chain
 Rabbit Population by Season

BIO.8.b: nutrient cycling with energy flow through ecosystems;

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain

BIO.8.d: the effects of natural events and human activities on ecosystems; and

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Pond Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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