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

Evolution

BIO.1.a: observations of living organisms are recorded in the lab and in the field;

Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Evolution
Meowsis
Photosynthesis

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

Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric
Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Evolution
Meowsis
Photosynthesis

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
Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Evolution
Meowsis
Photosynthesis

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

Seasons Around the World
Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Evolution
Meowsis
Photosynthesis

BIO.1.e: conclusions are formed based on recorded quantitative and qualitative data;

Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Evolution
Meowsis
Photosynthesis

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
Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Meowsis
Photosynthesis

BIO.1.m: current applications of biological concepts are used.

Cell Respiration
Diffusion
Enzymes
Evolution
Photosynthesis

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

Photosynthesis

BIO.2.b: the structure and function of macromolecules;

Cell Respiration
Enzymes
Photosynthesis

BIO.2.c: the nature of enzymes; and

Cell Respiration
Enzymes

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
Cell Respiration
Photosynthesis

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

Photosynthesis

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

Paramecium Homeostasis

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

Cell Structure
Paramecium Homeostasis
Cell Respiration

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
Cell Respiration
Diffusion

BIO.3.e: the impact of surface area to volume ratio on cell division, material transport, and other life processes.

Diffusion
Photosynthesis

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
Diffusion

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

BIO.5.a: cell growth and division;

Cell Division
Meowsis

BIO.5.b: gamete formation;

Meowsis

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)
Meowsis

BIO.5.f: genetic variation;

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution
Meowsis

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 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 - Metric

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

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

BIO.7.e: scientific evidence and explanations for biological evolution.

Evolution

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
Evolution

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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