LS: Life Science

LS.1: The Cell

LS.1.2: Identify and describe structural and functional differences among organelles

 Paramecium Homeostasis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

LS.1.4: Compare active and passive cellular transport


LS.1.5: Analyze the movement of water across a cell membrane in hypotonic, isotonic, and hypertonic solutions


LS.2: The Molecular Basis of Heredity

LS.2.7: Identify the basic structure and function of nucleic acids (e.g., DNA, RNA)

 Building DNA
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

LS.2.8: Describe the relationships among DNA, genes, chromosomes, and proteins

 Human Karyotyping

LS.2.11: Calculate the probability of genotypes and phenotypes of offspring given the parental genotypes

 Chicken Genetics
 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

LS.2.13: Identify possible positive and negative effects of advances in biotechnology

 Human Karyotyping

LS.3: Biological Evolution

LS.3.14: Analyze evidence on biological evolution, utilizing descriptions of existing investigations, computer models, and fossil records

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

LS.3.22: Describe the role of viruses in causing diseases and conditions (e.g., AIDS, common colds, smallpox, influenza, warts)

 Virus Lytic Cycle

LS.4: Interdependence of Organisms

LS.4.23: Illustrate the flow of carbon, nitrogen, and water through an ecosystem

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle

LS.4.24: Analyze food webs by predicting the impact of the loss or gain of an organism

 Forest Ecosystem

LS.4.25: Evaluate the efficiency of the flow of energy and matter through a food chain/pyramid

 Food Chain

LS.4.26: Analyze the dynamics of a population with and without limiting factors

 Food Chain

LS.4.27: Analyze positive and negative effects of human actions on ecosystems

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

LS.5: Matter, Energy, and Organization of Living Systems

LS.5.29: Use balanced equations to analyze the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Chemical Equations

LS.6: Systems and the Behavior of Organisms

LS.6.35: Explain how selected organisms respond to a variety of stimuli

 Human Homeostasis
 Paramecium Homeostasis

LS.7: Personal and Community Health

LS.7.37: Explain how fitness and health maintenance can result in a longer human life span

 Digestive System

LS.7.42: Summarize the uses of selected technological developments related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases or disorders

 Human Karyotyping

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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