3.1: Biological Sciences

3.1.B: Genetics

3.1.B.A1: Common Characteristics of Life

3.1.B.A1.2: Compare and contrast the cellular structures and degrees of complexity of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.

 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis

3.1.B.A2: Energy Flow

3.1.B.A2.1: Identify the initial reactants, final products, and general purposes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Photosynthesis Lab
 Pond Ecosystem

3.1.B.A2.3: Describe the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration in photosynthetic organisms.

 Cell Energy Cycle

3.1.B.A4: Cell Cycles

3.1.B.A4.1: Summarize the stages of the cell cycle.

 Cell Division

3.1.B.A4.3: Explain the role of mitosis in the formation of new cells and its importance in maintaining chromosome number during asexual reproduction.

 Cell Division

3.1.B.A4.4: Compare and contrast a virus and a cell. Relate the stages of viral cycles to the cell cycle.

 Virus Lytic Cycle

3.1.B.A5: Form and Function

3.1.B.A5.1: Relate the structure of cell organelles to their function (energy capture and release, transport, waste removal, protein synthesis, movement, etc).

 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.B.A5.3: Explain how the cell membrane functions as a regulatory structure and protective barrier for the cell.

 Cell Structure
 Osmosis

3.1.B.A5.4: Describe transport mechanisms across the plasma membrane.

 Osmosis

3.1.B.A7: Molecular Basis of Life

3.1.B.A7.2: Compare and contrast the functions and structures of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.B.A8: Unifying Themes

3.1.B.A8.1: Recognize that systems within cells and multicellular organisms interact to maintain homeostasis.

 Paramecium Homeostasis

3.1.B.B1: Heredity

3.1.B.B1.1: Explain that the information passed from parents to offspring is transmitted by means of genes which are coded in DNA molecules.

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

3.1.B.B1.2: Explain the basic process of DNA replication.

 Building DNA

3.1.B.B1.3: Describe the basic processes of transcription and translation.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.B.B1.5: Explain how mutations can alter genetic information and the possible consequences on resultant cells.

 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

3.1.B.B3: Molecular Basis of Life

3.1.B.B3.2: Explain how the process of DNA replication results in the transmission and conservation of the genetic code.

 Building DNA

3.1.B.B3.3: Describe how transcription and translation result in gene expression.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.B.B3.4: Differentiate among the end products of replication, transcription, and translation.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.B.B5: Unifying Themes

3.1.B.B5.2: Distinguish among observed inheritance patterns caused by several types of genetic traits (dominant, recessive, codominant, sex-linked, polygenic, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles).

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

3.1.B.B5.3: Explain how the processes of replication, transcription, and translation are similar in all organisms.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.B.B5.5: Demonstrate how inherited characteristics can be observed at the molecular, cellular, and organism levels.

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

3.1.B.C1: Natural Selection

3.1.B.C1.3: Explain how evolution through natural selection can result in changes in biodiversity through the increase or decrease of genetic diversity within a population.

 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

3.1.B.C3: Unifying Themes

3.1.B.C3.2: Interpret data from fossil records, anatomy and physiology, and DNA studies relevant to the theory of evolution.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

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