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.
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.
3.1.B.A2.3: Describe the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration in photosynthetic organisms.
3.1.B.A4: Cell Cycles
3.1.B.A4.1: Summarize the stages of the cell cycle.
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.
3.1.B.A4.4: Compare and contrast a virus and a cell. Relate the stages of viral cycles to the cell 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).
3.1.B.A5.3: Explain how the cell membrane functions as a regulatory structure and protective barrier for the cell.
3.1.B.A5.4: Describe transport mechanisms across the plasma membrane.
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.
3.1.B.A8: Unifying Themes
3.1.B.A8.1: Recognize that systems within cells and multicellular organisms interact to maintain homeostasis.
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.
3.1.B.B1.2: Explain the basic process of DNA replication.
3.1.B.B1.3: Describe the basic processes of transcription and translation.
3.1.B.B1.5: Explain how mutations can alter genetic information and the possible consequences on resultant cells.
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.
3.1.B.B3.3: Describe how transcription and translation result in gene expression.
3.1.B.B3.4: Differentiate among the end products of replication, transcription, and translation.
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).
3.1.B.B5.3: Explain how the processes of replication, transcription, and translation are similar in all organisms.
3.1.B.B5.5: Demonstrate how inherited characteristics can be observed at the molecular, cellular, and organism levels.
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.
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.
Correlation last revised: 1/22/2020