1: Describe characteristics common to living things, including growth and development, reproduction, cellular organization, use of energy, exchange of gases, and response to the environment.
1.1: Identifying homeostasis as the process by which an organism responds to its internal or external environment
1.3: Identifying unicellular organisms, including bacteria and protists, by their methods of locomotion, reproduction, ingestion, excretion, and effects on other organisms
1.4: Identifying the structure of a virus
Virus Lytic Cycle
2: Identify functions of organelles found in eukaryotic cells, including the nucleus, cell membrane, cell wall, mitochondria, chloroplasts, and vacuoles.
2.3: Listing the sequence of the mitotic cell cycle
3: Relate major tissues and organs of the skeletal, circulatory, reproductive, muscular, respiratory, nervous, and digestive systems to their functions.
3.1: Arranging in order the organizational levels of the human body from the cell through organ systems
5: Identify major differences between plants and animals, including internal structures, external structures, methods of locomotion, methods of reproduction, and stages of development.
5.1: Describing the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration
Cell Energy Cycle
6: Describe evidence of species variation due to climate, changing landforms, interspecies interaction, and genetic mutation.
Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
7: Describe biotic and abiotic factors in the environment.
7.1: Classifying organisms as autotrophs or heterotrophs
7.2: Arranging the sequence of energy flow in an ecosystem through food webs, food chains, and energy pyramids
8: Describe the function of chromosomes.
8.1: Identifying genes as parts of chromosomes that carry genetic traits
10: Identify differences between deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA).
10.1: Identifying Watson and Crick as the scientists who discovered the shape of the DNA molecule
11: Identify Mendel's laws of genetics.
11.1: Recognizing Down’s syndrome and sickle cell anemia as inherited genetic disorders
11.2: Using a monohybrid Punnett square to predict the probability of traits passed from parents to offspring
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017