OBio.1: Structure and Functions of Living Organisms

OBio.1.1: Understand the relationship between the structures and functions of cells and their organelles.

Bio.1.1.1: Summarize the structure and function of organelles in eukaryotic cells (including: the nucleus, plasma membrane, cell wall, mitochondria, vacuoles, chloroplasts, and ribosomes) and ways that these organelles interact with each other to perform the function of the cell.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

OBio.1.2: Analyze the cell as a living system.

Bio.1.2.2: Analyze how cells grow and reproduce in terms of interphase, mitosis and cytokinesis.

 Cell Division

OBio.2: Ecosystems

OBio.2.1: Analyze the interdependence of living organisms within their environments.

Bio.2.1.1: Compare the flow of energy and cycling of matter (water, carbon, nitrogen and oxygen) through ecosystems relating the significance of each to maintaining the health and sustainability of an ecosystem.

 Food Chain

Bio.2.1.2: Analyze the survival and reproductive success of organisms in terms of behavioral, structural, and reproductive adaptations.

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

Bio.2.1.3: Explain various ways organisms interact with each other (including predation, competition, parasitism, mutualism) and with their environments resulting in stability within ecosystems.

 Food Chain

Bio.2.1.4: Explain why ecosystems can be relatively stable over hundreds or thousands of years, even though populations may fluctuate (emphasizing availability of food, availability of shelter, number of predators and disease).

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Food Chain

OBio.3: Evolution & Genetics

OBio.3.1: Explain how traits are determined by the structure and function of DNA.

Bio.3.1.2: Explain how DNA and RNA code for proteins and determine traits.

 DNA Analysis
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

OBio.3.2: Understand how the environment, and/or the interaction of alleles, influences the expression of genetic traits.

Bio.3.2.2: Predict offspring ratios based on a variety of inheritance patterns (including: dominance, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, and sex-linked traits).

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

OBio.3.4: Explain the theory of evolution by natural selection as a mechanism for how species change over time.

Bio.3.4.2: Explain how natural selection influences the changes in species over time.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

OBio.4: Molecular Biology

OBio.4.1: Understand how biological molecules are essential to the survival of living organisms.

Bio.4.1.2: Summarize the relationship among DNA, proteins and amino acids in carrying out the work of cells and how this is similar in all organisms.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

OBio.4.2: Analyze the relationships between biochemical processes and energy use.

Bio.4.2.1: Analyze photosynthesis and cellular respiration in terms of how energy is stored, released, and transferred within and between these systems.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Photosynthesis Lab

Bio.4.2.2: Summarize ways that organisms use released energy for maintaining homeostasis (active transport).

 Paramecium Homeostasis

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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