GA--Performance Standards (GPS)
B.SCSh3.b: Develop procedures for solving scientific problems.
B.SCSh3.c: Collect, organize and record appropriate data.
B.SCSh5.d: Express appropriate numbers of significant figures for calculated data, using scientific notation where appropriate.
B.SCSh6.d: Participate in group discussions of scientific investigation and current scientific issues.
B.SCSh8.a: Scientific investigators control the conditions of their experiments in order to produce valuable data.
B.SB1.a: Explain the role of cell organelles for both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, including the cell membrane, in maintaining homeostasis and cell reproduction.
B.SB1.c: Identify the function of the four major macromolecules (i.e., carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids).
B.SB1.d: Explain the impact of water on life processes (i.e., osmosis, diffusion).
B.SB2.a: Distinguish between DNA and RNA.
B.SB2.b: Explain the role of DNA in storing and transmitting cellular information.
B.SB2.f: Examine the use of DNA technology in forensics, medicine, and agriculture.
B.SB3.a: Explain the cycling of energy through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.
B.SB3.c: Examine the evolutionary basis of modern classification systems.
B.SB3.d: Compare and contrast viruses with living organisms.
B.SB4.a: Investigate the relationships among organisms, populations, communities, ecosystems, and biomes.
B.SB4.b: Explain the flow of matter and energy through ecosystems by
B.SB4.b.1: Arranging components of a food chain according to energy flow.
B.SB4.b.3: Explaining the need for cycling of major nutrients (C, O, H, N, P).
B.SB4.d: Assess and explain human activities that influence and modify the environment such as global warming, population growth, pesticide use, and water and power consumption.
B.SB4.f: Relate animal adaptations, including behaviors, to the ability to survive stressful environmental conditions.
B.SB5.c: Explain how fossil and biochemical evidence support the theory.
B.SB5.d: Relate natural selection to changes in organisms.
Correlation last revised: 1/11/2017