IV: Cell Chemistry & Biotechnology

IV.10.1: The fundamental life processes depend on the physical structure and the chemical activities of the cell.

IV.10.1.D 28: Describe the general role of DNA in protein synthesis and cell reproduction.

 Cell Division
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

IV.10.1.D 29: Describe the flow of matter and energy in the processes of photosynthesis and cell respiration.

 Cell Energy Cycle

IV.10.2: Microorganisms have an essential role in life processes and cycles on Earth.

IV.10.2.D 31: Describe the differences in the structure of yeasts, bacteria and viruses.

 Virus Lytic Cycle

IV.10.3: The similarities in the chemical and structural properties of DNA in all living organisms allow the transfer of genes from one organism to another.

IV.10.3.D 34: Describe, in general terms, how the genetic information of organisms can be altered to make them produce new materials.

 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

V: Genetics, Evolution and Biodiversity

V.10.4.D 37: Use the Punnet Square technique to predict the distribution of traits in mono- and di-hybrid crossings.

 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

V.10.4.D 38: Deduce the probable mode of inheritance of traits (e.g., recessive/dominant, sex-linked) from pedigree diagrams showing phenotypes.

 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

V.10.5: Evolution and biodiversity are the result of genetic changes that occur over time in constantly changing environments.

V.10.5.D 40: Explain how the processes of genetic mutation and natural selection are related to the evolution of species.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

V.10.5.D 41: Explain how the current theory of evolution provides a scientific explanation for fossil records of ancient life forms.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

V.10.5.D 42: Describe how structural and behavioral adaptations increase organisms’ chances for survival in their environment.

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

V.10.6: Living organisms have the capacity to produce populations of unlimited size, but the environment can support only a limited number of individuals from each species.

V.10.6.D 43: Describe the factors that affect the carrying capacity of the environment.

 Food Chain

V.10.6.D 45: Explain how technological advances have affected the size and growth rate of human populations throughout history.

 DNA Fingerprint Analysis
 Roller Coaster Physics

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