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LIFE SCIENCE REVIEW

SCIENCE

 

LIFE SCIENCE

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Understand the diversity of living organisms and their classification. 

The Kingdoms of Life

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Six Kingdoms

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION: Introduction to Organisms (Real Player required)

BIOLOGICAL KINGDOMS/CHARACTERISTICS

Eubacteria

Archaebacteria

Protista

Fungi

Plantae

Animalia

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Exploring and Classifying Life

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Cell Specialization

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION: Biological Classification (Real Player required)

Binomial Nomenclature

Tree of Life Web Project

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE - INTERACTIVE TUTOR

Organizing Life’s Diversity

Viruses and Bacteria - Characteristics

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Organizing Life’s Diversity

QUIZ

Classification

Using a Dichotomous Key

Models of Classification

The Nature and Science of Biology

Evolution Handbook

Linnaean taxonomy

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Understand the structure and function of living systems.

FROM PRENTICE-HALL BIO COACH

Cell Structure and Function   

Cells Alive!

Inside a Cell

Summary of Cell Structures/Organelles (A) - interactive

Summary of Cell Structures/Organelles (B) - interactive

Summary of Cell Structures/Organelles (C) – interactive

The Plasma Membrane – (animation)

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Cell Structure

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE - INTERACTIVE TUTOR

A View of the Cell

Cellular Transport and the Cell Cycle

Energy In A Cell

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Cellular Structure and Function

Cellular Reproduction

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Cells

TEST YOURSELF – PLAY A GAME

Cellular Pursuit

Simplified diagram of cellular metabolism

Visualizing Levels of Organization (animation – Flash Player required)

Outline of Levels of Organization from Cell to Biosphere

Levels of Organization from atom to biosphere – PowerPoint

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION: Human Body Systems

Animal Cells And Tissues

Animal Organ Systems And Homeostasis  

The Integumentary System

FROM PRENTICE-HALL BIO COACH

Cardiovascular System I: The Beating Heart

Cardiovascular System II: The Vascular Highway

The Circulatory System  

Lymphatic System And Immunity  

The Digestive System  

The Nervous System

Mirror Neurons (NOVA online with video)

The Endocrine System

The Reproductive System  

The Muscular And Skeletal Systems

The Respiratory System

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Bone Structure

Respiratory System

Circulatory System

Digestion

Fertilization and Birth

Immune System

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

Nervous System

Circulatory, Respiratory, and Excretory Systems

Digestive and Endocrine Systems

Human Reproduction and Development

The Immune System

REVIEW QUIZZES

Structure and Movement

Nutrients and Digestion

Circulation

Respiration and Excretion

Control and Coordination

Regulation and Reproduction

Immunity and Disease

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Nutrients and Digestion

Circulation

Respiration and Excretion

Control and Coordination

Regulation and Reproduction

Immunity and Disease

Organisms’ Basic Life Processes and Needs (65 page book – Adobe Acrobat required)

Osmosis – Role in Homeostasis

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION: Homeostasis

FROM PRENTICE-HALL BIO COACH

Biomembranes I: Membrane Structure and Transport

Biomembranes II: Membrane Dynamics and Communication

Building Biomolecules

Cell Respiration

Photosynthesis

Plant Structure and Growth

Properties of Biomolecules

The lac Operon in E. coli

Active Transport (animation)

Passive Transport (animation)

Photosynthesis

Introduction of Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis – How Life Keeps Going

Visualizing Electron Transport (animation)

ADP/ATP (animation)

The Calvin Cycle (animation)

Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

Cellular Respiration

Cellular Respiration Diagram

Glycolysis, Anaerobic pathways, and aerobic pathways

The Krebs Cycle (animation)

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE - INTERACTIVE TUTOR

Cellular Transport and The Cell Cycle

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Cellular Energy

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Photosynthesis and Respiration

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Cell Processes

Cell Reproduction

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Understand the principles and processes of the inheritance of biological traits.

FROM PRENTICE-HALL BIO COACH

DNA Structure and Replication

From Gene to Protein: Transcription

From Gene to Protein: Translation

Restriction Enzyme Digestion of DNA

Structure of DNA (animation)

DNA Replication (animation)

DNA and Molecular Genetics

Protein Synthesis

Polypeptide (Protein) Synthesis

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION: The Molecular Basis of Heredity: Part I – Structures and Functions of Nucleic Acids

Diving Into the Gene Pool - Glossary

Nucleic Acids – DNA and RNA

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Heredity

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Molecular Genetics

FROM PRENTICE-HALL BIO COACH

Meiosis

Mitosis

Cell Cycle

Meiosis

Visualizing Meiosis (animation)

Mitosis and Meiosis (A) – interactive

Mitosis and Meiosis (B) - interactive

Cell Division: Binary Fission And Mitosis  

Cell Division: Meiosis And Sexual Reproduction  

Introduction to Genetics

Gene Interactions

Human Genetics

Allelle Frequencies – Punit Square

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Sexual Reproduction and Genetics

FROM PRENTICE-HALL BIO COACH

Mendelian Inheritance

Genetics and Heredity

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION:

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance (Real Player required)

Working Out Inheritance Patterns (Real Player required)

Visualizing Nondisjunction

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Heredity

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Complex Inheritance and Human Genetics

INTERACTIVE TABLES FOR REVIEW OF TERMS/CONCEPTS

Review of Terms-Heterozygous/Homozygous

Recessive Genetic Disorders in Humans - A

Recessive Genetic Disorders in Humans - B

Dominant Genetic Disorders in Humans

Nondisjunction in Sex Chromosomes

Fetal Tests     

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Heredity

Control of Gene Expression

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION:

The Molecular Basis of Heredity: Part II – Structures and Functions of Genomes

The Molecular Basis of Heredity: Part III – Molecular Basis for Genetic Variation

Stem Cells

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Genetics and Biotechnology

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Understand the dependence of organisms on one another and understand the flow of energy and matter in ecosystems.

Ecosystems Glossary

BRAINPOP MOVIE/QUIZ

Ecosystems

POPULATIONS

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Communities, biomes, and ecosystems

Population ecology

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION:

Populations (Real Player required)

Population Ecology

Populations

COMMUNITIES

Community and Ecosystem Dynamics

Community - the set of all populations that inhabit a certain area

Climax Community (Flash animation)

ECOSYSTEMS

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION:

Ecosystems (Real Player required)

Community and Ecosystem Dynamics

Ecosystem

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Interactions of Life

The Nonliving Environment

Conserving Resources

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION:

Ecosystems (Real Player required) – includes Biome discussion

Ecosystems

biotic 

abiotic

Energy Flow in Ecosystems 

food web

Wildlife Web I

Wildlife Web II

Decomposers and Scavengers

The Phosphorous Cycle (Flash animation)

TEST YOURSELF WITH A GAME – CHAIN REACTION – PUT TOGETHER A FOOD WEB

SCIENCE IN FOCUS – ENERGY (includes Video On Demand)

Workshop 5 – Energy in Food

THE CARBON CYCLE

The Carbon Cycle (Flash animation)

The Carbon Cycle – What Goes Around Comes Around

The Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle – Introduction to the Biosphere

The Carbon Cycle 

THE NITROGEN CYCLE

The Nitrogen Cycle (Flash animation)

Spotlight on Nitrogen

The Nitrogen Cycle – Of Microbes and Men

Nitrogen in the Earth System

The Nitrogen Cycle

MATERIAL CYCLES

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Principles of Ecology

Symbiosis

commensalism. (examples)

mutualism. (examples)

parasitism. (examples)

Flow of Energy Through Plants and Animals

Desert Food Chain

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE - INTERACTIVE TUTOR

Principles of Ecology

Population Dynamics

Population Limiting Factors

Life at Risk

Natural and Human Impacts on Wildlife

Short video – Coral Reefs in Crisis

Human Influence on Biodiversity

Human Impact on Environment

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE - INTERACTIVE TUTOR

Population Biology

VIRTUAL LAB

Population Biology

BIOMES

BIO-ED ONLINE LECTURE/PRESENTATION: Ecosystems (Real Player required) – includes Biome discussion

Biome – a major biological community that occurs over a large area of land

Antarctic EcoSystem

National Marine Sanctuaries (video)

 

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Understand the theory of evolution and the role of natural selection.

The Modern View Of Evolution  

Paleobiology: Fossils And Time  

Paleobiology: The Precambrian: Life's Genesis And Spread  

Paleobiology: The Early Paleozoic

Paleobiology: The Late Paleozoic  

Paleobiology: The Mesozoic, Age Of Cycads And Dinosaurs  

Human Evolution

The Finches and Darwin’s Theory

Theory of Evolution

VOCABULARY eFlashcards:

Evolution

Primate Evolution

ONLINE COURSE FOR TEACHERS: TEACHING EVOLUTION (FROM PBS – EXCELLENT!!)

Natural Selection

Adaptation by Natural Selection

Natural Selection and Adaptation

Misconceptions About Natural Selection and Adaptation

FROM PBS LIBRARY: Adaptation and Natural Selection

STANDARDIZED TEST PRACTICE

Adaptations over Time

Introduction to Evolutionary Biology

Population Genetics and Natural Selection

Understanding Evolution

Evolution Glossary

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science

Pro and Con Arguments: Fossils and Biochemical Similarities

Introduction to Evolution