What Will We Learn About In Life Science?

The Nature of Science

The Nature of Science

-Scientific Method

-Standards of Measurement

-Graphing

Introduction to Life Science

Introduction to Life Science

-The science of biology

-Lab safety

-Scientific research and tools

Principles of Ecology

Principles of Ecology

-Nutrition and energy

-Energy flow in ecosystems

-Cycles in nature

-Organisms and their environment

-Ecological succession

-Biomes

Population Dynamics

Population Dynamics

-Characteristics of populations

-Human population

-Renewable and non-renewable resources

-Biodiversity

Cell Structure and Function

Cell Structure and Function

-The discovery of cells

-The plasma membrane

-Eukaryotic cell structure

-Prokaryotic cell structure

-Cellular transport

Cell Processes and Energy

Cell Processes and Energy

-Photosynthesis

-Cellular respiration

-Cell cycle

-Mitosis

-DNA structure and replication

-Control system of a cell

Genetics

Genetics

-The work of Gregor Mendel

-Mendel's laws of heredity

-Punnett squares

-Meiosis

Modern

Genetics

Modern Genetics

-Complex patterns of inheritance

-The genetic code

-Human genetic disorders

-Advances in genetics

Change Over Time

Change Over Time

-Darwin's theory of evolution

-Evolution of populations

-The fossil record

-Classification

-Domains and kingdoms

The Microbial World

The Microbial World

-Bacteria

-Viruses

-Protists

-Fungi

Plants

Plants

-The plant kingdom

-Plants without seeds

-Seed plants

-Flowering plants

-Roots, stems, and leaves

-Plant responses and growth

Animal Diversity (Invertebrates)

Invertebrates

-Introduction to animals

-Animal behavior

-Sponges, cnidarians, and worms

-Mollusks, arthropods, and echinoderms

-Insects

Animal Diversity (Vertebrates)

Vertebrates

-Introduction to vertebrates

-Fish and amphibians

-Reptiles and birds

-Mammals

Human Body

Part 1

Human Body - Part 1

-The skin

-Muscular system

-Skeletal system

-Nervous system

-Digestive system

Human Body

Part 2

Human Body - Part 2

-Respiratory system

-Excretory system

-Cardiovascular system

-Blood

-Endocrine and reproductive system