Quarter 3 & 4 (in Progress): Life Science

UNIT 9: INHERITANCE

7.L.2.1 (Evolution and Genetics) Explain why offspring that result from sexual reproduction (fertilization and meiosis) have greater variation than offspring that result from asexual reproduction (budding and mitosis)

DNA

Patterns of Heredity

Mitosis

Meiosis

Punnett Squares

Punnett Square Videos used in our class stations:

Punnett Square Games

Dihybrid Crosses

7.L.2.2 (Evolution and Genetics) Infer patterns of heredity using information from Punnett squares and pedigree analysis.

Essential Vocabulary 7.L.2.2

Pedigree

7.L.2.3 (Evolution and Genetics) Explain the impact of the environment and lifestyle choices on biological inheritance (to include common genetic diseases) and survival.

Essential Vocabulary 7.L.2.3

Genetic and Environmental Factors (Nature vs Nurture)

Genetic Diseases

UNIT 10: PROTISTS

7.L.1.1 (Structures and Functions of Living Organisms) Compare the structures and life functions of single-celled organisms that carry out all of the basic functions of life including: • Euglena; • Amoeba; • Paramecium; • Volvox

Essential Vocabulary 7.L.1.1

7.L.1.2 (Structures and Functions of Living Organisms) Compare the structures and functions of plant and animal cells, including major organelles (cell membrane, cell wall, nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles).

Essential Vocabulary 7.L.1.2

3-D Cell Organelles (click images for details about each organelle)

7.L.1.3 (Structures and Functions of Living Organisms) Summarize the hierarchical organization of multi-cellular organisms from cells to tissues to organs to systems to organisms.

Essential Vocabulary 7.L.1.3

UNIT 11: BODY SYSTEMS

7.L.1.4 (Structures and Functions of Living Organisms) Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life

Essential Vocabulary 7.L.1.4

 

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