• Biology Course Outline

    The World of Life (Bio SOLs 1,2,3,6,7)
    Characteristics of Living Things
    Scientific Method
    Organization of Living Things
    Microscopes
    Abiogenesis/Biogenesis
     
    Cells (Bio SOLs 2,3,4,6,7)
    Cell Theory
    Cell Structure and Function
    Movement of Material Through a Cell
    Cell Specialization
    Cell Organization
    Cell Energy
    Nucleic Acids-structure and function
    DNA-history and replication
    RNA-mRNA, rRNA, tRNA, protein synthesis, codon, anticodon
    Cell Growth and Division
    Mitosis
    Meiosis
     
    Continuity of Life (Bio SOLs 4,6,7)
    Genetics
    Laws of Heredity
    Probability
    Patterns of Inheritance
    Mutations
    Pedigree
     
    Diversity of Life (Bio SOLs 2,7,8)
    Introduction to Evolutionary Theories
    Fossil Record
    Natural Selection
    Origin of Life
    Classification Systems
    Binomial Nomenclature
     
    Life on Earth: Bacteria, Protists, and Fungi (Bio SOLs 4,5)
    Viruses and Bacteria-Characteristics and Structures
    Protists-Animalike and Plantlike
    Fungi-Types and Characteristics
     
    Life on Earth: Plants (Bio SOLs 5,8)
    Algae
    Mosses and Ferns
    Seed Plants-Strucure, Growth and Development, Reproduction
     
    Life on Earth: Invertebrates (Bio SOLs 5,6)
    Survey
     
    Life on Earth: Vertebrates (Bio SOLs 5,8)
    Survey
     
    Human Biology (Bio SOLs 5)
    Body Systems
    Health Issues
     
    Ecological Interactions(Bio SOLs 8,9)
    Structure of an Ecosystem
    Ecological Relationships