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Inquiry Into Life

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Ch.1 - The Study of Life

Introduction to Biology Characteristics of Life Life's Organizational Hierarchy Natural Selection and Evolution Introduction to Taxonomy Scientific Method Experimental Design

Ch.2 - The Molecules of Cells

Atoms- Smallest Unit of Matter Isotopes Introduction to Chemical Bonding Covalent Bonds Noncovalent Bonds Ionic Bonding Hydrogen Bonding Introduction to Water Properties of Water- Cohesion and Adhesion Properties of Water- Density Properties of Water- Thermal Properties of Water- The Universal Solvent Acids and Bases pH Scale Carbon Functional Groups Introduction to Biomolecules Monomers & Polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids

Ch.3 - Cell Structure and Function

Microscopes Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Introduction to Eukaryotic Organelles Endomembrane System: Protein Secretion Endomembrane System: Digestive Organelles Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Endosymbiotic Theory Introduction to the Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch.4 - Membrane Structure and Function

Biological Membranes Types of Membrane Proteins Concentration Gradients and Diffusion Osmosis Introduction to Membrane Transport Passive vs. Active Transport Simple and Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Endocytosis and Exocytosis

Ch.5 - Cell Division

Introduction to Cell Division Organization of DNA in the Cell Introduction to the Cell Cycle Interphase Phases of Mitosis Cytokinesis Cell Cycle Regulation Review of the Cell Cycle Cancer Genes & Alleles Homologous Chromosomes Life Cycle of Sexual Reproducers Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Genetic Variation During Meiosis Mitosis & Meiosis Review

Ch.6 - Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes

Introduction to Energy Laws of Thermodynamics Chemical Reactions ATP Enzymes Enzyme Activation Energy Enzyme Binding Factors Enzyme Inhibition Introduction to Metabolism Negative & Positive Feedback

Ch.7 - Cellular Respiration

Redox Reactions Introduction to Cellular Respiration Types of Phosphorylation Glycolysis Pyruvate Oxidation Krebs Cycle Electron Transport Chain Chemiosmosis Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Ch.8 - Photosynthesis

Introduction to Photosynthesis Leaf & Chloroplast Anatomy Electromagnetic Spectrum Pigments of Photosynthesis Stages of Photosynthesis Light Reactions of Photosynthesis Calvin Cycle Photorespiration C3, C4 & CAM Plants Review of Photosynthesis

Ch.9 - Plant Organization and Function

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.10 - Plant Reproduction and Responses

Flowers Seeds Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.11 - Human Organization

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.12 - Cardiovascular System

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch.13 - Lymphatic and Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.14 - Digestive System and Nutrition


Ch.15 - Respiratory System

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.16 - Urinary System and Excretion

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.17 - Nervous System

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.18 - Senses

Sensory System

Ch.19 - Musculoskeletal System

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.20 - Endocrine System

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.21 - Reproductive System

Animal Reproduction

Ch.22 - Development and Aging

Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.23+24 - Patterns of Gene Inheritance

Introduction to Mendel's Experiments Genotype vs. Phenotype Punnett Squares Mendel's Experiments Mendel's Laws Monohybrid Crosses Test Crosses Dihybrid Crosses Punnett Square Probability Incomplete Dominance vs. Codominance Epistasis Non-Mendelian Genetics Pedigrees Autosomal Inheritance Sex-Linked Inheritance

Ch.25 - DNA Structure and Gene Expression

The Griffith Experiment The Hershey-Chase Experiment Chargaff's Rules Discovering the Structure of DNA Meselson-Stahl Experiment Introduction to DNA Replication DNA Polymerases Leading & Lagging DNA Strands Steps of DNA Replication DNA Repair Telomeres Central Dogma Introduction to Transcription Steps of Transcription Eukaryotic RNA Processing and Splicing Introduction to Types of RNA Genetic Code Introduction to Translation Steps of Translation Post-Translational Modification Review of Transcription vs. Translation Mutations Introduction to Regulation of Gene Expression Prokaryotic Gene Regulation via Operons The Lac Operon Glucose's Impact on Lac Operon The Trp Operon Review of the Lac Operon & Trp Operon X-Inactivation Introduction to Eukaryotic Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Chromatin Modifications Eukaryotic Transcriptional Control Eukaryotic Post-Transcriptional Regulation Eukaryotic Post-Translational Regulation

Ch.26 - Biotechnology and Genomics

Introduction to DNA-Based Technology Introduction to DNA Cloning Steps to DNA Cloning Introduction to Polymerase Chain Reaction The Steps of PCR Gel Electrophoresis Southern Blotting DNA Fingerprinting Introduction to DNA Sequencing Dideoxy Sequencing Genomes

Ch.27 - Evolution of Life

Descent with Modification Genetic Variation Species History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.28 - Microbiology

Prokaryote Cell Structures Prokaryote Reproduction and Gene Exchange Prokaryote Metabolism and Ecology Prokaryote Lineages Viruses

Ch.29 - Protists and Fungi

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.30 - Plants

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.31 - Animals: The Invertebrates

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms

Ch.32 - Animals: Chordates and Vertebrates

Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.33 - Behavioral Ecology

Animal Behavior

Ch.34 - Population and Community Ecology

Population Ecology Hardy-Weinberg Model Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.35 - Nature of Ecosystems


Ch.36 - Major Ecosystems of the Biosphere


Ch.37 - Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

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