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Basic Biological Principles8%
The Chemical Basis for Life 16%
Bioenergetics8%
Homeostasis and Transport 11%
Cell Growth and Reproduction10%
Genetics 16%
Theory of Evolution13%
Ecology 18%
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  • Vocabulary Terms: 345

Test Standards

Basic Biological Principles
1. (BIO.A.1.1.1 )  Describe Life Characteristics
2. (BIO.A.1.2.1 )  Compare Structures
3. (BIO.A.1.2.2 )  Describe Organization
The Chemical Basis for Life
1. (BIO.A.2.1.1 )  Water Properties
2. (BIO.A.2.2.1 )  Carbon
3. (BIO.A.2.2.2 )  Macromolecules
4. (BIO.A.2.2.3 )  Compare Carbohydrates
5. (BIO.A.2.3.1 )  Enzyme Role
6. (BIO.A.2.3.2)  Enzyme Function
Bioenergetics
1. (BIO.A.3.1.1 )  Plastids And Mitochondria
2. (BIO.A.3.2.1 )  Photosynthesis And Cellular Respiration
3. (BIO.A.3.2.2 )  ATP
Homeostasis and Transport
1. (BIO.A.4.1.1 )  Plasma Membrane
2. (BIO.A.4.1.2 )  Transport Mechanisms
3. (BIO.A.4.1.3 )  Transport Facilitation
4. (BIO.A.4.2.1 )  Homeostasis
Cell Growth and Reproduction
1. (BIO.B.1.1.1)  Cell Cycle
2. (BIO.B.1.1.2 )  Nuclear Divisions
3. (BIO.B.1.2.1 )  DNA Replication
4. (BIO.B.1.2.2 )  Functional Relationships
Genetics
1. (BIO.B.2.1.1 )  Inheritance
2. (BIO.B.2.1.2 )  Chromosome Number/Protein Synthesis
3. (BIO.B.2.2.1 )  Transcription
4. (BIO.B.2.2.2 )  Protein Role
5. (BIO.B.2.3.1 )  Mutations
6. (BIO.B.2.4.1 )  Genetic Engineering
Theory of Evolution
1. (BIO.B.3.1.1 )  Natural Selection
2. (BIO.B.3.1.2 )  New Species
3. (BIO.B.3.1.3 )  Mutagenic Variations
4. (BIO.B.3.2.1 )  Theory Of Evolution
5. (BIO.B.3.3.1 )  Scientific Terms
Ecology
1. (BIO.B.4.1.1 )  Ecological Organization
2. (BIO.B.4.1.2 )  Ecosystem Characteristics
3. (BIO.B.4.2.1 )  Energy Flow
4. (BIO.B.4.2.2 )  Biotic Interactions
5. (BIO.B.4.2.3)  Recycle Matter
6. (BIO.B.4.2.5 )  Limiting Factors
7. (BIO.B.4.2.4 )  Human Interactions