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The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Science10%
The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Engineering5%
The Nature of Science and Engineering: Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society10%
Structure and Function of Living Things20%
Interdependence Among Living Systems15%
Evolution in Living Systems20%
Human Interactions with Living Systems20%
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The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Science
1. (9.1.1.1.1 )  Systematic Investigation
2. (9.1.1.1.2 )  Purpose Of Investigations
3. (9.1.1.1.3 )  Traditions And Norms
4. (9.1.1.1.4 )  Ethics
5. (9.1.1.1.5 )  Bias
6. (9.1.1.1.6 )  Earlier Knowledge
7. (9.1.1.1.7 )  Challenge Existing Theories
8. (9.1.1.2.1 )  Scientific Method
9. (9.1.1.2.2 )  Compare Evidence
10. (9.1.1.2.3 )  Validity
11. (9.1.1.2.4 )  Different Disciplines
The Nature of Science and Engineering: The Practice of Engineering
1. (9.1.2.1.1 )  Subsequent Designs
2. (9.1.2.1.2 )  Risk Analysis
3. (9.1.2.1.3 )  Design Process
4. (9.1.2.2.1 )  Constraints
5. (9.1.2.2.2 )  Engineering Problem
The Nature of Science and Engineering: Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society
1. (9.1.3.1.1 )  Systems
2. (9.1.3.1.2 )  Interaction Of Parts
3. (9.1.3.1.3 )  Feedback
4. (9.1.3.2.1 )  Diverse Cultures
5. (9.1.3.2.2 )  Careers
6. (9.1.3.3.1 )  Values
7. (9.1.3.3.2 )  Defend And Communicate
8. (9.1.3.3.3 )  Multi-Disciplinary Contributions
9. (9.1.3.4.1 )  Technological Problems And Advances
10. (9.1.3.4.2 )  Safety And Tools
11. (9.1.3.4.3 )  Communicate Data
12. (9.1.3.4.4 )  Reliability
13. (9.1.3.4.5 )  Quantitative Solutions
14. (9.1.3.4.6 )  Models
Structure and Function of Living Things
1. (9.4.1.1.1 )  Cell Processes
2. (9.4.1.1.2 )  Organ Systems And Homeostasis
3. (9.4.1.2.1 )  Biomolecules
4. (9.4.1.2.2 )  Function Of Proteins
5. (9.4.1.2.3 )  Types Of Cells
6. (9.4.1.2.4 )  Organelles
7. (9.4.1.2.5 )  Active And Passive Transport
8. (9.4.1.2.6 )  Mitosis
Interdependence Among Living Systems
1. (9.4.2.1.1 )  Carrying Capacity
2. (9.4.2.1.2 )  Introduction Of Species
3. (9.4.2.2.1 )  Photosynthesis And Cellular Respiration
4. (9.4.2.2.2 )  Transfer Of Matter And Energy
Evolution in Living Systems
1. (9.4.3.1.1 )  DNA, Genes, And Chromosomes
2. (9.4.3.1.2 )  Monohybrid Cross
3. (9.4.3.1.3 )  DNA Replication And Protein Synthesis
4. (9.4.3.2.1 )  Mendel's Laws
5. (9.4.3.2.2 )  Sexual Vs. Asexual Reproduction
6. (9.4.3.2.3 )  Mutations
7. (9.4.3.3.1 )  Darwin And Natural Selection
8. (9.4.3.3.2 )  Evolutionary Relationships
9. (9.4.3.3.3 )  Artificial Selection
10. (9.4.3.3.4 )  Genetic Variation
11. (9.4.3.3.5 )  Competition
12. (9.4.3.3.6 )  Speciation
Human Interactions with Living Systems
1. (9.4.4.1.1 )  Biotechnology
2. (9.4.4.1.2 )  Human Activity On A Ecosystem
3. (9.4.4.1.3 )  Diverse Cultures
4. (9.4.4.2.1 )  Diseases And Genetic Testing
5. (9.4.4.2.2 )  Antibodies
6. (9.4.4.2.3 )  Immune System
7. (9.4.4.2.4 )  Environmental And Personal Decisions
8. (9.4.4.2.5 )  Cancer