CK12 Biology I Honors
CK-12 Foundation | 2010 | English | eISBN: 1935983040, 9781935983040 | 1401 pages | epub | 44,2 MB
CK-12 Foundations Biology 1- Honors FlexBook Covers the following chapters: Foundations of Life Science- scientific investigations, methods, observations, & communication. Chemical Basis of Life- matter, the significance of carbon, lipids, proteins.
Cell Structure and Function- prokaryotic, eukaryotic, plant, & animal cell features; structures/ functions of DNA, RNA, protein, cell transport, homeostasis. Photosynthesis- water, carbon, and nitrogen cycle between abiotic and biotic resources. Cellular Respiration- relation to glycolysis, Krebs Cycle, electron transport chain. Cell Division and Reproduction- cell division, reproduction. Mendelian Genetics- inheritance, sex-linked traits. Molecular Genetics- DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, mutation, regulating gene expression. Human Genetics- human genome, diseases, Biotechnology- DNA technology, gene cloning. History of Life- evolution, macroevolution, extinctions, episodic speciation, response to change. Evolutionary Theory- Darwins Theory of Evolution, common ancestry and natural selection. Evolution in Populations- genetics of populations, genetic diseases, natural selection. Classification- Taxonomy, scientific classification of organisms.
Principles of Ecology- Ecologys relation with energy; ecosystems, the water, carbon, and nitrogen cycles. Biomes, Ecosystems and Communities- terrestrial/ aquatic biomes, community interactions. Populations- Analysis of populations and dynamics. Ecology and Human Actions- Balance between humans and the earth addressing natural resources, ecosystems, & biodiversity. The Human Body- systems. Nervous and Endocrine Systems- structures & functions, homeostasis. Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems- structures, functions, & homeostasis. Circulatory and Respiratory Systems- structures and functions. Digestive and Excretory Systems- structures/ functions, food pyramid. Immune System and Disease- Body defenses against pathogens. Reproductive System and Human Development- human reproductive systems, reproductive lifecycle, STDs.