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Ch.1 - Biology and the Tree 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 - Water and Carbon: Chemical Basis of Life

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

Ch.3 - Protein Structure and Function

Introduction to Biomolecules Monomers & Polymers Proteins

Ch.4 - Nucleic Acids and the RNA World

Nucleic Acids

Ch.5 - An Introduction to Carbohydrates


Ch.6 - Lipids, membranes, and the First Cells

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

Ch.7 - Inside the Cell

Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Introduction to Eukaryotic Organelles Endomembrane System: Protein Secretion Endomembrane System: Digestive Organelles Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Introduction to the Cytoskeleton

Ch.8 - Energy and Enzymes

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

Ch.9 - Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

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

Ch.10 - Photosynthesis

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

Ch.11 - Cell-Cell Interactions

Cell Junctions Introduction to Cell Signaling Types of Cell Signaling Classes of Signaling Receptors Signal Amplification

Ch.12 - The Cell Cycle

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

Ch.13 - Meiosis

Genes & Alleles Homologous Chromosomes Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Mitosis & Meiosis Review Genetic Variation During Meiosis

Ch.14 - Mendel and the Gene

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling

Ch.15 - DNA and the Gene: Synthesis and Repair

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres

Ch.16 - How Genes Work

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Mutation Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.17 - Transcription, RNA Processing, and Translation

Transcription RNA Processing Translation

Ch.18 - Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

Bacterial Gene Regulation

Ch.19 - Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.20 - The Molecular Revolution: Biotechnology and Beyond

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.21 - Genes, Development, and Evolution


Ch.22 - Evolution by Natural Selection

Descent with Modification

Ch.23 - Evolutionary Processes

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.24 - Speciation


Ch.25 - Phylogenies and the History of Life

Phylogeny History of Life on Earth

Ch.26 - Bacteria and Archaea

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

Ch.27 - Protists

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.28 - Green Algae and Land Plants

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.29 - Fungi

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.30 - An Introduction to Animals

Overview of Animals

Ch.31 - Protostome Animals

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans

Ch.32 - Deuterostome Animals

Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.33 - Viruses


Ch.34 - Plant Form and Function

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth

Ch.35 - Water and Sugar Transport in Plants

Water Potential

Ch.36 - Plant Nutrition

Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.37 - Plant Sensory Systems, Signals, and Responses

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.38 - Plant Reproduction and Development

Flowers Seeds Plant Development

Ch.39 - Animal Form and Function

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.40 - Water and Electrolyte Balance

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.41 - Animal Nutrition

Digestion Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.42 - Gas Exchange and Circulation

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange

Ch.43 - Animal Nervous Systems

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.44 - Animal Sensory Systems

Sensory System

Ch.45 - Animal Movement

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.46 - Chemical Signals in Animals

Endocrine System

Ch.47 - Animal Reproduction and Development

Animal Reproduction Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.48 - The Immune System in Animals

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.49 - An Introduction to Ecology


Ch.50 - Behavioral Ecology

Animal Behavior

Ch.51 - Population Ecology

Population Ecology

Ch.52 - Community Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.53 - Ecosystems and Global Ecology


Ch.54 - Biodiversity and Conservation Ecology

Conservation Biology

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