Biology Learning Targets

Biology Learning Targets 2009-10

The Nature of the Biological Sciences

L.T. 1.1 Understand the importance of safety in a biology classroom

L.T. 1.2 Collect data and present that data graphically in a meaningful way

L.T. 1.3 Design an experiment using A scientific method

L.T. 1.4 Carry out an experiment and report your results in a lab report appropriate to the subject


L.T. 2.1 Explain how energy and chemical elements pass through systems

L.T. 2.2 Explain how chemical elements are combined in different ways as they cycle through systems

L.T. 2.3 Explain how ecosystems change in response to disturbances and interactions

L.T. 2.4 Analyze the relationships among all the biotic and abiotic factors in ecosystems


L.T. 3.1 Describe how asexual and sexual reproduction affect genetic diversity/explain the advantages and disadvantage of asexual and sexual reproduction for an organism

L.T. 3.2 Explain how genetic variation, reproduction and inheritance lead to biological evolution

L.T. 3.3 Describe the chemical structure of DNA and its relationship to chromosomes

L.T. 3.4 Explain the role of DNA in protein synthesis and construct a protein from a DNA strand

L.T. 3.5 Understand how the structure and function of DNA result in the laws of heredity


L.T. 4.1 Explain how the four types of organic macromolecules make up cellular structures and are involved in critical cellular processes

L.T. 4.2 Explain how cellular processes are regulated in response to the environment


L.T. 5.1 Explain how multiple lines of scientific evidence support biological evolution

L.T. 5.2 Explain how biological evolution is the consequence of natural selection and time

Dylan Hardy,
Oct 17, 2009, 7:41 PM