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1 California Biology Handbook CA1 The California Biology Handbook includes correlations of the Biology/Life Science standards to the content in Biology: The Dynamics of Life. Also included is a weekly standards practice to help master the content standards. Chapter 1 Biology: The Study of Life... 2 of life and scientific methods 1.1 What is biology? The Methods of Biology The Nature of Biology Unit 1 Review Test Practice Unit 1 Labs 24 6, 14, 22 16, 20 Chapter 2 Principles of Ecology What You ll Learn: The aspects of an organism s environment and how energy flows through an ecosystem 2.1 Organisms and Their Environment Nutrition and Energy Flow Chapter 3 Communities and Biomes What You ll Learn: What determines where species live and the different biomes of Earth 3.1 Communities Biomes Chapter 4 Population Biology What You ll Learn: What controls population growth and issues in human population growth 4.1 Population Dynamics Human Population Chapter 5 Biological Diversity and Conservation What You ll Learn: What biodiversity is and how it is endangered and conserved 5.1 Vanishing Species Conservation of Biodiversity Unit 2 Review Test Practice Unit 2 Labs 58 Investigate s 84, , 54, 67, 73, 92, 102, 112, , 50, 68, 72, 95, 101, 115, 124 Units , 53, 71, 118, 119 A coral reef, p. 116 vii Steve Wolper/DRK Photo

2 Unit 3 Labs 164 Investigate s 188, , 155, 173, 182, 198, 209, 226, 228, , 154, 176, 180, 203, 204, 212, 222, 235 Chapter 6 The Chemistry of Life What You ll Learn: What an atom is, the importance of water, and the role of carbon compounds in organisms 6.1 Atoms and Their Interactions Water and Diffusion Life Substances Chapter 7 A View of the Cell What You ll Learn: All the parts of a cell and how eukaryotes differ from prokaryotes 7.1 The Discovery of Cells The Plasma Membrane Eukaryotic Cell Structure Chapter 8 Cellular Transport and the Cell Cycle What You ll Learn: How molecules enter a cell and how a cell divides 8.1 Cellular Transport Cell Growth and Reproduction Control of the Cell Cycle Chapter 9 Energy in a Cell What You ll Learn: The importance of ATP to life 9.1 The Need for Energy Photosynthesis: Trapping the Sun s Energy Getting Energy to Make ATP An arctic fox, p. 321 Unit 4 Labs 330 Investigate s 302, , 268, 293, 300, 310, 327, 343, , 264, 283, 291, 299, 311, 318, 326, 339, 347, 353 Units , 148, 152, 153, 171, 177, 185, 296, 369, 493, 515 Unit 3 Review Test Practice Chapter 10 Mendel and Meiosis What You ll Learn: The basic concepts of genetics and how a cell forms gametes 10.1 Mendel s Laws of Heredity Meiosis Chapter 11 DNA and Genes function of DNA and how mutations affect this fundamental molecule 11.1 DNA: The Molecule of Heredity From DNA to Protein Genetic Changes Chapter 12 Patterns of Heredity and Human Genetics What You ll Learn: How traits are inherited 12.1 Mendelian Inheritance of Human Traits When Heredity Follows Different Rules Complex Inheritance of Human Traits Chapter 13 Genetic Technology What You ll Learn: How the inheritance of genes can be altered to benefit human life 13.1 Applied Genetics Recombinant DNA Technology The Human Genome Unit 4 Review Test Practice viii Eastcott/Momatiuk/Animals Animals

3 Chapter 14 The History of Life What You ll Learn: The connection between fossils and the geologic time scale and some theories concerning the origin of life 14.1 The Record of Life The Origin of Life Chapter 15 The Theory of Evolution What You ll Learn: The evidences for how different life forms may have changed over time 15.1 Natural Selection and the Evidence for Evolution Mechanisms of Evolution Chapter 16 Primate Evolution of primates and evidences for the ancestry of humans 16.1 Primate Adaptation and Evolution Human Ancestry Chapter 17 Organizing Life s Diversity What You ll Learn: How organisms are classified 17.1 Classification The Six Kingdoms Unit 5 Labs Investigate s 386, 436, , 376, 398, 407, 425, 429, 446, , 384, 397, 426, 433, 447, 456 Unit 5 Review Test Practice Chapter 18 Viruses and Bacteria What You ll Learn: The structure, reproduction, and importance of viruses and bacteria 18.1 Viruses Archaebacteria and Eubacteria Chapter 19 Protists characteristics, and importance of protists 19.1 The World of Protists Algae: Plantlike Protists Slime Molds, Water Molds, and Downy Mildews Chapter 20 Fungi characteristics, and importance of fungi 20.1 What is a fungus? The Diversity of Fungi Unit 6 Review Test Practice Unit 6 Labs s 496, , 490, 506, 511, 530, , 492, 508, 514, 518, 534, 542 Geographic isolation, p. 409 ix

4 Clover fern, p. 584 St.-John s-wort, p. 642 Unit 7 Labs 570 Investigate 658 s 598, , 566, 586, 589, 608, 620, 634, , 567, 578, 584, 611, 619, 624, 640, 644 Units , 655, 727, 744 Chapter 21 What is a plant? What You ll Learn: How plants are adapted to life on land and how they are classified 21.1 Adapting to Life on Land Survey of the Plant Kingdom Chapter 22 The Diversity of Plants and importance of plants 22.1 Nonvascular Plants Non-Seed Vascular Plants Seed Plants Sori, p. 586 Chapter 23 Plant Structure and Function function of plant cells, tissues, and organs and how plants respond to their environment 23.1 Plant Cells and Tissues Roots, Stems, and Leaves Plant Responses Chapter 24 Reproduction in Plants What You ll Learn: The life cycles of different kinds of plants and the structure of a flower 24.1 Life Cycles of Mosses, Ferns, and Conifers Flowers and Flowering The Life Cycle of a Flowering Plant Unit 7 Review Test Practice x (tl)inga Spence/Visuals Unlimited, (tr)dick Keene/Visuals Unlimited, (b)doug Martin

5 Chapter 25 What is an animal? and development of animals 25.1 Typical Animal Characteristics Body Plans and Adaptations Chapter 26 Sponges, Cnidarians, Flatworms, and Roundworms adaptations, and importance of simple invertebrates 26.1 Sponges Cnidarians Flatworms Roundworms Chapter 27 Mollusks and Segmented Worms adaptations, and importance of mollusks and segmented worms 27.1 Mollusks Segmented Worms Chapter 28 Arthropods adaptations, and importance of arthropods 28.1 Characteristics of Arthropods Diversity of Arthropods Chapter 29 Echinoderms and Invertebrate Chordates adaptations, and importance of echinoderms and invertebrate chordates 29.1 Echinoderms Invertebrate Chordates Unit 8 Review Test Practice Unit 8 Labs s 734, 756 Investigate s 714, , 683, 702, 712, 726, 730, 743, 754, 764, , 682, 695, 704, 707, 713, 724, 729, 746, 768, 775 A jellyfish, p. 782 xi Brian Parker/Tom Stack & Associates

6 A pickerel frog, p. 803 Unit 9 Labs 834 Investigate s 810, , 806, 827, 830, 843, 845, 860, , 831, 844, 867, 872 Chapter 30 Fishes and Amphibians adaptations, and importance of fishes and amphibians 30.1 Fishes Amphibians Chapter 31 Reptiles and Birds adaptations, and importance of reptiles and birds 31.1 Reptiles Birds Chapter 32 Mammals adaptations, and importance of mammals 32.1 Mammal Characteristics Diversity of Mammals Chapter 33 Animal Behavior What You ll Learn: The difference between innate and learned behavior 33.1 Innate Behavior Learned Behavior Unit 9 Review Test Practice xii Joe McDonald/DRK Photo

7 Chapter 34 Protection, Support, and Locomotion function of skin, bones, and muscles 34.1 Skin: The Body s Protection Bones: The Body s Support Muscles for Locomotion Chapter 35 The Digestive and Endocrine Systems What You ll Learn: How food is digested and how hormones control body processes 35.1 Following Digestion of a Meal Nutrition The Endocrine System Mushrooms of the genus Psilocybe, p. 962 Chapter 36 The Nervous System What You ll Learn: How nerves control your senses and how your senses are affected by drugs 36.1 The Nervous System The Senses The Effects of Drugs Chapter 37 Respiration, Circulation, and Excretion function of lungs, blood vessels, and the kidneys 37.1 The Respiratory System The Circulatory System The Urinary System Chapter 38 Reproduction and Development function of reproductive systems and how a baby develops from a fertilized egg 38.1 Human Reproductive Systems Development Before Birth Birth, Growth, and Aging Chapter 39 Immunity from Disease What You ll Learn: How people contract diseases and how cells of the immune system fight infection 39.1 The Nature of Disease Defense Against Infectious Diseases Unit 10 Review Test Practice Unit 10 Labs s 910, 964 Investigate s 936, 988, , 907, 927, 934, 948, 959, 981, 987, 1006, 1010, 1028, , 903, 906, 922, 928, 932, 954, 957, 973, 983, 1003, 1011, 1027, 1040 Color-enhanced TEM Magnification: The virus that causes smallpox, p Units , 828, 841, 843, 897, 899, 904, 907, 918, 946, 952, 971 xiii (l)matt Meadows/Peter Arnold, Inc., (r)o. Meckes/e.o.s./Gelderblom/Photo Researchers

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