CK-12 Biology I - Honors
- Brief Synopsis:
- CK-12 Foundation's Biology 1- Honors FlexBook Covers the following chapters: Foundations of Life Science- scientific investigations, methods, observations, & communication.
- Long Synopsis:
CK-12 Foundation's 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- Darwin's 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- Ecology's 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.
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- 1,400 Pages
- CK-12 Foundation
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- CK-12 Foundation
- Adult content:
- Outdoors and Nature, Health, Mind and Body, Animals, Nonfiction, Textbooks, Science
- Grade Levels:
- Twelfth grade, Eleventh grade, Tenth grade, Ninth grade
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- This book is freely available to all subject to the Creative Commons license listed inside the book.
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