TuHS IB Biology I Learning Standards

Semester 1

Unit 1: Cell Biology

Introduction to Cells (1.1)

Ultrastructure of Cells (1.2)

The Origin of Cells (1.5) 

Unit 2: Membranes

Membrane Structure (1.3)

Membrane Transport (1.4)  

Unit 3: Molecular Biology

Molecules to Metabolism (2.1)

Water (2.2)

Carbs & Lipids (2.3)

Unit 4: Proteins

Proteins (2.4) 

Enzymes (2.5)

Metabolism (8.1)

Unit 5: DNA

Cell Division (1.6)

Structure of DNA & RNA (2.6)

DNA Replication (2.7 & 7.1)

Unit 6: Transcription & Translation

Transcription (2.7 & 7.2)

Translation (2.7 & 7.3)


Semester 2

Unit 7: Genetic Modification and Biotechnology

Genetic Modification and Biotechnology (3.5)

Unit 8: Cell Respiration & Photosynthesis

Cell Respiration (2.8 & 8.2)

Photosynthesis (2.9 & 8.3)

Unit 9: Plant Biology

Transport in the Xylem of Plants (9.1)

        

Transport in the Phloem of Plants (9.2)

Growth in Plants (9.3)

Reproduction in Plants (9.4)

Unit 10: Evolution & Biodiversity

Evidence for Evolution (5.1)

Natural Selection (5.2)

Cladistics (5.4)

Gene Pools & Speciation (10.3)

Unit 11: Ecology

Species, Communities & Ecosystems (4.1)

Energy Flow (4.2)

Carbon Cycling (4.3)

Climate Change (4.4)

Classification of Biodiversity (5.3)