An Entire Year of AP Biology Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (32 crosswords!)

An Entire Year of AP Biology Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (32 crosswords!)
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If you're looking for a fun way to help your AP students master vocabulary, this is the crossword puzzle bundle for you! I give these to my students before each unit test, and each puzzle helps them review without just mindlessly copying definitions. If you're like me, you want to do everything you can to help your students ace the AP Biology exam! This bundle consists of seven smaller bundles, for a total of 32 puzzles!

This bundle consists of seven smaller bundles:
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 1: Foundations of Biology and Chemistry
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 2: Cell Signaling, Replication, and Signaling
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 3: Metabolism, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 4: Genetics
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 5: Evolution
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 6: Ecology
AP Biology Crossword Puzzles Volume 7: Anatomy, Physiology, and Behavior

The crossword puzzles are:

1) Foundations of AP Biology (Eukarya, deductive reasoning, ecosystem, organism, Archaea, hypothesis, deoxyribonucleic acid, genome, inductive reasoning, gene expression, control group, population, null hypothesis, prokaryotic cells, bioinformatics, data, gene, community, technology, systems biology, cell, evolution, theory)

2) Chemistry Review (adhesion, hydronium ion, solute, compounds, neutrons, covalent bond, cohesion, atomic number, trace elements, valence, double bond, hydrophilic, potential energy, temperature, buffer, molarity, electronegativity, isotopes, elements, Dalton, polar, cation, atomic mass)

3) Biochemistry (pyrimidines, carbon, polymers, ribose, carbohydrates, starch, primary structure, nucleotide, catalysts, antiparallel, peptide bond, adenosine triphosphate, steroids, hydrolysis, denaturation, glycogen, phospholipids, proteins, lipids, glycosidic linkage, cellulose, nucleic acid, unsaturated fatty acids, quaternary structure, dehydration reaction)

4) The Cell (peroxisomes, chloroplast, integrins, lysosome, vacuole, vacuoles, cytoplasm, prokaryotic cell, cell wall, plasma membrane, chromatin, nuclear envelope, ribosomes, phagocytosis, endosymbiont theory, eukaryotic cell, chromosomes, mitochondria, Golgi apparatus, smooth endoplasmic reticulum, dyneins, cytoskeleton, nucleolus)

5) Membrane Transport (diffusion, pinocytosis, active transport, facilitated diffusion, enzyme-mediated transport, plasmolysis, peripheral proteins, gated ion channel, exocytosis, glycolipids, transport, passive transport, integral, amphipathic, osmoregulation, aquaporins, membrane potential, fluid mosaic model, osmosis, isotonic, phagocytosis)

6) Cell Signaling (synaptic signaling, steroids, hormone, GTP, kinase, phosphorylation, local siganling, inactive, transduction, relay proteins, phosphatases, paracrine signaling, Sutherland, reception, ligand, endocrine signaling, response, cyclic AMP)

7) The Cell Cycle (anaphase, checkpoints, centriole, interphase, growth factor, genome, cleavage, malignant, metastasis, chromosomes, prophase, benign, replication, transformation, metaphase, mitosis, gametes, cytokinesis, cell division, metastasis, kinetochore, somatic cells, chromatids, binary fission)

8) Meiosis & Sexual Lifestyles (gametes, sexual reproduction, autosomes, chiasmata, heredity, locus, haploid, zygote, prophase, gene, metaphase I, genetics, diploid, karyotype, prophase I, alteration of generations, increases, homologous chromosomes, fertilization)

9) AP Introduction to Metabolism (allosteric regulation, catabolic, thermal energy, activation energy, chemical pathway, energy coupling, substrate, spontaneous reaction, feedback loop, phosphorylation, potential energy, endergonic, enzyme, bioenergetics, adenosine triphosphate, metabolism, competitive inhibition, kinetic energy, anabolic, cofactors, exergonic, Gibbs free energy, first and second laws of thermodynamics)

10) AP Cellular Respiration & Fermentation (glycolysis, NADH, protons, reducing agent, cytochromes, energy investment, beta oxidation, Krebs cycle, anaerobes, catabolism, alcohol fermentation, mitochondrion, ATP, biosynthesis, chemiosmosis, cellular respiration, electron transport chain, lactic acid fermentation, glucose, aerobic, oxidation)

11) AP Photosynthesis (stroma, heterotrophs, stomata, autotrophs, thylakoids, primary electron acceptor, Calvin cycle, CAM plants, chloropyll, carotenoids, mesophyll, light reactions, spectrophotometer, photorespiration, glyceraldehyde, rubisco, linear electron flow, photosynthesis, electromagnetic spectrum, carbon fixation, photons, photosystem, wavelength, photophosphorylation)

12) Genes and Inheritance Patterns (pleitropy, pedigree, homozygous, multifactorial, testcross, character, incomplete dominance, carriers, monohybrid cross, codominance, trait, hybridization, polygenic, multiplication law, epistasis, alleles, dihybrid cross, genotype, heterozygous, Punnett square, law of segregation, law of independent assortment, addition law, polygenic)

13) Chromosomes and Inheritance (linked genes, Klinefelter syndrome, aneuploidy, duplication, deletion, monosomic, polyploidy, sex chromosomes, recombination, trisomy, Morgan, inversion, nondisjunction, chromosome map, chromosomes, wild type, hemophilia, muscular dystrophy, crossing-over, Turner syndrome, Barr body, map unit)

14) The Molecular Basis of Inheritance (nuclease, nucleoid, euchromatin, plasmids, excision repair, telomerase, gel electrophoresis, polymerase chain reaction, antiparallel, Rosalind Franklin, restriction enzymes, heterochromatin, recombinant DNA, cloning, bacteriophages, helicases, semiconservative replication model, binding proteins, transformation, primase, Okazaki fragments, leading strands, topoisomerase)

15) Transcription and Translation (terminator, frameshift mutation, anticodon, RNA processing, primary transcript, messenger RNA, promoter, transcription factors, polymerase, missense mutation, ribosomes, transfer RNA, ribozymes, codons, gene expression, transcription, nonsense mutation, silent mutation, synthetases, alternative splicing, translation, introns, spliceosome)

16) Regulation of Gene Expression (microarray, microRNAs, probe, operator, methylation, inducer, epigenetic inheritance, repressible operon, differential gene expression, inducer, repressor, lactose, hybridization, histone acetylation, activator, inducible operon, enhancers, complementary, regulatory proteins, splicing, interference, tryptophan, transcriptase, corepressor)

17) Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer (homeotic genes, breast cancer, model organisms, morphogenesis, pluripotent, bicoid gene, differentiation, stem cells, determinants, proto-oncogenes, induction, mutations, early detection, tumor-supressor genes, oncogenes, apoptosis, pattern formation, embryonic lethal, totipotent, prostate cancer, ras gene, maternal effect gene)

18) Viruses (epidemic, influenza, virulent, capsid, lytic cycle, vaccine, reverse transcriptase, bacteriophages, retrovirus, mutates rapidly, tobacco mosaic virus, pandemic, virus, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, provirus, temperate phage, host range, restriction enzymes, envelopes, prophage, lysogenic replication)

19) Genomes and their Evolution (homeobox genes, polymorphisms, bioinformatics, genomics, sequence, retrotransposons, multigene families, gene profile, transposable elements, repetitive sequences, Hox gene, whole shotgun approach, metagenomics, short tandem repeats, domains, proteomics, systems biology, pseudogenes)

20) Evolution (convergent evolution, vestigial structure, strata, fossils, Pangaea, artificial selection, biogeography, Lamarck, Cuvier, natural selection, Linnaeus, Darwin, Wallace, endemic, methicillin resistant bacteria, adaptations, analogous structures, Aristotle, homology)

21) Phylogeny (shared derived character, maximum parsimony, Linnaeus, outgroup, basal taxa, Carnivora, species, Eukarya, Panthera, ancestor, phylogenetic tree, Archaea, paraphyletic, Mustelidae, Bacteria, analogous structures, taxonomy, horizontal gene transfer, branch point, Kingdom, Domain, molecular clock)

22) The Evolution of Populations (genetic variation, random mating, bottleneck effect, emigration, gene flow, evolution, mutations, large population, gene pool, heterozygous, sexual selection, Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, sexual dimorphism, founder effect, genetic drift, stabilizing selection, microevolution, neutral variation, directional selection, frequency, fitness, populations)

23) Speciation (punctuated equilibrium, allopatric speciation, polyploidy, temporal isolation, biological species concept, behavioral isolation, hybrid breakdown, habitat isolation, prezygotic barriers, hybrids, reinforcement, stability, mechanical isolation, hybridization, macroevolution, gametic isolation, speciation, fusion, reduced hybrid fertility, reduced hybrid viability, autopolyploid)

24) Population Ecology (intertidal zone, savanna, tropical rain forest, logistic growth, demography, disturbances, deciduous trees, climograph, tundra, thermocline, grassland, density, canopy, boreal forest, benthic zone, metapopulations, dispersion, density-dependent factors, exponential growth, estuary, r values, territoriality, density-independent factors)

25) AP Community Ecology (community, facilitation, biomass, aposematic coloration, mutualism, biomanipulation, vector, ectoparasite, commensalism, dominant species, abundance, evapotranspiration, displacement, batesian mimicry, predation, keystone species, interspecific competition, food web, cryptic coloration, resource partitioning, primary producers, herbivory, species richness)

26) Ecosystem Ecology (percolation, combustion, gross primary production, ecological augmentation, limiting nutrient, net primary production, nitrogen fixation, bioremediation, eutrophication, trophic levels, denitrification, conservation biology, detritus, phytoplankton, transpiration, tertiary consumer, phosphorus cycle, producers, turnover rate, ecosystem ecology)

27) AP Global Ecology & Conservation (greenhouse gases, invasive species, ecological footprint, renewable energy, inbreeding, biological magnification, ecological corridor, Rachel Carson, zoned reserves, endangered, conservation, sustainable development, threatened, biophilia, ecological services)

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