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Topics Covered: Types of Animals, Animal Needs, Animal Body Parts, Types of Adaptations, Aquatic Adaptations, Feeding Adaptations, Locomotion Adaptations, Body Covering Adaptations, Defense Adaptations, Winter Adaptations, Extreme Environment Adaptations, Instincts vs. Learned Behaviors, Behavioral Adaptations Seasonal Adaptations, Life Cycle Adaptations, Animal Intelligence, Animal Communication, Thermoregulation, Endotherms & Ectotherms
Topics Covered: Cell Theory, Unicellular vs. Multicellular, Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes, Animal Cells, Plant Cells, Bacteria, Protists, Cell Membrane Structure & Function, Cell Receptors & Communication, Cell Transport (Passive & Active), Osmosis, Tonicity, Endocytosis & Exocytosis
Topics Covered: Why do cells divide?, Cell Cycle, Animal Cell Mitosis, Plant Cell Mitosis, Meiosis, Mitosis vs. Meiosis, Recombination (Independent Assortment & Crossing Over), Nondisjunction, Chromosome Abnormalities, Regulating Cell Growth, Abnormal Cell Growth
Topics Covered: Characteristics of Living Things, Important Life Functions, Classifying Organisms, Taxonomy, Binomial Nomenclature, Three Domains, Prokaryotes, Bacteria vs. Archaebacteria, Eukaryotes, Eukaryote Kingdoms, Vertebrates vs. Invertebrates, Animal Phyla, Major Arthropod Classes, Major Vertebrate Classes
Topics Covered: What is ecology?, Ecological Organization, Living vs. Nonliving, Biotic vs. Abiotic Factors, The Role of the Sun, Types of Organisms, Types of Consumers, Food Chains & Webs, Energy Flow through a Food Chain, Energy Pyramid, Ecological Roles (Pollinator, Seed Disperser, Detritivore, Decomposer), Ecological Relationships (Predation, Commensalism, Mutualism, Parasitism), Oxygen & Carbon Dioxide Cycling, Water Cycle, Carbon Cycle, Biomes, Freshwater Ecosystems, Marine Ecosystems, Impacts of Environmental Change, Carrying Capacity, Ecological Succession, Importance of Biodiversity, Loss of Biodiversity
Topics Covered: Evolution Overview, Theory of Natural Selection, Variation and Diversity, Frequency of Traits, Competition, Evidence for Evolution, Comparative Embryology, Comparative Anatomy (Homologous, Analogous & Vestigial Structures), Fossils, Fossil Record, DNA as a Molecular Clock, Phylogenetic Trees, Selective Pressure Changes, Extinction and Endangerment, Artificial Selection
Topics Covered: The Five Senses Overview, Eye Anatomy, How the eye works, Ear Anatomy, How the ear works, Tongue Anatomy, How the tongue works, Nasal Cavity Anatomy, How the nose works, Somatosensory, Touch Receptors, Processing Sensory Information, Responding to Sensory Information, Reflexes & Reflex Arc
Topics Covered: Heredity, Inherited vs. Learned Traits, Traits & the Environment, Gene/Chromosome/Genome, Human Genetics, Karyotyping, Human Heredity, Mendel’s Experiments, Mendel’s Laws, Dominant & Recessive Alleles, Punnett Squares, Non-Mendelian Genetics, Pedigrees, DNA & RNA, Transcription & Translation, DNA Replication, Mutations, Genetic Diseases, Genetic Engineering, Gene Therapy, Cloning, Therapeutic Cloning, Gel Electrophoresis
Topics Covered: What is homeostasis?, Maintaining Homeostasis, Body Temperature, Blood pH, Water Balance, Blood Sugar Levels, Feedback Mechanisms, Regulating Body Temperature, Regulating Blood Sugar, Responding to Internal Stimuli, Disrupting Homeostasis, What is disease?, Causes of Disease, Germ Theory, Infectious Disease, Types of Pathogens, Antibiotics & Resistance, Leading Diseases in the US (Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Diabetes Type 2, Lung Cancer, Arthritis)
Topics Covered: Human Body External Anatomy, Levels of Organization, Four Types of Tissue, Human Body Systems Overview (Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Circulatory, Respiratory, Nervous, Digestive, Excretory (Urinary), Endocrine, Male and Female Reproductive), Major Organs
Topics Covered: Skin (Integumentary System), Skeletal System, Muscular System, Nervous System, Neurons, The Brain, Division of the Nervous System, Circulation & Circulatory System, Blood Vessels, Blood, The Heart, Respiratory System, Gas Exchange & Breathing, Digestive System & Digestion, Endocrine System & Hormones, Excretion & Excretory System, Urinary System, Organ Systems Working Together, Locomotion, Communication in the Body, Fueling the Body (Cellular Respiration)
Topics Covered: Earth’s Resources, Human Impact on the Environment, Negative Environmental Impact, Pollution, Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Acid Rain, Land Pollution, Ozone Depletion, Global Warming, Evidence for Climate Change, Human Population Growth, Human Impact on Other Species (Invasive Species, Direct Harvesting, Deforestation), Biological Magnification, Conservation & Sustainability, Solving Environmental Problems
Topics Covered: Immune System, Lymphatic System, Types of White Blood Cells, Types on Immunity, Lines of Defense, Humoral Response, Cell-Mediated Response, Allergic Disease (Allergies), HIV
Topics Covered: What is a life cycle?, Animal Life Cycle, Complete Metamorphosis, Incomplete Metamorphosis, Frog Life Cycle, Butterfly Life Cycle, Chicken Life Cycle, Plant Life Cycle, Flowering Plant Life Cycle, Parent vs. Offspring
Topics Covered: Important Nutrients, What is food used for?, What affects Calorie need?, Metabolism, What affects metabolism?, Nutrition Imbalance, Nutritional Deficiency Diseases
Topics Covered: Types of Microscopes, Light Microscopes Parts, Microscope Care & Safety, Preparing a Specimen, Viewing a Specimen, Centering a Specimen, Calculating Magnification, Focusing a Specimen, Microscopic Measurements
Topics Covered: Plant Needs, Types of Plants, Plant Structures, Flower Anatomy, Leaf Structure, Deciduous vs. Coniferous Trees, Plant Reproduction Overview, Seed Dispersal, Seed vs. Spore, Angiosperm Reproduction, Gymnosperm Reproduction, Vegetative Propagation, Growth Patterns in Angiosperms, Plant Environmental Adaptations, Plant Defense Adaptations, Leaf Adaptations, Stem Adaptations, Extreme Environment Adaptations, Responding to the Environment, Water Regulation (Stomata), Photosynthesis, Oxygen & Carbon Dioxide Cycling, Plant vs. Algae, Types of Algae, Plant and Algae Symbiotic Relationships, Plant Uses
Topics Covered: Forms of Reproduction, Asexual Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction, Growth and Development, Patterns of Development (Metamorphosis & Direct Development), Fertilization & Development (Internal & External), Embryonic Development, Female Reproductive System, Male Reproductive System, Gametes, Menstrual Cycle, Human Development, Fetal Development Hazards, Reproductive Technologies (Artificial Insemination, IVF, Cloning)
This resource aligns with all grade 3 through 5 and middle school Life Science Next Generation Science Standards. Refer to my Free Curriculum Support Materials to help incorporate my PowerPoints into a NGSS aligned curriculum.
PowerPoint, Notes and Exam Format Information:
The PowerPoint is a .pptx file. The notes and exam are .docx files. The fonts are safe for use with Microsoft Office PowerPoint and Word and come with most Microsoft Office versions.
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