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Unit 1: The Diversity of Life

  1. The Nature of Science and the Characteristics of Life
  2. Organizing the Diversity of Life
  3. Major Groups of Living Organisms
  4. Interlude A—Applying What We Learned: Biodiversity and People

Unit 2: Cells: The Basic Unit of Life

  1. Chemical Building Blocks
  2. Cell Structure and Compartments
  3. Membrane Structure and Transport
  4. Energy and Enzymes
  5. Photosynthesis and Respiration
  6. Cell Division
  7. Interlude B—Applying What We Learned: Cancer: Cell Division Out of Control

Unit 3: Genetics

  1. Patterns of Inheritance
  2. Chromosomes and Human Genetics
  3. DNA
  4. From Gene to Protein
  5. Control of Gene Expression
  6. DNA Technology
  7. Interlude C—Applying What We Learned: Harnessing the Human Genome

Unit 4: Evolution

  1. How Evolution Works
  2. Evolution of Populations
  3. Adaptation and Speciation
  4. The Evolutionary History of Life
  5. Interlude D—Applying What We Learned: Humans and Evolution

Unit 5: Animal Form and Function

  1. Maintaining the Internal Environment
  2. Nutrition and Digestion
  3. Gas Exchange
  4. Blood and Circulation
  5. Hormones
  6. Nerves
  7. The Senses
  8. Muscles and Movement
  9. Defense Against Disease
  10. Reproduction and Development
  11. Behavior
  12. Interlude E—Applying What We Learned: How Smoking Affects Our Body

Unit 6: Plant Form and Function

  1. Plant Structure, Nutrition, and Transport
  2. Plant Growth and Reproduction
  3. Interlude F—Applying What We Learned: Feeding a Hungry Planet

Unit 8: Interactions with the Environment

  1. The Biosphere
  2. Growth of Populations
  3. Interactions among Organisms
  4. Communities of Organisms
  5. Ecosystems
  6. Global Change
  7. Interlude G—Applying What We Learned: Building a Sustainable Society

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