bio240 | undergraduate
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Cell Structure and Function
- Summarize the stages in photosynthesis and cellular respiration
- Compare prokaryotes and eukaryotes, plant and animal cells, and cells and viruses.
- Explain the function of the cell membrane as it relates to transport.
- Describe the stages in the cell cycle.
- Explain how traits (including genetic disorders) are passed from one generation to the next.
- Relate Mendelian genetics to chromosome theory.
- Describe the structure of DNA and its role in heredity.
- Explain how DNA controls the synthesis of proteins.
- Identify ways DNA technology is used today.
- Explain the process of natural selection using Darwinâs theory of evolution.
- Explain the process of speciation.
- Identify various beneficial adaptations seen in organisms.
- Identify the major characteristics of domains, kingdoms, and phyla.Â
- Recognize the ecological relationships among organisms within a given environment.
- Apply the lessons learned about ecological relationships and the environment to current issues.
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