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******************* BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS *******************
 
Biology is the study of living organisms. Evolutionary Trends/Classification, Animal Systems (ie. human body), & Ecology are the primary areas of study in Biological Systems. Major projects include the Fetal Pig dissection (Animal Systems) and the Festival of Biomes (ecology).

*Available at this site:
PowerPt Notes, worksheets (homework), lab handouts, chapter summary sheets, and study outlines & practice sheets for upcoming tests.

To access the class textbook on-line, log into the website:
www.pearsonsuccessnet.com; user name = first letter of first name + last name (if your last name has 4 or less letters, you must add "10" to your username); password = student ID#.

Additional textbook resources for class:
http://www.millerandlevine.com/intro.html



 
Class Information
Syllabus, Textbook Forms, Class Webpage, etc
 
Evolutionary Trends & Classification
Cladograms & dicotomous keys show relationships of organisms.
The binomial system of naming organisms is a Latin-based form of taxonomy.
 
Human Body Systems
Organ systems of the human body: nervous, skeletal/muscular, circulatory & respiratory, and digestive/excretory; plus the fetal pig dissection!
 
Ecology
Ecosystems involve the interactions of animal & plant life with the environment.
 



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