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Activities for TEAS Science Preparation
HUMAN BODY SCIENCE
OBJECTIVE
Describe the functions of the
circulatory system.
Computer PROGRAM
Interactive Physiology/The
Cardiovascular System
Describe the functions of the
digestive system.
ONLINE RESOURCE
(a)http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html
(b) http://www.getbodysmart.com/
VIDEO/OTHER
Ask a Staff Member for help accessing these materials:
Video: The Human Cardiovascular System
(a)http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html
(b) http://www.getbodysmart.com/
Digestive Study Model
Describe the functions of the
nervous system.
Interactive Physiology/The
Nervous System
(a)http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html
(b) http://www.getbodysmart.com/
Video: The Human Nervous System
Describe the functions of the
respiratory system.
Interactive Physiology/The
Respiratory System
(a)http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html
(b) http://www.getbodysmart.com/
Respiratory Study Model; Video: The Human
Respiratory System
Describe the functions of the
immune system.
Describe the general anatomy
and physiology of the human
body.
Explain that populations grow or
decline through the combine
effects of births and deaths, and
through emigration and
immigration.
Identify various factors that
influence birth rates and fertility
rates.
(a)http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html
(b) http://www.getbodysmart.com/
Interactive Physiology
A.D.A.M Interactive Anatomy
(a)http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html
(b) http://www.getbodysmart.com/
Video: Anatomy and Physiology
http://kfhs.spsk12.net/staff/cadorette/index_fi
les/Page661.htm Select “Population Ecology
Notes”
http://www.biology.iupui.edu/biocourses/N1
00/2k4ch39pop.html
http://www.biology.iupui.edu/biocourses/N1
00/2k4ch39pop.html
Video: Principles of Ecology (this would have some
sections of relevance only).
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LIFE SCIENCE
OBJECTIVE
Explain the process of natural
selection and adaptation.
Explain the biological
classification system.
Identify parts of a cell and its
function (e.g. energy production,
transportation of molecules,
waste disposal, synthesis of new
molecules, storage of genetic
material).
Explain that cells can
differentiate.
Compare and contrast mitosis
and meiosis.
Compare and contrast
photosynthesis and respiration.
Computer PROGRAM
Cell Structure and Function
Plasma Membrane and Cellular
Transport
Online Resources
(a)http://biol1114.okstate.edu/stu
dy_guides/scenarios/5galapagos/Galapagos_frameset.h
tm
(b)
http://www.actionbioscience.org
/evolution/futuyma.html
http://www.bio200.buffalo.edu/l
abs/nomenclature.html
http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/
cell_model.htm
http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/
cell_model.htm
http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/
cell_model.htm Choose mitosis
and/or meiosis from the menu on
the left.
(a)
http://sciencelearningcenter.pbw
orks.com/f/cell-res.pdf
(b)
http://www.slideshare.net/Miss
Wander/power-point-51-cellenergy-photosynthesisrespiration
(c)
http://www.slideshare.net/Schro
edermc/cellular-respiration-andphotosynthesis
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Video or Other
Videos: Evolution 1-4
textbook under Classification,
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Describe the structures and
functions of nucleic acids to
include DNA and RNA.
Chemistry of Life
(a)
http://www.dnatutorial.com/RN
A.shtml
(b)http://www.attotron.com/pub/
dnaquiz/Q1DNA.htm
(c) http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/
LIFE SCIENCE (Continued)
OBJECTIVE
Explain that changes in DNA
(mutations) occur
spontaneously at low rates,
and that only mutations in the
germ cell can create variation
that changes an organism's
offspring.
Describe how RNA and DNA
are involved in cell
replication.
Explain that heredity
information is stored in
genes.
Compare and Contrast
chromosomes, genes,
proteins, RNA and DNA.
Computer PROGRAM
Online Resource
(a)http://www.answers.com/t
opic/mutation
(b)
http://www.nature.com/scitab
le/topicpage/geneticmutation-441
(a) See section on
mitosis/meiosis above.
(b)
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/
(c)
http://nobelprize.org/educatio
nal/medicine/dna/index.html
(a)
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/
(a)
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/
(b)
http://nobelprize.org/educatio
nal/medicine/dna/index.html
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Video/Other
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LIFE SCIENCE (Continued)
OBJECTIVE
Describe the differences between
phenotypes and genotypes.
Computer Program
Apply Mendel's laws of genetics
and the Punnett Square.
Online Resource
http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=ubmrhWoVso&feature=related
(a)
http://www.execulink.com/~eki
mmel/mendel1a.htm
(b)
http://www.purchon.com/biolog
y/mendel.htm
Video/Other
EARTH AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
OBJECTIVE
Identify the sun as the major
external source of energy.
Balance and identify important
chemical reactions, including
oxidation/reduction and
acid/base reactions.
Identify the purpose of catalysts.
Recognize that enzymes are
protein molecules.
Use pH scale to identify acid and
base solutions.
Identify Chemical bonds
between atoms in common
molecules (e.g. Common
hydrocarbons).
Computer PROGRAM
Online Resources
http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu/hbase/biology/enerc
yc.html
Video/Other
Comprehensive Chemistry
Enzymes
Enzymes
Comprehensive Chemistry
http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/erl
inger/water/background/ph.html
Comprehensive Chemistry,
Chemistry of Life
Video: Acids and Bases
Video: Covalent Bonding
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State the chemical properties of
water.
Distinguish among kinetic
energy, potential energy, and
other energy contained by a
field.
Identify the measurable
properties of atoms including
mass and electrical charge.
Identify protons, neutrons, and
electrons as major components
of an atom.
Explain that chemical bonds
result when electrons are shared
or transferred between atoms.
Chemistry of Life
Comprehensive Chemistry
http://www.ftexploring.com/ener
gy/enrg-types.htm
Chemistry of Life
http://www.chemguide.co.uk/ato
ms/properties/gcse.html
Chemistry of Life
http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~acarpi/
NSC/3-atoms.htm
Chemistry of Life
EARTH AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE (Continued)
Explain the physical and
chemical patterns within the
periodic table of elements.
Explain the difference of the
atoms or molecules in liquids,
gases and solids.
Compare and contrast
evaporation, vaporrization and
condensation.
http://chemistry.about.com/od/pe
riodictableelements/a/periodictre
nds.htm
http://www.chem.purdue.edu/gc
help/liquids/character.html
http://answers.yahoo.com/questi
on/index?qid=20100524062340
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SCIENTIFIC REASONING
OBJECTIVES
Identify questions and concepts that guide scientific investigations, including
formulation and testing of hypotheses, use technology and mathematics to improve
investigations and communications, formulate and revise scientific explanations
(including conclusions) and models using logic and evidence, recognize and analyze
alternative explanations and models, communicate and defend scientific argument,
identify reasons for conducting investigations, and identify reasons for including
technology and mathematics in science research.
RESOURCES
Independent research and study including but not limited to prefaces and first chapters
of introductory and/or general biology, chemistry, and physics textbooks.
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