1.1 Outline how to be safe in a science classroom 1.2Describe “science” and the goals of science 1.3 Explain the steps that are at the core of scientific methodology 1.4 Define what a scientific theory is 1.5 Describe how attitudes and experiences generate new ideas 1.6 Explain why peer review is important 1.7 Explain the relationship between science and society 1.8 List practices that are common to both science and engineering 1.9 List and describe the characteristics of living things 1.10 Describe cross cutting concepts in Biology and explain how different fields in Biology differ in their approaches. 1.11 Explain the importance of the metric system and perform metric conversions between the most common metric prefixes. 1.12 Describe the structure of the atom (including all subatomic particles) 1.13 Define “compound” 1.14 Differentiate between ionic and covalent compounds and how they are formed 1.15 Explain how water’s polarity gives it its unique properties and affects the way it interacts with other substances 1.16 Explain why carbon is called the element of life, and ID which elements it bonds with to make lifes molecules 1.17 List the four macromolecules and explain the functions of each 1.18 Explain the role of enzymes in living things
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