To encourage students’ critical thinking about vocabulary concepts, to allow students to reflect on their knowledge of individual vocabulary words, and to increase vocabulary comprehension using the Vocabulary Self-Rate.
Covers new work with DNA looking at control of DNA expression and the inheritance of acquired characteristics. It also addresses the bigger issue of how scientific theories change as new knowledge is acquired.
Covers stem cells and some of their medical uses through the example of Parkinson’s disease and neurology.
This study guide looks at the endocrine system and the role of hormones, how hormones work, and how hormones are regulated. It also briefly reviews endocrine system disorders.
Roll over the labels on the diagram below to read a description of the endocrine gland and the hormone it produces.