Biology 100 Learning ObjectivesStudents who complete Biology 100 should be able to1. distinguish between scientific propositions about how the natural world works (testable predictions) and non-scientific propositions (no testable predictions).2. explain the pattern and process components of Cell Theory, and the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection.3. describe the composition, function and selective permeability of cell membranes.4. describe the mechanisms by which materials move across cell membranes and within cells.5. discuss the relationship between the main components of cellular respiration.6. explain the functional relationship between the light-dependent and light-independent components of photosynthesis.7. describe the cell cycle and explain what happens during its phases and at its checkpoints.8. explain the relationship of meiosis to sexual reproduction and genetic diversity.10. articulate Mendel’s use of a model system and mathematics in his formulation of the rules of inheritance.
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