AP Bio-Domain 5. Activities

Course-Aligned Activities

Standard 5.1

Timing and coordination of specific events are necessary for the normal development of an organism, and these events are regulated by a variety of mechanisms.

Hox Gene Coloring

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Standard 5.2

Interactions between external stimuli and regulated gene expression result in specialization of cells, tissues and organs.

Plant Hormones POGIL

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Standard 5.3

Organisms use feedback mechanisms to maintain their internal environments and respond to external environmental changes.

Feedback Loops POGIL

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Maintenance Physiology Info Cooperative Project


Standard 5.4

Homeostatic mechanisms reflect both common ancestry and divergence due to adaptation in different environments.

Maintenance Physiology Info Cooperative Project


Standard 5.5

Biological systems are affected by disruptions to their dynamic homeostasis.

Maintenance Physiology Info Cooperative Project


Standard 5.6

Plants and animals have a variety of chemical defenses against infections that affect dynamic homeostasis.

Immune System POGIL

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Standard 5.7

Timing and coordination of behavior are regulated by various mechanisms and are important in natural selection.

Plant Hormones POGIL

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