Big Idea 14: Organization and Development of Living Organisms
A. All living things share certain characteristics.
B. The scientific theory of cells, also called cell theory, is a fundamental organizing principle of life on Earth.
C. Life can be organized in a functional and structural hierarchy.
D. Life is maintained by various physiological functions essential for growth, reproduction, and homeostasis.
Big Idea 15: Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms
A. The scientific theory of evolution is the organizing principle of life science.
B. The scientific theory of evolution is supported by multiple forms of evidence.
C. Natural Selection is a primary mechanism leading to change over time in organisms.