Foundations of Biology Semester Two
District Assessment Connection for South Dakota Core Standards
Indicator L-1: Understand the fundamental structures, functions, classifications, and mechanisms found in living things.
|SCL1-01. Relate cellular functions and processes to specialized structures within cells.
DDBG-24. Describe how meiosis functions in sexual reproduction and
increase genetic variation.
DDBG-27. Describe the structure and function of DNA and its role in the
process of DNA replication.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
|SCL1-02. Classify organisms using characteristics and evolutionary relationship of major taxa.
DDBG-35. Identify the major characteristics of each kingdom and how
organisms are classified.
24, 25, 26, 27, 28
|SCL1-03. Identify structures and function relationships within major taxa.
DDBG-36. Explain the function of the following systems in maintaining
homeostasis: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous,
digestive, circulatory, respiratory, immune, reproductive,
DDBG-37. Explain the structure of the circulatory, reproductive, immune,
digestive, and nervous systems in relation to health, diet, and
Indicator L-2: Analyze various patterns and products of natural and induced biological change.
|SCL2-01. Predict inheritance patterns using a single allele.
DDBG-40. Explain the transfer of genetic material from parents to offspring.
DDBG-38. Differentiate between recessive and dominant.
12, 13, 14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 19
20, 21, 22, 23
|SCL2-02. Describe how genetic recombination, mutations and natural selection lead to adaptations, evolution, extinction, or the emergence of new species.
DDBG-34. Explain the role of natural selection in evolution.
DDBG-33. Describe the various evidences used to support evolution.
29, 30, 31, 32
33, 34, 35, 36
TOTAL QUESTIONS = 60 questions