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SACS Life Science Curriculum Guide
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NCS Sid Galloway

A FEW CORRECTION/
UPDATES

WERE MADE IN THE EXCEL VERSION


LIFE SCIENCE



CONCISE

Curriculum
Guide

STANDARDS

2011
-
2012

* for efficient use with RenWeb Lesson Plans

* see the FULL Curriculum Guide for more extensive detail




Simplified

for 7
th

grade Life Science to prepare

students

for 9
th

grade Biology
:


Standard 1


How We Know Things

(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)

(theology

/

philosophy of science,
logical

thinking, scientific inquiry, etc)

B1.1 Thinking

in Science

(
from God the
Logos to
logical, careful examinations
, etc)

B1.2
History of Science
(
from God the Logos to logical, controlled e
xperimentation, etc)

B1.3
Beliefs
in

Science

(indirect to direct) (speculation, hypothesis, theory, law, etc)

B1.4
Methods
in

Scie
nce

(
experiemental
predictions, hypotheses, variables, controls, models, etc)

B1.5
Graphs in Science
(info
rmation

r
epresentation
, i
nterpretation,

etc)

B1.6
Stories in Science

(interpretation and application of
written science
narratives, etc)

B1.7 Life/Bio Characteristics (DNA Biological Information) (Nephesh/Sentient vs Non
-
Nephesh)


Standard
2


Where did “Life” come from?
(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)

(origin of DNA/cell, origin of new kinds, critical evaluation of vert
ical vs. horizontal evolution, etc)

B2.1 Evolution terminology differentiated (micro/horizontal vs. macro/vertical, etc)

B2.2 “Origins” hypotheses (history and development of various views, etc)

B2.3 Mutations critically evaluated as the mechanism for new

biological information

B2.4 Computer Simulated Analyses (of hypothesized macroevolution mutation mechanism, etc)

B2.5 Fossil Record (opposing hypotheses critically examined, etc …)

B2.6 Radioisotope Dating hypotheses critically examined, etc. …)

B2.7 Surv
ey of PhD scientists who now reject macroevolutionary theory (who and why, etc)

B2.8 Intelligent Design Evidential
Conclusion

(survey of ID scientists, evidence, etc)

B2.9 YHWH/Logos Evidential
Conclusion
(especially predictive proofs transcending
space/time)

B2.10 Sin/Separation Evidential
Conclusion
(especially genetic
disorder

toward mutation meltdown)


Standard
3


Life
(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)

(characteristics, classification, e
thical care of nephesh creatures
, etc
)

B3.1 H
istorical shift
in classification worldviews (
from creation to evolution to design
)

B3.2 Modern methods of classification (cladistics vs. baraminology, etc)

B3.3 Characteristics of major organism groups (morphology, embryology, genomes, etc)

B3.4 Com
petition (racism, slavery, evolution classification systems critically evaluated)

B3.5 Cooperation (equality, freedom, creation classification systems critically evaluated)

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Standard
4


Cells

(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)

(chemistry t
o cells,
form and function, interdependent
-
irreducible complexities, etc
)

B4.1 Biochemistry (atoms, molecules, bonds, reactions, enzymes, etc)

B4.2 Historical development of “Cell Theory” (discoveries, theorists, laws, etc)

B4.3 Complexity of cells (why
“simple cells” is an outdated concept)

B4.4 Types of Cells (distinguishing animal vs. plant cell characteristics, etc)

B4.5 Organelles (form/function, interdependent
-
irreducible complexities, etc)

B4.6 Homeostasis (transport: intra/inter
-
cellular, etc)

B4.
7 Differentiation, Specialization, and Development (embryology)

B4.8
Purpose of Life

(evidential
conclusion
of a

purpose in
the
form and function

of life
)

B4.9 Irreducible Complexity (evidential
conclusion
that an

intelligent
D
esign
er made life
)

B4.10
Diso
rder

Increasing

(evidential
conclusion
supporting a separation from our Designer)


Standard 5


Genetics
(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)


(biological information systems


creation, storage, expression, reproduction, and adaptation, etc)

B5.1 History of genetic knowledge (central dogma, epigenetics, new discoveries, etc)

B5.2 Mendelian Inheritance (alleles, probability analysis, Punnett Square predictions, etc)

B5.3 DNA Form/Function (chromosomes, duplication/transcription/translation,
mutations, etc)

B5.4 Mitosis/Meiosis (purposes, processes, etc)

B5.4 Epigenetic Information Systems (epistasis, regulators, repressors, cellular info architecture, etc)

B5.5 Populations (basics, critical analysis of hypothesized macroevolution mutation mec
hanism, etc)

B5.6 Computer Simulation (significance of “Mendel’s Accountant” by Sanford, Baumgardner, et al)

B5.7 Biotechnology (Sanford’s Gene Gun, genetic engineering, etc)

B5.8 DNA (Designed Not Accidental


evidential
conclusion
of intelligent
origin/purpose of bio
-
info)

B5.9 Macroevolutionary Mutation
-
Mechanism Myth (critical analysis of limits to info generation)

B5.10 Stasis and Variety (evidential
conclusion
of a Designer of bio
-
info limits and teleology)


Standard 6


Energy and Homeostasis

(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)

(dependence of all life upon energy transfer, originating from a self
-
existent Designer YHWH / I AM)

B6.1 Photosynthesis/Respiration (processes, purposes, interactions/interdependencies, etc)

B6.2 ATP (fo
rm/function, irreducibly complex production process, etc)

B6.3 Body Organization Levels (cells/tissues/organs/systems, dependencies, development, growth, etc)

B6.4 Organ Systems (feedback mechanisms, stimuli/responses, etc)

B6.5 Spiritual Source of Energy

(evidential
conclusion
to an intelligent origin of energy/information)

B6.6 Spiritual Entropy (evidential
conclusion
of separation from intelligent source of energy/order)

B6.7 Spiritual Birth/Growth (evidential
conclusion
of need for pneumatikogenesis, e
tc)


Standard 7


Ecological
Balance

(see the separate packet for standards’ “details”)

(privilege/responsibility of creation stewardship under the authority of the Creator)

B7.1 Biogeochemical Cycles (processes, interdependencies, significance, etc)

B7.2
Trophic Levels / Energy Flow (ecosystem processes, interdependencies, significance, etc)

B7.3 Population Dynamics (especially human impact, interdependencies, significance, etc)

B7.4 Eco
-
Resources in Ecosystems (renewable vs. non
-
renewable, etc)

B7.5 Eco
-
P
urpose (evidential
conclusion
of our Creator’s teleological goal for creation)

B7.6 Eco
-
Privilege/Responsibility (evidential
conclusion
of man’s teleological role in creation)

B7.7 Eco
-
Potential (evidential
conclusion
of man’s opportunity, especially
Christians, for cooperation)