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Life Sciences by Mind Map: Life Sciences

1. LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

1.1. LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

1.1.1. Animals Depend On Senses Surroundings Preditors Compete for Resources

1.1.2. Plants Depend On Environment Animals Decomposers Restores Materials Into Soil

1.2. LS2.B: Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems

1.2.1. Food Webs Producers Photosynthesis Consumers Decomposers

1.3. LS2.C: Ecosystems Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience

1.3.1. Change Survive Relocate Die

1.3.2. Biodiversity Terrestrial Oceanic Measures Earth's Health

1.4. LS2.D: Social Interactions and Group Behavior

1.4.1. Groups Consist of Small Families Equal Individuals Hierarchies Single Gender Mixed Gender Age Specific Genetic Relatedness Can Be Stable Over Period of Time Fluid (Members Come and Go) Signaling Behaviors

2. LS3: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

2.1. LS3.A: Inheritance of Traits

2.1.1. Characteristics Similar Different Environmental

2.1.2. Cells Chromosomes Genes

2.1.3. Sexual reporduction Transfers Gentetic Information (One Chromosome from Each Parent)

2.2. LS3.B: Variation of Traits

2.2.1. Organisms May Vary in Looks and Functions

2.2.2. Offspring Mix of Traits From Parents

2.2.3. Environment Causes Changes/Differences

2.2.4. Mutations

3. LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

3.1. LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity

3.1.1. Fossils Mineral Replacements Preserved Remains Traces of Organisms Found in Sedimentary Rock Provide Evidence Radioactive Dating Documents Existence Diversity Extinction Change Used to Find

3.2. LS4.B: Natural Selection

3.2.1. Genetic Variations That Give An Advantage In Surviving and Reproducing

3.2.2. Leads To Predominance of Traits Suppression of Traits

3.2.3. Artificial Selection Influence Characteristics Selective Breeding Choose Desired Traits

3.3. LS4.C: Adaptation

3.3.1. Changes in Habitat Benificial Harmful

3.3.2. Natural Selection

3.3.3. Traits in Population Change

3.3.4. Reproductive Isolation Separated Populations Evolve And Become Separate Species

3.4. LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans

3.4.1. Wide Range of Existing Life Forms that Adapted to the Variety of Conditions on Earth Ecosystems Terrestrial Marine Froests Grasslands Wetlands Genetic Variation Species Variation Influences Resources Food Energy Medicines Water

4. LS1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

4.1. LS1.A: Structure and Function

4.1.1. External and Internal Parts/Structures Survival See Hear Grasp Objects Move From Place to Place Seek, Find, and Take in Food, Water, and Air Growth Reproduction

4.1.2. Cells Unicellular Multicellular The Body

4.2. LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms

4.2.1. Organisms Need: Food, Water, a Way to Dispose of Waste, and An Environment to Live In

4.2.2. Life Cycles Grow and Change Reproduction

4.3. LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms

4.3.1. Animals Get Food From Plants or Other Animals Food Goes Through Chemical Reactions and Are Rearranged Into New Molecules To Support Growth or to Release Energy Need Air

4.3.2. Plants Need Water Air Light

4.4. LS1.D: Information Processing

4.4.1. Animals Body Parts Needed For Growth and Survival Brain Instints Memories Perceptions Behaviors

4.4.2. Plants Respond to External Inputs Turn Leaves Toward Sun