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Life Science For Middle School - CK-12

Course code: SCI2833 School: Generic
Created by: Tatyana Plutova Subject: Science
Modified on: 07-Oct-2013 Grades: 6,7,8

Description:

This course contains the CK-12 Life Science For Middle School OER Flexbook.

Units in this course (26)
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MS Studying the Life Sciences

This chapter serves as an introduction to life science for the middle school student. This chapter covers the nature of science, including the scientific method and the tools used in science, as well as safety in scientific research.

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MS Studying the Life Sciences

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/1.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.3

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MS What is a Living Organism?

This chapter is a general introduction to living things: what they are, what they are made of, and how they are classified. Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids are introduced in this chapter.

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MS What is a Living Organism?

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/2.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Cells and Their Structures

This chapter discusses cells, what they are and what they are made of. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells are discussed, as are the major organelles of eukaryotic cells.

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MS Cells and Their Structures

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/3.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Cell Functions

Cell functions, including active transport, passive transport, photosynthesis, and cellular respiration are discussed in this chapter.

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MS Cell Functions

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-By-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/4.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Cell Division, Reproduction, and DNA

Cell division and reproduction – including mitosis and meiosis – are discussed in this chapter, as is the relationship between DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis.

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MS Cell Division, Reproduction, and DNA

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/5.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,Cell Division,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Genetics

Genetics – from Gregor Mendel and his pea plants to modern advances, including the Human Genome Project and gene therapy – are presented in this chapter.

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MS Genetics

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/6.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

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MS Evolution

The findings of Charles Darwin leading to the theory of evolution by natural selection, the history of life on Earth, and the evidence of evolution are discussed in this chapter.

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MS Evolution

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/7.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

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MS Prokaryotes

Bacteria and Archaea make up prokaryotic organisms. The properties and characteristics of prokaryotes are presented in this chapter.

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MS Prokaryotes

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/8.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4

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MS Protists and Fungi

The properties and characteristics of protists and fungi, from how they obtain food to how they reproduce, are discussed in this chapter.

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MS Protists and Fungi

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/9.0/

Tags: Flexbook,CK-12,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Plants

This chapter introduces plants, from nonvascular plants to vascular plants to gymnosperms and angiosperms. Plant responses, including hormones and tropisms, are also presented.

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MS Plants

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/10.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Introduction to Invertebrates

This chapter gives an overview of animals and further discusses sponges, cnidarians, and worms, including flatworms, roundworms, and segmented worms.

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MS Introduction to Invertebrates

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/11.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Other Invertebrates

This chapter discusses additional animals without backbones: the mollusks, echinoderms, arthropods, and insects.

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MS Other Invertebrates

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/12.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles

This chapter introduces vertebrates, animals with backbones - fishes, amphibians, and reptiles – from jawless fish to amphibians that must live near water to reptiles that can live anywhere.

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MS Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/13.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Birds and Mammals

Characteristics and properties of birds and mammals are discussed in this chapter. The tremendous diversity of birds and the significance of mammals are highlighted.

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MS Birds and Mammals

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/14.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Behavior of Animals

Types of animal behaviors, including communication, cooperation, mating and raising young, and daily and yearly cycles are presented in this chapter.

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MS Behavior of Animals

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/15.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Skin, Bones, and Muscles

This chapter introduces the human body and its organization. The skeletal, muscular, and integumentary (skin) systems are presented.

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MS Skin, Bones, and Muscles

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/16.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Food and the Digestive System

In this chapter, food (and nutrients) and how to choose healthy food are discussed, as is the digestive system. The MyPyramid diagram is presented.

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MS Food and the Digestive System

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/17.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

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MS Cardiovascular System

This chapter introduces the heart, blood, and blood vessels, as well as discusses cardiovascular disease and health.

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MS Cardiovascular System

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/18.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Respiratory and Excretory Systems

Presented in this chapter are how we breathe (the respiratory system) and how we get rid of waste (the excretory system).

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MS Respiratory and Excretory Systems

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/19.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Controlling the Body

In this chapter, the nervous system and the health of this system are discussed. The senses – vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste are also presented.

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MS Controlling the Body

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/20.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Diseases and the Body’s Defenses

How the body protects itself is discussed in this chapter. Infectious and noninfectious diseases, the first two lines of nonspecific defenses, and the specific immune response are presented.

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MS Diseases and the Body’s Defenses

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/21.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS Reproductive Systems and Life Stages

The male and female reproductive systems and maintaining the health of these systems – including STDs - is presented in this chapter. Reproduction, fertilization, and various stages of development and life are also presented.

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MS Reproductive Systems and Life Stages

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/22.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6

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MS From Populations to the Biosphere

This chapter introduces ecology and discusses the ecosystem beginning with the population. Communities, ecosystems, biotic and abiotic factors, and biomes are also presented.

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MS From Populations to the Biosphere

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/23.0/

Tags: CK-12,Flexbook,Life Science,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

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MS Ecosystem Dynamics

How energy flows through an ecosystem, how matter recycles through ecosystems, and how ecosystems change over time make up this chapter.

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MS Ecosystem Dynamics

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/24.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7

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MS Environmental Problems

Air pollution, water pollution, renewable and nonrenewable resources, habitat destruction and extinction, and the importance of biodiversity are discussed in this chapter.

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MS Environmental Problems

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/25.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9

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MS Life Science Glossary

MS Life Science book glossary.

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MS Life Science Glossary

Subject: Science

Source: CK-12 Flexbook

License: CC-BY-NC 3.0

Address: http://www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-For-Middle-School/r8/section/26.0/

Tags: Life Science,CK-12,Flexbook,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.10