Unit 18: Animals

What general types of structures and functions do all animals have?

  1. Animals are multicellular and heterotrophic
  2. Most animals are motile and can reproduce sexually
  3. Animals have consistently adapted to the demands of their environments

How does an organism's behavior affect its survival?

  1. Behavior includes all activities of an organism in response to its environment
  2. Innate behavior is genetically driven; learned behavior requires experience
  3. Behavior can improve the survival chances of the organism and its species
  4. Sexual selection results in traits that allow individuals to compete more successfully.

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Biology Units

  1. The Nature of Science
  2. Population Ecology
  3. The Chemistry of Life
  4. The Structure and Function of Cells
  5. Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis
  1. DNA
  2. Protein Synthesis
  3. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Meiosis
  4. Classical Genetics
  5. Midterm Exam Review
  1. Genetic Engineering
  2. Human Inheritance
  3. Evolution
  4. Classification
  5. Viruses
  1. Bacteria
  2. Protista and Fungi
  3. Plants
  4. Animals
  5. Final Exam Review