AP Biology

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In AP Biology, you will study the core scientific principles, theories, and processes that govern living organisms and biological systems. You'll do hands-on ... This is the property of khanacademy.org and is available for free on their website.

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262 Lessons

Chemistry of life

Structure of water and hydrogen bonding
Hydrogen bonding in water
Capillary action and why we see a meniscus
Surface tension
Water as a solvent
Importance of water for life
Elements of life
Elements and atoms
Carbon as a building block of life
Functional groups
Elemental building blocks of biological molecules
Introduction to biological macromolecules
Ionic bonds
Covalent bonds
Dehydration synthesis or a condensation reaction
Antiparallel structure of DNA strands
Molecular structure of RNA
Introduction to amino acids
Overview of protein structure
Introduction to carbohydrates
Molecular structure of triglycerides (fats)
Saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and trans fats
Properties, structure, and function of biological macromolecules
Molecular structure of DNA
Nucleic acids
Molecular structure of DNA
Antiparallel structure of DNA strands
Molecular structure of RNA

Cell structure and function

Cellular energetics

Cell communication and cell cycle


Gene expression and regulation

Natural selection


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