Welcome to Biology
Room A101
Mrs. O’Hara
                      
Please have a seat
Branches of
  Biology
The Molecular Level
 Study the molecular
 units of life.
The Molecular Level
 Study the molecular
 units of life.
  – Investigate the
    workings of DNA.
The Molecular Level
 Study the molecular
 units of life.
  – Investigate the structure
    of DNA.
  – Study basic organi...
The Molecular Level
    Study the molecular

    units of life.
    – Investigate DNA.
    – Study basic organic
      mo...
The Cellular Level
    Studies cells.

The Cellular Level
    Studies cells.

    – Studies how cells
      divide
The Cellular Level
    Studies cells.

    – how cells divide
    – structure and function
      of a cell
The Cellular Level
 Studies cells.
  – Studies how cells
    divide
  – Studies the structure
    and function of a
    c...
The Multicellular Level
    Studies Multicellular

    Organisms.




                            Zoologists set up bat t...
The Multicellular Level
    Studies Multicellular

    Organisms.
    – Animal behavior




                            Z...
The Multicellular Level
    Studies Multicellular

    Organisms.
    – Animal Anatomy
    – Plant Physiology.




      ...
The Multicellular Level
 Studies
 Multicellular
 Organisms.
  – Animal behavior
  – Plant and animal
   structure and
   ...
The Population Level
    Studies groups of

    organisms.




                        Zoologists set up bat traps
The Population Level
    Studies groups of

    organisms.
    – How does a population
      interact with the
      envi...
The Population Level
    Studies groups of

    organisms.
    – How does a population
      interact with the
      envi...
The Population Level
    Studies groups of

    organisms.
    – How does a population
      interact
    – What is the e...
The Global Level
    Study organisms and

    the environment on a
    global scale.
The Global Level
 Study organisms and
 the environment on a
 global scale.
  Example:
  How does global
   warming effect...
The Global Level
Name That Level of
   Biology!!
Studies a pride of lions over
      mating season
Studies a pride of lions over
      mating season


    Population Level
Which chemical works best
 to block the hormones.
Which chemical works best
   to block hormones.


   Molecular Level
Which chemical works best
   to block hormones.


   Molecular Level
How does a cell remove
  respiratory wastes
How does a cell remove
  respiratory wastes

   Cellular Level
Student Handout



Branches of Biology Handout
Branches of Biology
Branch   Description        What is studied?   Real World Examples
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Current Events Spring 2009 4th

  1. 1. Welcome to Biology Room A101 Mrs. O’Hara  Please have a seat
  2. 2. Branches of Biology
  3. 3. The Molecular Level  Study the molecular units of life.
  4. 4. The Molecular Level  Study the molecular units of life. – Investigate the workings of DNA.
  5. 5. The Molecular Level  Study the molecular units of life. – Investigate the structure of DNA. – Study basic organic molecules (protein, fat, carbohydrate…)
  6. 6. The Molecular Level Study the molecular  units of life. – Investigate DNA. – Study basic organic molecules (protein, fat, carbohydrate…) Example: studies the drugs on DNA.
  7. 7. The Cellular Level Studies cells. 
  8. 8. The Cellular Level Studies cells.  – Studies how cells divide
  9. 9. The Cellular Level Studies cells.  – how cells divide – structure and function of a cell
  10. 10. The Cellular Level  Studies cells. – Studies how cells divide – Studies the structure and function of a cell Example: what happens to cancer cells exposed to tobacco.
  11. 11. The Multicellular Level Studies Multicellular  Organisms. Zoologists set up bat traps
  12. 12. The Multicellular Level Studies Multicellular  Organisms. – Animal behavior Zoologists set up bat traps
  13. 13. The Multicellular Level Studies Multicellular  Organisms. – Animal Anatomy – Plant Physiology. Zoologists set up bat traps
  14. 14. The Multicellular Level  Studies Multicellular Organisms. – Animal behavior – Plant and animal structure and function. Example: How do roses reproduce. Zoologists set up bat traps
  15. 15. The Population Level Studies groups of  organisms. Zoologists set up bat traps
  16. 16. The Population Level Studies groups of  organisms. – How does a population interact with the environment. Zoologists set up bat traps
  17. 17. The Population Level Studies groups of  organisms. – How does a population interact with the environment. – What is the effect of humans on nearby life. Zoologists set up bat traps
  18. 18. The Population Level Studies groups of  organisms. – How does a population interact – What is the effect of humans on nearby life. Example: How does bees communicate? Zoologists set up bat traps
  19. 19. The Global Level Study organisms and  the environment on a global scale.
  20. 20. The Global Level  Study organisms and the environment on a global scale. Example: How does global warming effect the number of species worldwide?
  21. 21. The Global Level
  22. 22. Name That Level of Biology!!
  23. 23. Studies a pride of lions over mating season
  24. 24. Studies a pride of lions over mating season Population Level
  25. 25. Which chemical works best to block the hormones.
  26. 26. Which chemical works best to block hormones. Molecular Level
  27. 27. Which chemical works best to block hormones. Molecular Level
  28. 28. How does a cell remove respiratory wastes
  29. 29. How does a cell remove respiratory wastes Cellular Level
  30. 30. Student Handout Branches of Biology Handout
  31. 31. Branches of Biology Branch Description What is studied? Real World Examples

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