Living Environment Skills

1. manipulate a compound microscope to view microscopic objects

2. determine the size of a microscopic object, using a compound microscope

3. prepare a wet mount slide

4. use appropriate staining techniques

5. design and use a Punnett square or a pedigree chart to predict the probability of certain traits

6. classify living things according to a student-generated scheme and an established scheme

7. interpret and/or illustrate the energy flow in a food chain, energy pyramid, or food web

8. identify pulse points and pulse rates

9. identify structure and function relationships in organisms