Keystone Biology Exam Resources
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This page provides a listing of resources to help you pass the Biology Keystone Exam. It may seem overwhelming, but you learned this in class. If you review it, you will find that re-learning it is often easier than learning it for the very first time. You have the right stuff to pass the test; YOU CAN DO IT!
Keystone Review by Unit
The Biology Keystone Exam Includes: Keystone Exam Module A
(see also Keystone practice #1) Eligible content BIO.A
Topic #1 Intro and the Chemical Basis of Life
Topic #2 Cytology and Transport
Topic #3 Energetics- Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
(pdf file - 2.41 MB) Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
Topic #4 DNA, RNA, Protein Synthesis
Topic #5 Cell Division Mitosis and Meiosis
Topic #6 Genetics
Topic #7 Evolution
Topic #8 Ecology
EXCELLENT Opportunity to test yourself
***Practice Quizzes HERE
, this is a great resource!
ANSWERS TO PODCASTS and Khan videos from above
A Quizlet of ALL terms HERE
» Module A terms Quizlet
» Module B terms quizlet
Credit to: Council Rock School District, Newtown, PA and the wonderful Bio teachers that put many of these resources together!
Also: Thank you Khan academy for creating student-friendly videos.
Module A Powerpoints
On this page, you will find Powerpoint notes from class in .pdf format. The mini-videos won't work, but you are welcome to go to "my links
" if you need an explanation of any concept OR ask in class so everyone can benefit.
Remember Module A includes:
Characteristics of Life (pdf file - 1.36 MB)
Biochemistry (pdf file - 3.08 MB) Review #1 Intro, Biochem and Sci Method
Cytology (pdf file - 5.01 MB)
Cell Transport (pdf file - 3.29 MB) Review #2 Cytology and Transport
Photosynthesis (pdf file - 5.32 MB)
Cell Respiration (pdf file - 4.92 MB) Review #3 Photosynthesis and Cell Respiration
Powerpoints created by Mrs. Plassio Review Powerpoints created by Ms. Beekler
Module B Powerpoints
On this page, you will find Powerpoint notes from class in .pdf format for Module B of the Keystone Exam. The mini-videos won't work, but you are welcome to go to "my links" if you need an explanation of any concept OR ask in class so everyone can benefit.
Module B topic Powerpoints:
Cell Division (pdf file - 6.64 MB) AND Keystone Review Cell Division
DNA RNA protein synthesis (pdf file - 5.06 MB) AND Keystone Review DNA, RNA, Protein
Mendelian Genetics (pdf file - 4.55 MB) AND Keystone Review Genetic
Evolution (pdf file - 7.13 MB) AND Keystone Review Evolution
Ecology Powerpoint (pdf file - 6.60 MB) AND Keystone Review Ecology
Powerpoints created by Mrs. Plassio and Ms. Beekler
Keystone Study Guide
We have about 150 days from the start of the semester to prepare for the Keystone Exams! The class of 2019 must obtain a proficient score to pass the course and graduate. However, all students that take Biology will take the Keystone.
Here's a comprehensive study guide that may help you.