SAT Subject Biology E/M Topics

80 multiple-choice questions (60 of the 80 questions are common to both Biology E and M, then 20 specialized questions for each section), 60 minutes

Cellular and molecular biology
Cell structure and organization, mitosis, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, enzymes, biosynthesis, biological chemistry

Ecology
Energy flow, nutrient cycles, populations, communities, ecosystems, biomes, conservation biology, biodiversity, effects of human intervention

Genetics
Meiosis, Mendelian genetics, inheritance patterns, molecular genetics, population genetics

Organismal biology
Structure, function, and development of organisms (with emphasis on plants and animals), animal behavior

Evolution and diversity
Origin of life, evidence of evolution, patterns of evolution, natural selection, speciation, classification and diversity of organisms

 

 

 

 

 

 

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