HS-LS3-1: Chromosomal Inheritance

Ask questions to clarify relationships about the role of DNA and chromosomes in coding the instructions for characteristic traits passed from parents to offspring. (Cause and Effect)

Clarification Statement: none

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the phases of meiosis or the biochemical mechanism of specific steps in the process.




Assessments

The following assessments were created by science teachers hoping to better understand the NGSS. In most cases teachers went from standard to assessment in around an hour.  These are drafts and should be used accordingly. Feel free to improve these assessments or contribute to the collection. Learn more about assessment design here.


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


Video


Vocabulary

Chromosomes
DNA
 - Genes
 - Other functions (regulatory, structural, unknown)
Proteins
Inheritance
Parents and offspring
Traits
Cause and Effect


Learning Resources


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