HS-LS3-2: Inheritable Genetic Vartiation

Make and defend a claim based on evidence that inheritable genetic variations may result from: (1) new genetic combinations through meiosis, (2) viable errors occurring during replication, and/or (3) mutations caused by environmental factors.

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on using data to support arguments for the way variation occurs.

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


Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS3.B: Variation of Traits

Crosscutting Concepts
Cause and Effect



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Genetic variation
Meiosis
Mutations
 - DNA replication
 - Environmental
Inheritance
Cause and Effect

Make and defend a claim based on evidence that inheritable genetic variations may result from: (1) new genetic combinations through meiosis, (2) viable errors occurring during replication, and/or (3) mutations caused by environmental factors. (Cause and Effect)


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