HS-LS3-3: Variation and Distribution of Traits

Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population.

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the use of mathematics to describe the probability of traits as it relates to genetic and environmental factors in the expression of traits.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include Hardy-Weinberg calculations.


Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS3.B: Variation of Traits

Crosscutting Concepts
Scale, Proportion, and Quantity



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Vocabulary

Gene
Gene expression
Traits
 - Frequency
 - Distribution
 - Variation
Population
Expression factors
 - Environmental
 - Genetic
Scale, Proportion, and Quantity

Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population. (Scale, Proportion, and Quantity)


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