# 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.

**Science Practices**

Analyzing and Interpreting Data

**Disciplinary Core Ideas**

LS3.B: Variation of Traits

**Crosscutting Concepts**

Scale, Proportion, and Quantity

### Assessments

### Phenomena

### Anchor Charts

### Video

### 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)

### Learning Plans

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