High School (SCI) Life Science Standards
[LS3] Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
SCI-HS.LS3.03 Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population.
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on distribution and variation of traits in a population and the use of mathematics to describe the
distribution. Examples can include calculations of frequencies in Punnett squares, graphical representation Disciplinary Core Ideas LS3.B: Variation of Traits
-The variation and distribution of traits
observed depends on both genetic and
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student can ...
... with help, demonstrate a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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