HS-LS3-3 Evidence Statement

Life Science: Heredity: Inheritance of Variation of Traits - Evidence Statement 3

HS-LS3-3: 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.]


For more specific information, including ways this performance expectation can achieve three-dimensional learning, please see this NGSS Evidence Statement.