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Subject Area - 3:
Science and Technology and Engineering Education
  • Standard Area - 3.1: Biological Sciences
  • Organizing Category - 3.1.C: Evolution
  • Course - 3.1.C.C: CHEMISTRY
Standard - 3.1.C.C2

Use molecular models to demonstrate gene mutation and recombination at the molecular level.

  • Assessment Anchor - BIO.B.2


    • Anchor Descriptor - BIO.B.2.1

      Compare and contrast Mendelian and non-Mendelian patterns of inheritance.

      • Eligible Content - BIO.B.2.1.1 Describe and/or predict observed patterns of inheritance (i.e., dominant, recessive, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, sex-linked, polygenic, and multiple alleles).
      • Eligible Content - BIO.B.2.1.2 Describe processes that can alter composition or number of chromosomes (i.e., crossing-over, nondisjunction, duplication, translocation, deletion, insertion, and inversion).
    • Anchor Descriptor - BIO.B.2.2

      Explain the process of protein synthesis (i.e., transcription, translation, and protein modification).

    • Anchor Descriptor - BIO.B.2.3

      Explain how genetic information is expressed.

    • Anchor Descriptor - BIO.B.2.4

      Apply scientific thinking, processes, tools, and technologies in the study of genetics.

      • Eligible Content - BIO.B.2.4.1 Explain how genetic engineering has impacted the fields of medicine, forensics, and agriculture (e.g., selective breeding, gene splicing, cloning, genetically modified organisms, gene therapy).
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