I can define genes.
I can identify that each gene carries a single unit of information.
I can identify that one or more genes determine inherited traits.
I can interpret the inherited traits of an organism.
I can tell the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction.
I can explain that all the genes come from one parent in asexual reproduction.
I can identify that sex cells have half of a parent’s total genetic information.
I can explain that half the genes come from one parent, and half the genes come from the other parent in sexual reproduction.
I can identify environmental influences.
I can tell the difference between an inherited and an acquired trait.
I can tell the difference between instinctive and learned behavioral characteristics.
I can define selective breeding.
I can describe examples of selective breeding (new varieties of cultivated plants and domesticated animals).