Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task

Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
Inheritance/Variance of Traits: Assessment Task
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This task is meant to test the Performance Expectation of 3-LS3-1.
NGSS ALIGNED!

Students understand that some – but not all traits are inherited from parent to offspring.

Part 1: Students apply their understanding of the words traits and vary to identify which alien traits are all the same, and which traits can vary dependent on parents/inheritance.

Part 2: Students record data of alien traits from pictures, then describe in writing which parent the offspring inherited different traits from.

Part 3: Students are given scenarios showing parents and offspring of aliens with different traits. Students explain which offspring is the result of the parents.

Part 4: Students then create their own version where two parents are given, and they have to draw a logical offspring with mentioned traits.
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