MS.3. Life Science: Compare and contrast the structure and functions of the cell, levels of organization of living things, basis of heredity, and adaptations that explain variations in populations.
3.d. Describe heredity as the passage of instructions from one generation to another and recognize that hereditary information is contained in genes, located in the chromosomes of each cell. (DOK 2)
3.d.1. How traits are passed from parents to offspring through pairs of genes
3.d.3. Hierarchy of DNA, genes, and chromosomes and their relationship to phenotype