Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Modern Genetics

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Missouri Standards

MO.3. Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms
3.2. Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
3.2.G. Life processes can be disrupted by disease (intrinsic failures of the organ systems or by infection due to other organisms)
3.2.G.c. Scope and Sequence - Disease: Differentiate between infectious and noninfectious diseases
3.3. There is a genetic basis for the transfer of biological characteristics from one generation to the next through productive processes
3.3.C. Chromosomes are components of cells that occur in pairs and carry hereditary information from one cell to daughter cells and from parent to offspring during reproduction
3.3.C.a. Identify chromosomes as cellular structures that occur in pairs that carry hereditary information in units called genes