Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Modern Genetics

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

National STEM Standards

STEM.S. SCIENCE: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
NGSS.MS-LS. LIFE SCIENCE
MS-LS3. Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
MS-LS3-1. Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.
MS-LS4. Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
MS-LS4-5. Gather and synthesize information about the technologies that have changed the way humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms.