NV.L.8.A. Heredity (Life Science Unifying Concept A): Students understand the role of genetic information in the continuation of a species.
L.8.A.1. DNA: Students know heredity is the passage of genetic instructions from one generation to the next generation. E/S
L.8.A.2. DNA: Students know changes in genes of eggs and sperm can cause changes in inherited characteristics. E/S
L.8.A.3. Predicting: Students know organisms can be bred for specific characteristics. I/L
NV.L.8.B. Structure of Life (Life Science Unifying Concept B): Students understand that living things are composed of cells, which are specialized in multicellular organisms to perform a variety of life functions.
L.8.B.5. Disease: Students know disease can result from defects in body systems or from damage caused by infection. E/S