New York Standards
NY.L4. The Living Environment: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
L4.2: Organisms inherit genetic information in a variety of ways that result in continuity of structure and function between parents and offspring.
4.2.2. Describe simple mechanisms related to the inheritance of some physical traits in offspring.
L4.4: The continuity of life is sustained through reproduction and development.
4.4.2. Explain the role of sperm and egg cells in sexual reproduction.