Genetics and Heredity
Heredity – What processes are responsible for life’s unity and diversity?
8.2 - Reproduction is a characteristic of living systems and it is essential for the continuation of every species.
- Heredity is the passage of genetic information from one generation to another.
- Some of the characteristics of an organism are inherited and some result from interactions with the environment.
C 25. Explain the similarities and differences in cell division in somatic and germ cells.
C 26. Describe the structure and function of the male and female human reproductive systems, including the process of egg and sperm production.
C 27. Describe how genetic information is organized in genes on chromosomes, and explain sex determination in humans.