BioEYES Standards Alignment — High School

Pennsylvania Keystone Exam Alignment

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in various subjects. The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania’s proposed system of high school graduation requirements. Keystone Exams will help school districts guide students toward meeting state standards. [Source]

Biology Keystone Assessment Anchors

BIO.A.1: Basic Biological Principles

  • BIO.A.1.1: Explain the characteristics common to all organisms.
  • BIO.A.1.2: Describe relationships between structure and function at biological levels of organization.

BIO.B.1: Cell Growth and Reproduction

  • BIO.B.1.2: Explain how genetic information is inherited.

BIO.B.2: Genetics

  • BIO.B.2.1: Compare Mendelian and non-Mendelian patterns of inheritance.
  • BIO.B.2.3: Explain how genetic information is expressed.
  • BIO.B.2.4: Apply scientific thinking, processes, tools, and technologies in the study of genetics.

BIO.B.3: Theory of Evolution

  • BIO.B.3.1.3: Explain how genetic mutations may result in genotypic and phenotypic variations within a population.
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