Scott Foresman Science Grade 5

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inherit

get half of the genes from each parent

What are genes made up of

DNA

Ecosystems

effect how plants and animals grow

Ecosystems

What is something that can change an organism's color

mutation

when a change happens inside an organisms genes

helpful mutation

change that helps an organism work within its environemnt

structural adaptations

changed body parts that helps an organism live inits environment

natural selection

when a species develops adaptations

behavioral adaptations

behaviors that help an animal to survive

from their parents

learn some behaviors from what they are taught by

pesticide

a poison that kills insects

extinct

when there are no members of a kind of organism left alive

other animals in an ecosystem

an animals behavior can change by

antibiotics

medicines that kill bacteria

DDT

pesticide that almost killed off the bald eagle population

landfill

pile of garbage that is eventually covered by soil and grass

acid rain

a rain that has absorbed certain kinds of pollution

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