Third Grade: Variation of Traits
The form of a gene that produces its phenotype whenever present. A dominant gene hides the presence of a recessive gene when present for the same trait.
How often something occurs over a particular amount of time or in a given sample.
Information in your cells that helps control some of your traits.
All of the people born and living at the same time.
The combination of genes passed down from parent to child.
Who or what a person or thing is.
The passing of traits from parents to offspring, or children.
The physical traits or abilities of an organism.
A diagram used to predict the possible outcomes of a genetic cross
The form of a gene that produces its phenotype only when no dominant gene is present. A recessive gene is hidden by the presence of a dominant gene for the same trait.
Scientific Inquiry Process
A process that scientists use to explore observations and answer questions.
A person who asks questions, makes observations, and investigates ideas in order to acquire knowledge and/or solve problems.
The physical way that genes are expressed.
A different form or version of something.