12 terms

Chapter 4 Houghton Mifflin Review 4th grade

STUDY
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response
the reaction of a living thing to a stimulus
learned behavior
a behavior that a living thing is taught or acquires from experience
external stimulus
something in a living thing's environment that causes it to react
inherited behavior
a behavior an organism is born with
instinct
a complex pattern of inherited behavior
internal stimulus
anything within an organism's body that causes it to react
environment
everything that surrounds and affects a living thing
behavior
the way that a living thing acts or responds to its environment
hibernate
to go into a deep sleep during the winter months when food is scarce
migrate
to move to another area
reflex
a simple automatic inherited behavior
stimulus
anything that causes a living thing to react