Gr3 Science U5 Lesson 2 & 3 - Inherited Traits & Traits Influenced by the Enviroment
Terms in this set (17)
a characteristic or features of an organism
to receive a trait from a parent
a difference in organisms with the same parent
to have an effect on
You get traits from your parents or ancestors
What does the term inherit mean?
how to walk and feed themselves
What inherited traits are puppies born knowing how to do?
What does variation mean?
It would have almost the same type of fur as the parents with similar traits
If a puppy's parents had black fur, white paws, blue eyes and a long tail, What could I conclude about the puppy?
because the parents have the same traits
Two black cats produced kittens with black fur. Why did the kittens have black fur?
physical appearance (looks), shape, size, color, pattern.
How do traits vary in a group of organisms oft he same kind?
it can be the way the organism looks, works, or things it does
What are 3 ways that you can identify a trait?
Genetic engineering baterica
How do scientist change the coding instructions to help people?
Offspring (kids) of the same parents have ______________ inherited traits, but don't look ____________ like their parents.
variations in their traits like different colors, height, or number of thorns.
Some flowers and leaves have the same shape but don't have the same parents because of the __________________________________.
environment and sunlight can influence the traits
What can affect inherited traits of a plant?
Water, kind and amount of food, temperature, kind of soil, and material of the soil, water and air.
What are some environmental factors that can influence inherited traits of plants?
What in an organism's environment can affect traits of the organism?