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get half of the genes from each parent

What are genes made up of



effect how plants and animals grow


What is something that can change an organism's color


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


a poison that kills insects


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

other animals in an ecosystem

an animals behavior can change by


medicines that kill bacteria


pesticide that almost killed off the bald eagle population


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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