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Inherited traits and behaviors


Curipod lesson about topic "Inherited traits and behaviors". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What are some traits and behaviors that you may have inherited from your parents or grandparents?
2. Slide
60 seconds
We share 50% of our DNA with each of our parents. Some traits, such as eye color, can be inherited from only one parent. Some behaviors, such as language, can be learned and passed down through generations.
Fun facts:
3. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one example of an inherited trait or behavior that you have seen in your family?
4. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a picture of a giant robot that is playing a game of tag with a family of elephants.
5. Poll
300 seconds
Which is a learned behavior?
  • Coughing
  • Blue eyes
  • Using chopsticks
  • Scar on a knee
6. Poll
300 seconds
Which is an inherited trait
  • Crying
  • Playing basketball
  • Speaking French
  • Hair color
7. Poll
300 seconds
A kitten's fur color is
  • an inherited trait
  • environmentally controlled
  • a learned behavior
  • an instinct
8. Poll
300 seconds
A bird building a nest is...
  • An instinct
  • A learned behavior
  • Inherited trait
  • Environmentally controlled
9. Poll
300 seconds
How do you feel about traits?
  • I am Pro-Status
  • I know more than before.
  • I know a little bit
  • Ugh, I am lost!

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