This is a 12 page packet on acquired and inherited traits.
This packet contains the following:
A Sort Activity
9 Question Quiz
Answer Key for Quiz
Foldable *3 Different Versions*
This is a great supplement to any science textbook and provides that extra instruction needed to do well
This differentiated activity is a great way to engage students in reading about and analyzing inherited and acquired traits. Instead of writing answers on a worksheet, they COLOR the correct answer on the giraffe color-by-number puzzle! This method of practice is far more engaging for students rega
Inherited Traits and DNA - Everything you need to teach a unit on the inherited and acquired traits. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing the unit students
This is a comprehensive inherited traits and learned behaviors interactive notebook. Inside you will find:
*Inherited Traits and Learned Behaviors foldable- with definitions
*Monster Traits- A fun activity where students create a monster offspring based on the inherited traits from a mommy and dadd
This resource is aligned with the NGSS standards for 3rd grade 3-LS3-1, 3-LS3-2 & 3-LS4-2
These three standards are fully addressed through this resource. This is a great introduction to genetics and heredity.
3-LS3-1 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals ha
This is a inherited traits and learned behaviors mini book. The book has trait, behavior, and instinct reading passages for the students. Pages cover:
Inherited traits in human and animals with questions
Inherited traits in plants
Acquired traits and learned behaviors with questions
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Inherited Traits and DNA - Everything you need to teach a unit on the inherited and acquired traits. Each lesson plan foll
20 task cards with a variety of question types- sorting, open-ended, multiple choice
The task cards focus on differentiating between inherited traits and learned behaviors. The task cards can be used with a game of scoot, small groups, tutorials, science stations, or early finishers.
inherited traits is a 63 slide power point presentation and 8 pages of Students Notes. This product is design to help you teach the concepts of Genetic Traits by providing an engaging, informative and interactive presentation. Your students will be able to learn about the most common human traits a
This Inheritance of Traits 5E Unit Plan is an inquiry-based unit that focuses on providing evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents. Variation of traits is also explored within groups of similar organisms. Students analyze the many characteristics of organisms and determ
Inherited Traits and Learned Behavior Animated Instructional PowerPoint Readers' Theater for PowerPoint 2013. Bringing science education to a whole new level in an attention capturing format. Animated to keep the interest of your students while teaching the “meat” of inherited traits and learned b
This activity includes 20 picture cards: 5 each of Instincts, learned behaviors, acquired traits, and inherited traits. The students should 1st sort the cards by the four categories. There is an answer document sheet included to record answers on. This product could be used with the cards only t
1. understand the meaning of traits,
2. differentiate between inherited traits and acquired characteristics.
Each page invites your learner to interactive with the subject to engage the information. Lessons use audio, animation, virtual manipulatives and other engaging experiences.
Inherited Traits, Acquired Traits, and Genetics Science Vocabulary Word Sort is a way to make assessment hands-on with your class. Students will cut and paste clues about inherited traits, acquired traits (learned behaviors), DNA, replication, and mutation. This is a great review at the end of a uni
This product contains all the things your students will need to better understand life cycle topics such as complete and incomplete metamorphosis, heredity, acquired and inherited traits, and behaviors.
★ 21 vocabulary cards with definitions
★ vocabulary cards with matching definitions
This is a picture supported assessment that allows special education students to identify the Life Science concepts that assess the concepts that characteristics that can and cannot be inherited.
8S-LS5 The student will investigate and understand that organisms reproduce and transmit genetic inform
Students will develop an understanding that all life forms must reproduce to survive. Understand that characteristics of mature plants and animals may be inherited or acquired and that only inherited traits are passed on to their young. Understand that inherited traits can be influenced by changes i
Science Interactive Notebooks can be used in many ways in your classroom to help your students keep track of key vocabulary, definitions, and concepts. The foldable flip books can be used in a file folder to create lapbooks, or glue them into your science interactive notebooks! Most of the flip bo
This is it!!! Your entire 3rd grade year of science. By teaching these 6 units and 2 science reading activities, you will be covering all of the 3rd grade content standards of the Next Generation Science Standards, as well as the engineering standards for grades 3-5. Each unit is packed full of i
This is a growing BUNDLE of all the 5E Unit Plans AND Science Stations for Third Grade. The Third Grade Science Stations are complete. There are 72 Third Grade science Stations and there will be 15 5E Model Instructional Units. The 5E Model Units are in process of completion.
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Structure of Life Warm-Ups. This resource contains 7 complete weeks (35 days) of Warm-Ups relating to Structure of Life concepts. This download has a full size version of each Warm-Up (8.5 inch X 11 inch paper) AND an Interactive Notebook format. The notebook version will conserve paper. Check o
Packed full of great lessons, investigations, labs and close readings with nonfiction passages to meet the NGSS and CCSS standards for 3rd grade!
This bundle includes 5 E lesson plans, response pages, inserts for interactive notebooks, CLOSE reading nonfiction passages, slide presentations and grap
Genetics interactive notebook includes 15 different interactive notebook activities for your middle schoolers to use to learn, review, reinforce, and practice concepts of genetics & heredity. Activities cover content from vocabulary to Punnett squares to Gregor Mendel! Awesome resources for scie
Science Interactive Notebook
Teach science but not enough time to plan everything? Take a load off with these pre-made science flaps / flap books for interactive notebooks! Clip art on some flaps for kids to color.
NOT ONLY ARE THE FLAPS INCLUDED BUT I HAVE DONE RESEARCH AHEAD OF TIME TO GI
This is a growing BUNDLE of all the 5E Unit Plans for Third Grade. It includes the following 5e Model units:
Balanced and Unbalanced Forces Unit (3-PS2-1)
The balanced and unbalanced forces 5E Model Unit, including the concepts of friction, gravity, and motion as they pertain to balanced and unbal
In this foldable, students learn that inherited traits of individuals are governed in the genetic
material found in the genes within chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell. Depending on which foldable version you choose, students may dive deeper to recognize that genes carry instructions f
Cells and Genetics interactive notebook includes resources to help your students learn, review, reinforce, and assess their knowledge of cells & genetics/heredity!
This product is a discount bundle of my Types of Cells & Cellular Processes and Genetics Interactive Notebook Pages. By purcha
Life Science! Introduce important Structure of Life concepts (cells, body systems, organisms, kingdoms of life, and more) to your students with this PowerPoint and notes bundle! This resource includes 7 PowerPoint presentations with checkpoints, and 2 versions of each student notes pages - full si
This huge resource includes all of my resources for 3rd grade NGSS Life Science. This collection of resources cover the life science standards for NGSS. Students will explore in hands-on, inquiry based lessons in the 5E Learning cycle Format They will read nonfiction scientific passages in a close
Science & Social Studies Interactive Notebook
Teach science and/or social studies but not enough time to plan everything? Take a load off with these pre-made science & social studies flaps / flap books for interactive notebooks! Clip art on some flaps for kids to color.
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This is a difficult concept for students who have just completed second grade and entered third grade. This packet drills down to the essential concepts of heredity without the complications of genetic mechanisms or human examples as written into the standard itself. Explanations of parent/offspring
Traits and Adaptations Mini-Charts topics include heredity and adaptations.
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Ideas for Use:
» Absent Students: Keep a page of each set of cards on hand for absent students. While the card cannot replace instruction, students can still get the “big idea” fr
This Animal Adaptations: Inherited vs. Acquired (Learned) Presentation is intended to help you explain the difference between inherited and acquired traits and adaptations, and to provide examples of each. There are also review questions at the end that can be done as a class to review what they lea
*This 16 page PDF file contains all the notes needed to reinforce key heredity and traits content.
*This is aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence: S5L2
NOTE: With the introduction of the new Georgia Standards of Excellence, this interactive notebook should serve as a perquisite to your c
Looking for a fun way to review inherited & acquired traits with your students? Try my card sorting activity! Your students will have to determine which trait 28 cards belong to. This activity will cause good discussions between your students & they will have fun, while being fully engaged i
Traits, genes, and heredity reading passage, interactive activity, and writing prompt. This activity covers the basics of what a chromosome is, inherited vs. acquired traits, and begins discussing dominant traits vs. recessive traits and heterozygous/homozygous - great for early and middle grades!
Help your students grasp and retain key Life Science vocabulary with this interactive vocabulary sort activity focusing on genetics. This resource includes 17 key terms to match to a definition and icon (picture), 3 different student answer sheets to meet the needs of your individual students or cl
Help your students grasp and retain key Life Science vocabulary relating to a variety of important concepts. This resource includes 5 Structure of Life vocabulary sorts. Each vocabulary sort comes with 3 different student answer sheets to meet the needs of your individual students or classes and an
3 fun activities to engage students when learning about heredity. Activities include:
1. Task Cards- Sort the task cards in groups or individually. Use in a center, at a desk, or in a notebook. Task cards need to be sorted upon wether or not it is an inherited or acquired trait that is represented.
During this Monster Genetics Lesson, students will begin with the basic question “what is genetics” and from there learn the biological process in which a parent passes genes onto their children or offspring. This lesson covers the concepts of chromosomes, genes, traits and basic inheritan
Teach students how to compare inherited and acquired traits! This lesson pack is perfect towards the beginning of your genetics unit! These activities could easily be incorporated into science interactive notebooks or used on their own! Lesson pack includes:
*Inherited vs. Acquired foldable - coul
Introduce or help your students review Inherited and Acquired Traits with this PowerPoint presentation. This resource includes a 14 slide PowerPoint presentation and 2 versions of the student notes pages - full size and interactive notebook format (modified notes also included). This resource is p
Students fill in the blank on this video worksheet while watching Bill Nye the Science Guy. At the end of the video, students analyze the song lyrics in the show and write a summary. Song lyrics are included on the worksheet for students to sing along. Fill in the blank questions are in the order th
This lesson (60-80 minutes) was created to introduce genetics to 6-8th graders by introducing the word "trait"-- students will identify traits (initially physical, but then medical and behavioral) in celebrities and themselves that are both "inherited" or "acquired" and discuss how traits are passed
This packet contains a variety of worksheets aligned to NGSS standards and applicable to any unit on animal traits and life cycles. Included are graphic organizers for unit vocabulary, life cycles diagrams, and comparing life cycles of animals and plants. Also included are a unit pre-assessment, res
Students love to learn about themselves. Use this short study of observable variation of hereditary traits to engage your students to collect, analyze, and interpret relevant data. They then use that data as evidence to construct explanations. Teacher's guide, scoring rubric, science notes for read
*This product is aligned with the 5th Grade Georgia Standards of Excellence in Science, specifically S5L2
NOTE: With the introduction of the new Georgia Standards of Excellence, this study guide and tests only addresses the content needed to apply the science standards.
*Material covered includes: