Heredity - Inherited Traits, Acquired Traits, and Learned Behaviors Unit

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Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
57 slides and 16 pages
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This Heredity Unit Bundle is perfect for distance learning because it includes many resources for Google Classroom™.

  • I created this Inherited Traits and Learned Behaviors Unit to teach science in a fun and engaging way.
  • The PowerPoint lesson is engaging and include a variety of pictures, video links, and interactive activities.
  • Interactive Google Slides™ options of the PowerPoint lessons are included.

This Lesson Includes the Following Vocabulary:

→ Inherited Traits

→ Instincts

→ Acquired Physical Traits

→ Learned Behaviors

→ Genes (a quick introduction for students in grades 3-6)

This bundle includes the following lessons and activities:

Please note - not all items have a digital version. Some are available individually, so you can click on the item to analyze it further:

1. Unit Plan Suggestions

2. PowerPoint Lesson

3. Interactive Notes

4. Guided Notes (Printable and Digital)

5. Heredity Interactive Google Slides™ Lesson

6. Monster Family Drawing to Determine Inherited Traits (Printable and Digital)

7. Heredity Sort Activity (printable and digital)

8. Video Questions (video link included in presentation)

9. Assessment (printable and digital via Google Forms™)

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These lessons are ALL available at a discounted rate in my Life Science Bundle


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Total Pages
57 slides and 16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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