Looking for an engaging way to introduce inherited traits and learned behaviors of organisms to your students? This interactive powerpoint defines the differences between inherited traits and learned behaviors in humans, animals and plants in a kid friendly way. Vocabulary covered includes inherited traits, physical traits, instincts and learned behaviors. Animal, human and plant examples are examined through out. It is filled with real photographs versus clip art. Throughout the presentation students are encouraged to discuss inquiry based questions in a turn and talk fashion. Included within the presentation is a whole group response activity, as well as a no-prep game to get students moving! This is a whole lesson worth of fun!
For a whole life science unit review checkout my I Have, Who Has Organisms and Environments review game.