INHERITED TRAITS VS LEARNED BEHAVIORS IMPORTANT VOCABULARY Inherited

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INHERITED TRAITS VS LEARNED BEHAVIORS

INHERITED TRAITS VS LEARNED BEHAVIORS

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY Inherited trait Behavior Instinct Offspring Learned behavior

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY Inherited trait Behavior Instinct Offspring Learned behavior

Planarians

Planarians

Anatomy of Planarian

Anatomy of Planarian

Inherited trait n A physical characteristic that is passed from a parent to their

Inherited trait n A physical characteristic that is passed from a parent to their children (offspring).

Behavior n n n Behavior is the way one acts. Instincts: Behaviors that are

Behavior n n n Behavior is the way one acts. Instincts: Behaviors that are inherited Instincts help animals survive

Migration

Migration

Hibernation

Hibernation

Learned Behavior n n n Learned behavior: the way an organism acts a result

Learned Behavior n n n Learned behavior: the way an organism acts a result of experience NOTE: Sometimes learned behaviors are NOT beneficial! Can you give examples of learned behaviors?

Do people have learned behavior or inherited traits?

Do people have learned behavior or inherited traits?

Describe Yourself n n On the handout circle the words that describe you Fill

Describe Yourself n n On the handout circle the words that describe you Fill in your information n n Which of these traits are inherited? Which of these traits are learned behaviors?

Describe Yourself 1. On the handout circle the words that describe you 2. Fill

Describe Yourself 1. On the handout circle the words that describe you 2. Fill in your information 3. Which of these traits are inherited? 4. Which of these traits are learned behaviors?

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY Inherited trait Behavior Instinct Offspring Learned behavior

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY Inherited trait Behavior Instinct Offspring Learned behavior

Review Inherited trait: passed from parent to child Offspring: children Behavior: the way an

Review Inherited trait: passed from parent to child Offspring: children Behavior: the way an organism acts Instinct: inherited behavior (something you are born with) Learned behavior: the way an organism acts as a result of experience

Game Time!

Game Time!

Tying your shoes

Tying your shoes

Your height

Your height

Riding your bike

Riding your bike

Your favorite color

Your favorite color