Genetics and Adaptations
- Grade Level:
- Fifth Grade-Ninth Grade
- Art, Biodiversity, Biology: Plants, Botany, Ecology, Environment, Fire Ecology
- National/State Standards:
- Utah Core Curriculum Seventh Grade Science.
Students will understand that offspring inherit traits that make them more or less suitable to survive in the environment.
- allele, trait, sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction, genetics, offspring
OverviewThis guide contains background information about genetics, and directions for three activities that will help students better understand how inheritable traits help plants and animals survive in Zion National Park.
MaterialsDownload the lesson plan at the top of the page for the activity guide.
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