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4th Grade Sci Ch 2

JLC 4th Grade Science Ch 2 Review

gene The basic unit of heredity.
heredity process by which characteristics pass from parent to offspring
life cycle All the stages an organism goes through from beginning of one generation to the beginning of the next.
metamorphosis A growth process in which an animal goes through major changes in body form over the course of the life cycle.
trait A characteristic that makes one organism different from another.
direct development A growth process in which an animal gets larger without going through major changes in body form.
your genes Carries instructions for our growth and development
offspring's genes come from... each parent contributes half of the genese
this trait is only determined by heredity eye color
an animal that is mostly to survive and thrive after birth without care from one or both parents fish
the part of the plant that feeds the embryo until the plant can make its own food seed
ferns and seeds reproduce by... spores
grows from storage stems called tubers potatoes
how most animals begin the life cycle as a fertilized egg
a snake goes through this process molting
an animal that goes through direct development spider
a female lays eggs in the male's pouch where the eggs are fertilized and when mature swim away seahorse
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