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4th grade genetics

acquire to gain something by learning it
animal a living organism with independent movement; consumes food
classify to assign something to a category
environment all the external factors influencing the life and activities of plants and animals
function job; purpose
generation the period of time it takes for plants or animals to grow up and produce their own offspring
gene the basic unit capable of passing on characteristics from one generation to the next
genetic involving, resulting from, or relating to genes
inherit to receive a trait, characteristic, or quality from a relative
learned something that is acquired, not an instinct or automatic
offspring a plant or animal's child or young
parents the organisms from which plants or animals receive their genetic material
plant a living organism that cannot move on its own; makes its own food
resemble to look like someone or something else
structure a system of parts of an organism
trait a characteristic or property
Created by: Mrs. McDonald