Heredity and Reproduction
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Offspring of plants and animals are similar to, but not exactly like, their parents or each other.
Life cycles vary among organisms, but reproduction is a major stage in the life cycle of all organisms.
Identify processes of sexual reproduction in flowering plants, including pollination, fertilization (seed production), seed dispersal, and germination.
Explain that although characteristics of plants and animals are inherited, some characteristics can be affected by the environment.
Recognize that animal behaviors may be shaped by heredity and learning.