identify physical characteristics that appear in both parents and offspring and differ between families, strains or species.
Know that characteristics are inherited and, thus, offspring closely resemble their parents.
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Identify physical characteristics that appear in both parents and offspring
Compare themselves to their parents. Comparisons should include size, shape and color (hair color, eye color, skin pigmentation, dimples, gender).
Help students classify shared characteristics between themselves and their parents and discuss the possible reasons for those similarities and differences.
Understand that plants and animals closely resemble their parents.