Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Week 22 Vocabulary

Week twenty-two Vocabulary

February 8- February 12, 2010

Your spelling and vocabulary test will be on Friday, February 12, 2010 . You will be responsible for knowing how to spell each word correctly and the definition for each word.

1. Behavioral characteristic- something an organism does.

2. inherited trait- a characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring.

3. Instinct- a behavior that an animal inherits from its parents

4. physical characteristic-how an organism looks

5. heredity- the passing of characteristics from parents to offspring.

6. offspring- new organisms that come from parent organisms

7. carnivore- an animal that eats other animals

8. herbivore-an animal that eats only plants or plant products.

9. Omnivore- an animal that eats both plants and animals

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