Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Week 23 Vocabulary!

Week twenty-three Vocabulary

February 16-19, 2010

Your spelling and vocabulary test will be on Friday, February 19, 2010 . You will be responsible for knowing how to spell each word correctly and the definition for each word.

1. Learned behavior- a behavior that an animal develops by observing other animals or by being taught.

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

3. Inherited trait- a characteristic that is passed from parents to offspring

4. Migration- the seasonal movement of animals from one place to another

5. Hibernation- a deep sleeplike state when an animals body processes slow down

6. Stimulus- something that makes an organism act in a certain way

7. Response- something an organism does when it senses stimulus

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