Acquired Traits Teacher Resources

Find Acquired Traits lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 11 resources
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Traits

For Students 7th - 12th
In this traits worksheet, students will complete a graphic organizer by filling in the definition and an example of inherited, learned, acquired, and manipulated traits.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Mutations--Preexisting or Acquired?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars state the controls and variables of the Newcombe spread experiment. They state a hypothesis for the Newcombe spread experiment. Students distinguish between the characteristics of a preexisting mutations and those of an...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Character... My Foundation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a lesson examining the concept of character and how it is the foundation of lasting human relationships. They examine character traits that are considered positive and then define the differences between...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Evolution Number Two

For Students 9th - 12th
Are you looking for evidence that your high schoolers are adapting to the concepts of natural selection and evolution? Assess their knowledge with a pretest and posttest. Naturally, you can select and adapt the worksheet to be the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Comparison of Evolution Mechanism

For Students 8th - 10th
In this comparison of evolution worksheets, students read information about Lamarck's hypothesis of evolution and Darwin's hypothesis of evolution. Students then rate the scenarios given as either supportive of Lamarck's or Darwin's...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Great Jellybean Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore natural selection and its influence on the populations to fine tune traits and characteristics. The acquisition of traits developed out of need is examined through a game played in class.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Great Jellybean Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students model natural selection by acting as predators of jellybeans. In this evolution lesson, students use plastic utensils to pick up jellybeans. They use different colors of backgrounds to demonstrate the effects of camouflage and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Evolution

For Students 5th - 12th
In this evolution worksheet students complete a crossword puzzle by answering questions about the environment, evolution and populations. 
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Worksheet: Lamarck versus Darwin's Evolutionary Theory

For Students 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast the theories of two famous evolutionary biologists: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. Beginning biologists answer 11 questions after reading about the theories. Critical thinking as well as reading...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Is Our Health Inherited or Acquired?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders list the traits they get from their parents and distinguish between inherited traits from acquired ones. They assess how to recognize influences that may affect body types and sizes and research on the internet heredity and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Genes and Heredity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify different traits and whether the traits are inherited or acquired.

Other popular searches

Browse by Subject


Acquired Traits