|Use this free resource when you are teaching about heredity and traits. Kids will enjoying choosing their partner and determining how different and alike they are. |
Did you know that each of us is different because our cells have DNA that has genes which determine how we will look? They determine hair color, eye color, hair texture, height, eyebrow shape, length of your fingers, and much, much more. These individual differences are called traits and you inherited these traits from your parents.
Compare your traits with others in the class. Choose a friend and complete the chart for you and them. You will compare the following criteria
Length of baby finger
Eye brow shape
Right or left handed
Can roll/curl tongue