facebook Read About Traits | Basic Science for Kids | Grades K-2 [PDF]
1%
Processing, please wait...
It was processed successfully!
Reading Material

Read About Traits

Download as PDF   Go Back to Lesson
Introduction to Traits | Reading Material | Grades K-2
WHAT ARE TRAITS?

Traits are features of living things that that can be passed down from parents to their children. All living things have traits that help them survive.

To better understand how traits work…

WHAT ARE TRAITS?. Traits are features of living things that that can be passed down from parents to their children. All living things have traits that help them survive. To better understand how traits work…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Animals have similar traits to their parents.

scientist compares the traits of rabbits

A baby bunny might have some traits that are similar to its mom, and other traits that are similar to its dad. Traits are passed down from parents to their babies.

Animals have similar traits to their parents. A baby bunny might have some traits that are similar to its mom, and other traits that are similar to its dad. Traits are passed down from parents to their babies.
scientist compares the traits of rabbits

Every living thing has specific traits that we can see.

rabbit in the wild licking its paws

A rabbit has certain traits that make it a rabbit. All rabbits have whiskers, two ears, soft fur, a small tail and large back feet for hopping around.

Every living thing has specific traits that we can see. A rabbit has certain traits that make it a rabbit. All rabbits have whiskers, two ears, soft fur, a small tail and large back feet for hopping around.
rabbit in the wild licking its paws

Baby animals get some traits from both parents.

comparing the inherited traits of three chameleons

Baby chameleons have traits from both their mom and dad. One baby chameleon has a short tail like its mom, while the other baby has a long tail like its dad.