Fifth Grade Junior Science Academy Classes

Traits

  • One-hour - for those schools who have time restrictions due to transportation schedules.
  • Standard

One-hour Traits class  

For those schools who have time restrictions due to transportation schedules.

  • Students make observations of visible traits in Uinta Chipmunks and pigeons.
  • Learn the difference between artificial and natural selection.
  • Understand that traits are passed from generation to generation and are located in DNA.
  • Extract DNA to take home.
  • Meets Science Standard 5, Objectives 1 and 2

Standard Traits Class

  • Students will taste PTC and fill out a short personal inventory.
  • Students make observations of visible traits in different animal and plant species.
  • Learn how a variety of traits may help species survive in specific environments.
  • Understand that traits are passed from generation to generation and are located in DNA.
  • Extract DNA to take home.
  • Meets Science Standard 5, Objectives 1 and 2

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