Investigating Plant Traits
The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand that all plants have characteristics that they inherit from their parents. Students will compare traits among pumpkins, search for plants with traits that support survival in the garden and imagine the offspring of a number of different plants based on the traits they observe.
Plants inherit traits from their parent plants.
- How do plants inherit traits from their parents?
- Why is understanding plant traits important for farmers?
Instructional Video to Support Teaching This Lesson