Unit 7 Study guide

Gene
Gene
Located on chromosomes and contains the DNA code or trait
Dominant trait
Dominant trait
The strong trait. It shows up even if there is only one factor present
Recessive trait
Recessive trait
The weaker trait. Two factors must be present in order for this trait to be present
Environment
Environment
All of the living and nonliving things that surround and effect an organism
Acquired traits
Acquired traits
A behavior that an animal acquires through experience
Inherited traits
Inherited traits
Characteristics passed down from parents or grandparents to their offspring
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Instinct
Instinct
A behavior that an organism inherited that is usually essential to survival