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Teaching Traits of parents, offspring, and siblings

Traits of parents, offspring, and siblings

Each living thing is a little bit different from other living things. Babies often look similar to their parents, but not exactly the same. They also look similar to their brothers and sisters, but usually not exactly the same. Parents give mixtures of their characteristics to their babies. A scientist studied how this works in plants to see why plants with different parents have different flowers. Different types of the same animal are also different from each other.

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Why do organisms look like their parents and siblings?


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