- taking a personal trait inventory
- tasting (or not tasting) PTC paper
- classifying different oak leaves
- describing and making inferences about chipmunk adaptations and their environments
- observing yarrow plant variations based on altitude, temperature, sun exposure, and carbon dioxide levels
- taking DNA samples from peas
We took a class on traits at the Natural History Museum. It was a great supplement to our study of genes, heredity, and traits. Some of the things we did included:
Karen Redmon originally migrated to SLC from Memphis, TN. She has a Bachelor's in International Relations from BYU and a Master's in Teaching from Westminster. She's taught 4th, 1st, and 5th grades. Her interests include: camping, hiking, swimming, dancing, singing, pottery, sewing, theater, music, reading, and most of all-- learning.