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yr7 rotation3 science
Year 7 revision cards for variation
What is Variation?
The differences between living things of the same species is called variation.
e.g. eye colour
What is a species?
Living things of the same type belong to the same species.
e.g. humans are one species and dogs are another species.
Name an inherited characteristic that is a result of genetic inheritance from the parents.
- eye colour
- blood group
- hair colour
- skin colour
What do we call Variation caused by the surroundings.
e.g. scars, accent
What do we call putting different species into different groups according to their features?
Chelsea has bright pink hair, what type of variation is this?
Lisa has blue eyes, what type of variation is this?
How much of the genetic information needed for an individual does a sperm cell contain?
Half of the genetic information
There are 5 kingdoms.
Which one is missing from this list Plants, Fungi,Prokaryotes and Protoctists?
The animal kingdom can be divided into 5 categories. Name them.
Mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians
Animals can be divided into 2 main groups, vertebrates and invertebrates. What does Vertebrates and invertebrates mean?
Vertebrates animals with a backbone
Invertebrates animals with no backbone