Presentation on theme: "Heredity Vs. Environment"— Presentation transcript:
1 Heredity Vs. Environment Does one influence the development of children more than another??
2 HeredityHeredity includes all of the traits from blood relatives that are passed down to a child.Heredity is passed down through the genes.Genes carry the inborn instructions that help make a person what he or she is.
3 EnvironmentIt includes first hand experiences from which the children learn.What children hear or read is also part of their environment, as are their relationships with others.The environment includes physical conditions such as food and rest.
4 NATURE VS. NURTURE Thoughts??? Another way to say this is…NATURE VS. NURTUREIt has been argued over time as to which one has a greater influence on our development-Thoughts???
5 Let’s look at the following traits and see what influences them…