BrainPOP

Behavior

Do you know what it means to behave? In this BrainPOP movie Tim and Moby will tell you exactly what the term means and how it works in the world of living things! First, you’ll find out the most basic definition of behavior and some examples of it in the natural world. You’ll also be introduced to two main categories of behavior--instinctual and learned--and you’ll discover the difference between the two, with some examples. Finally, you’ll see why it can be so hard to decipher between something that’s instinct and something that’s learned--and you’ll learn a little bit about the famous “nature vs. nurture” debate. If you want to learn how to be well behaved, you may want to check this movie out!

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