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HOW ARE CHARACTERISTICS (traits) PASSED FROM PARENTS TO THEIR OFFSPRING?

What is a trait?-Genetics and Inherited Traits

ACTIVITY: Family Resemblance

1. List the characteristics you have inherited from your mother and your father. This can include observable characteristics such as hair colour, as well as hidden differences (e.g. taste preferences).

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2. Choose a famous family (e.g. the royal family or a celebrity family). You will need to find photographs of the mother, father and child(ren). List the characteristics that are common between a child and their mother and father.

 

TIP: Think of facial expressions and gestures.

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