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Lesson 10 Genes and the Environment
TCI Lesson 10
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are influenced by their environment which can cause them to sprout/grow differently.
Genetics and a ______________ can influence their overall health.
You must have a __________________when conducting an experiment.
Claims must be supported by evidence collected in an ___________________.
An ___________ in one of two or more versions of a gene. A person inherits two alleles for each gene, one from each parent.
A _________ is a basic unit of heredity.
A ____________refers to a characteristic that is caused by genetics. Having green eyes or being shorter than average are traits a person might have.
______________is determined by genes, while _____________ is determined by environment.
genes and the environment.
Most traits are determined by both ____________________.
Most people have perfect pitch because of the alleles they inherited and through ___________of pitch.
If _____________are in the same environment then their differences are most likely due to genetics.
The type of food a person eats is an ___________________.
Belgian Blue cows
_________________have thicker muscles due to allele differences.
An________________ is what would be changed in an experiment.
A________________is what is measured due to the independent variable.
exact same genes.
Scientists determine which traits in humans are influenced by only the environment by studying people with the_________________.
Scientist must make sure environmental factors are _________________ when they study the effects of genes on a trait.
Scientists are able to use ________ to determine that obesity is influenced by certain alleles by using variables such as food and exercise.
A ______________ is a disease or condition caused by particular alleles of one or more genes.
Identical twins have the _________________, so scientists can reliably test different variables.
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