CHAPTER 9 – END QUESTIONS • • • • • • • • If you have brothers and/or sisters you may notice some differences, what are some of the possible.

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Transcript CHAPTER 9 – END QUESTIONS • • • • • • • • If you have brothers and/or sisters you may notice some differences, what are some of the possible.

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If you have brothers and/or sisters you may notice some differences, what are some of
the possible genetic reasons for why this is so?
As you move around campus you notice that one flower color is much more common
than another, and it seems that both flowers are from the same species, so what
conclusion might you draw?
How is it that some genetic traits can ‘skip a generation’ in families?
How are you a product of your genes? of your environment? How do the two factors
interact?
Someone hands you a cute little animal and excitedly tells you that it has a chromosome
number of 72; excitement is natural since everyone loves biology. If you were to view one
of this animal’s reproductive cells under a microscope what might you expect to see?
If a forest has 75 oak trees for every 25 pine trees and you go and randomly look at one
of them, what are you likely to see? what if you looked at ten of them? what if you
looked at one thousand of them?
A blue animal hooks up with a yellow animal and they produce a litter of green babies,
what is going on?
If you are male then are you more likely to be color-blind than if you are female? if yes,
then why? how are the rules of inheritance different in this particular situation?