Making Babies Lab - Dustin Lee Biology Making Babies Lab...

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Dustin Lee Making Babies Lab Biology Block C Introduction: In class, each student was partnered up in groups of two to learn why people are so varied in appearance, even when they are closely related. We learned about the huge variety of traits in the human population. Each pair would have a mother and father that were each heterozygous in each of the twenty nine traits that determined what their child’s face would look like. Analysis Question 1. Some of the important traits included eye color, chin shape, nose shape, and ear shape. Some traits that I preferred were no cleft chin, almond eyes, close set of eyes rounded nose shape, small nose, and medium and smaller lips. Some things that I did not prefer were a cleft chin, long and protruding mouth, Darwin’s ear point, and pits. 2. I would explain to him how we determined whether we would get one trait or another through a coin. If one of us got heads, then we would get a certain trait, and if both of us got tails, we would get another trait. For the skin color trait, we would both flip a coin three times, and depending on how many capital letters we got, it would determine our skin color. For the traits where there were three possibilities (Eye separation, eyebrow color, mouth size etc.), it would depend on
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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