Lesson 5.2 Review and Assessment
What are the roles of the genome and epigenome in determining a person’s genetic blueprint?
What was Mendel’s contribution to developing the laws of heredity?
Explain why knowing one is a carrier of a recessive trait is important.
Explain the difference between a genetic and chromosomal disorder. Which is more serious and why?
List the environmental factors that have the potential to harm a fetus.
Describe how a mother’s emotional health can affect her fetus.
Paul has brown eyes, a dominant trait, and his wife Emily has blue eyes, a recessive trait. Paul and Emily’s daughter has blue eyes. How is this possible?
Based on the environmental risk factors described in this lesson, what can a mother do to protect her fetus from harm?
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