science chapter 2 section 1
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What are traits?
all the features that an organism inherits are its traits
-every thing that you can see
Did people observe the inheritance of traits before scientists understood how the inheritance occurred?
If you wanted to improve an existing plant/animal what would you do?
you would bass breading on observable traits or they traits you wanted
what hereditary material is found in every cell?
what does DNA contain?
all the produce required for a living organism
what does DNA look like?
a twisted ladder
what is another name for a twisted ladder?
where is DNA found?
What is a gene part of?
the DNA code on a chromosomes
how many different types of proteins make up DNA? what are they called?
What is the genetic makeup of the genes an organism has?
=you can see them
list Chromosomes, Proteins, DNA, Cells, Genes in order from largest to smallest
Cell, Chromosomes, DNA, Gene, Protenis
What is mutation?
the switching of proteins
What can you see when you look at people?
Examples of how Environment effects phenotypes?
different soil = different color flower petals
leaves in full sunlight are thicker then those in partial sun
trees grow differently when they grow alone or in a forest
in the winter the Arctic Fox stops producing pigmentation so there fur turns white to match the snow
What would you like to do?
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