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Heredity / by Mason Anders.
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ISBN:
9781515772576
Publication Information:
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a capstone imprint, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents:
What is heredity? -- Dominant and recessive genes -- Punnett square and probability -- Mendel's peas -- Modes of inheritance -- Mapping our genes -- Sex-linked traits.
Abstract:
Are your eyes brown? Blue? Green? Why are they the color that they are? Heredity takes a close look at the genes and traits passed down from mothers and fathers. Learn about dominant and recessive genes and how they determine unique characteristics.
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Reading grade level: 3-4.

Interest age level: 3-6.
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Are your eyes brown? Blue? Green? Why are they the color that they are? Heredity takes a close look at the genes and traits passed down from mothers and fathers. Learn about dominant and recessive genes and how they determine unique characteristics.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Heredity?p. 4
Chapter 2 Dominant and Recessive Genesp. 8
Chapter 3 Punnett Squares and Probabilityp. 12
Chapter 4 Mendel's Peasp. 14
Chapter 5 Modes of Inheritancep. 18
Chapter 6 Mapping Our Genesp. 22
Chapter 7 Sex-lined Traitsp. 26
Glossaryp. 30
Read Morep. 31
Internet Sitesp. 31
Critical Thinking Questionsp. 32
Indexp. 32