Archive for the ‘Genetics Essay’ Category

Livvy D – How does genetics impact my life?

Tuesday May 15, 2012

How Does Genetics Impact Your Life?

 

            Genetics can determine many things in my life. They determine my appearance, my personality, and my preferences. They carry down traits from their parents. That is why their offspring are alike to them. Genetics also can carry down diseases in families. They impact my life and yours more than you may know. Here is how they influence mine.

            First of all, genetics impact my life because it determines most of my appearance. Half of the genes (more…)

Marina C – How do genetics impact my life.

Tuesday May 15, 2012

How Do Genetics Impact My Life?

Genetics determine who I am, what I look like, and what genetic disorders I have or will get.  It shows what I prefer and what tastes I like.  Genetics show why I am colorblind and why I like spicy foods.  My genes also show the reason to why I am brown-haired, hazel-eyed, and have light brown skin.

Genetic diseases like color blindness and downs syndrome are caused by the probability of a child getting two alleles for a disease if it is recessive or one or more alleles if it is dominant.  I am color blind.  (more…)

Harper E – How genetics impacts my life.

Tuesday May 15, 2012

Genetics impact your life by what you look like. Sometimes, your traits are not the same as your parent’s traits but it was from one of your ancestors passed down from your family tree. Diseases you’re predisposed to can be caused by genetics also. It could also impact you by your parents. Genetics make up every little bit that you are. It is what gives you blond hair and blue eyes; it is what makes you short or tall.

One way that genes can put a huge impact on your life is by (more…)