10.3 Polygenic Inheritance (AHL)
Here’s an interesting clip about twins with different pigmentations:
But what could it be like to grow up so different from your twin? Here’s a good profile of teen boys, from the Guardian.
And thanks to C. Fielo for posting this excellent TED Talk from Nina Jablonksi:
Go to the TED page for a transcript, or visit Jablonski’s page from Penn State University.
– Option A: Nutrition review question – how does this link to the vitamin D deficiency questions?
How much sunblock should you wear?
Key terms: polygenic, inheritance, continuous, variation, contributing alleles,
This is a great TED talk to add to your presentation: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/nina_jablonski_breaks_the_illusion_of_skin_color.html
Thanks for that – I’ve added it to the page above!