2What are some inherited traits? Inherited traits are things that are passed on that are specific traits.A tiger has stripes.A giraffe has a long neck.An elephant has a trunk.A snake has no legs.A plant has flowers.
3What are some inherited traits? This family has an inherited trait. Can you tell what it is?
4What are some inherited traits? Did you guess that they all had brown hair?
5What are some inherited traits? Some people have a genetic trait that creates indentations on their cheeks called dimples.
6These two images show the difference between a regular thumb and a “Hitchhiker’s thumb.” Because of a genetic difference, one can bend farther backwards.
7Tongue rolling is a genetic trait certain people have that allows them to curl their tongue.
8Some people have toes that decrease (get smaller) in size from the big toe to the small one. Others have a second toe that is longer than their big toe.
9Are you right or left thumbed Are you right or left thumbed? Put your hands together, interlocking your fingers. Which thumb is on top?
10Are your earlobes attached or unattached Are your earlobes attached or unattached? A person with attached ear lobes will have the lowest point of the ear lobe attached to the face.
12Right / left dominance is the tendency to favor one side of the body over the other. People generally have a dominant eye, meaning the brain chooses between images perceived by the right eye and the left eye. If neither eye is dominant, the image jumps from one eye to the other. There is no accepted correlation between hand dominance and eye dominance.ProcedureHold an index card with a small hole in the center at arm's length. Look through the hole with both eyes at a distant object. Close one eye, then the other. The eye that keeps the object centered in the hole is the dominant eye.
13What are some inherited traits? Look at the elephants. What traits do they have in common?