August 27: Genetic and Environmental Foundations


Link to PPT for today:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1NO1DRkskddPIJFwD70jtxz5qDa8BfJffi8_W-REcxpY/edit

Objectives/Time
Details
Review eCollege
5 min
  • Course Documents
  • Submit Assignments
  • DocSharing
  • Drop Box
  • Announcements
  • E-mail tool
Finish slides from Wednesday
30 min

Genetic Influences
50 min
1. Ella's story

2. Where do traits come from?
  • Dominant-Recessive Inheritance
  • Incomplete Dominance
  • x-Linked Inheritance
  • Genomic Imprinting
  • Mutations
  • Polygenic Inheritance

3. Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Down Syndrome
  • Abnormalities of Sex Chromosomes

4. Reproductive Choices
Environmental Influences
30 min
•The Family
•Socioeconomic Status (SES)
•Affluence
•Poverty
•Neighborhood
•School
•Cultural Values and Practices
•Public Policies
Where Genetics and Environment Intersect
15 min
  • Reaction Range
  • Canalization
  • Genetic-Environmental Correlation
    • Passive
    • Evocotive
    • Active
For Wednesday
5 min
  • Read Chapter 3