Course: Science Subtest II
Lesson: Genetics and Evolution
Topic: Inheritance of Traits      Page 9 of 18  

Patterns of Inheritance

What determines who will and who will not inherit a deadly disease? Why do some identical twins look different from each other. Why do males inherit some diseases more often than females do.

This chapter reviews some of the important factors that determine how genetic traits are passed on to their offspring. This includes: