Name:____________________________________

Human Genetics

Instructions: As a class, go over each of the following traits and determine how many in the class exhibit the phenotype. Also view the presentation that shows pictures of these traits at Human Genetic Traits via docs.google.com.

Trait Description

Yourself

Class numbers

Ear points (Darwin's Point)

   
Tongue rolling    
Plays a sport    
Attached earlobe    
Plays an instrument    
Hitchhiker’s Thumb    
Upturned Nose    

Left-Handed

   

Freckles

   
Bent little fingers    
Curly hair    
Short big toe    
Eye Color (blue?)*    
Straight Hairline (not widow's peak)    

Chin dimple or cleft

   

Hand clasping, left over right thumb

   

Hair on middle joints of fingers

   

G.P.A. of 4 or above (A students)

   

Ring finger longer than index finger**

   

Likes broccoli

   

Arm folding ­ fold arms across stomach, is left on top?

   

Popularity (how many consider themselves popular)

   

Nearsighted

   
Gap between front teeth    
P.T.C Taster ***    

thumbwidows peakshort big toeearlobes