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7
th

Grade: Chapter 6 Study Guide

Modern Genetics


The following list of questions and activities are intended to help you prepare for your upcoming
test. This is
not an assignment

to be turned in for credit. You may turn this paper in for 10 points
extra credit. In order to receive the extra credit you must have your
parent initial
each

question/activity

verifying that you have completed the tasks.
Do not

turn in flash cards, an
swer
sheets, diagrams, etc., that you produce as a result of this study guide.


1.

________ Make flash cards for all Key Terms on page189. Have someone drill you with
the cards for a total of 20 minutes before the test.


2.

________ Make a chart that compares

the inheritance patterns of single gene traits, multiple
allele traits, multiple gene traits, and sex
-
linked traits.


3.

________ Explain to another person how the gender of an organism is determined


4.

_________ Write the definition for sex chromosomes 5 time
s.


5.

_________ Explain to two other people why males are more likely to inherit sex
-
linked
traits than females.


6.

_________ List two sex
-
linked disorders.


7.

_________ Write a description about the influence an organism’s environment has on the
effects of its
genes.


8.

_________ List 4 genetic disorders discussed in the textbook and describe how each is
inherited. Also, describe the symptoms of each disorder.


9.

_________ Study the pedigree at the bottom of page 216. Answer question # 21 on page
216.


10.

_________ De
scribe to another person how a karyotype can be used to detect chromosomal
disorders.


11.

_________ Write a job description for a genetic counselor.


12.

_________ Make a Venn Diagram

to compare and contrast the two methods of selective
breeding: inbreeding and hybridization.


13.

_________ Write a description of cloning. Why might cloning be more advantageous than
selective breeding? How is cloning accomplished in animals?




See reverse
side

14.

_________ Draw a diagram of the genetic engineering process in bacterial cells. Label your
diagram.


15.

_________ Describe some genetic engineering techniques used in other organisms.


16.

_________Explain to another person how gene therapy may help individ
ual with genetic
disorders.


17.

_________ Write an argument supporting genetic engineering and another argument
opposing genetic engineering.


18.

_________Describe the purpose of the Human Genome Project.


19.

_________Explain to two other people how DNA finger prin
ting is different than regular
fingerprinting.