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What is GENETIC INHERITANCE ?

It is the passing of genes form parents to children.

Genes that are passed influence a persons physical features and characteristics.

2

What physical characteristics might children inherit from their parents ?

Height

Skin colour

Hair and eye colour

3

What are GENETIC DISORDERS ?

GENETIC DISORDERS are health conditions that are passed from parents to their children through their genes.

4

Name some genetic disorders

Down's syndrome.
Sickle cell anaemia.
Cystic fibrosis.

5

Influence of genetic inheritance of EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

How people picture themselves & their feelings of welling & security.

6

Influence of genetic inheritance of PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

Restricting or slowing growth, mobility and effects on physiological change.

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Influence of genetic inheritance of INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT

Effects on learning, thinking skills & memory as a result of a lest if disorder.
Or missing lessons - ill health.

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Influence of genetic inheritance of SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

May affect opportunities or ability to build friendships & relationships & become independent.