HD101 Week 2 Ch. 2 Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth

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HD101 Week 2

Ch. 2 Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth

Study Questions: (10 points) – Write responses to each of the following questions. Write the responses in your own words, do not copy and paste from your textbook, or another source. Cite a reference for the information provided for each question. Include a reference list.

 

Rubric

  • Responses to questions are accurate. – 5 points
  • Each question has a reference citation in APA format; reference list is included/accurate. – 2 points.
  • Responses are written in student’s voice. – 3 points.

 

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  1. Please define and give an example of the following terminology:

Dominant genes

Definition:

Example:

Recessive genes

Definition:

Example:

Genotype

Definition:

Example:

Phenotype

Definition:

Example:

 

  1. What are gene by environment interactions (GxE)?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Please provide one example for each of the following types of gene by environment (GxE) interactions:
  2. Passive

 

 

  1. Active

 

 

  1. Evocative

 

  1. Name and describe what happens in each of the three stages of pregnancy.
  2. Stage 1: ____________________

Description:

 

  1. Stage 2: ____________________

Description:

 

  1. Stage 3: ____________________

Description:

 

  1. Name and describe what happens during the three stages of labor.
  2. Stage 1: ____________________

Description:

 

  1. Stage 2: ____________________

Description:

 

  1. Stage 3: ____________________

Description:

 

 

  1. What is the age of viability?

 

 

 

 

  1. What advice would you give to someone who is ready for pregnancy? Be sure to include diet, exercise, drug & alcohol use, and prenatal care?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What is a teratogen. Provide a definition. What are the possible effects of alcohol, smoking, prescription medicine, and other drugs?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What are some benefits for children that come from having involved dads?