Fugates Blue People Pedigrees

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Fugates-Blue People Pedigree
Name:_______________
Date:_________
Period:____
Directions:
 Open the following link:
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&ved=0CDIQFjAB&url
=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kenwoodacademy.org%2Fourpages%2Fauto%2F2012%2F2%2F28%2F
60614729%2Fblue%2520fugates%2520activity.pdf&ei=BZy3UNS3CZDtiQKO_oHYCA&usg=A
FQjCNEC3vtM7uskUHTuvCtYpnFwMJcMnw
 Read the pdf on the Blue People (Fugates)
 Create a pedigree.
 Answer the questions below.
Answer the following questions based on the Pedigree of the Fugate Family.
1.How many individuals have blue skin in the seven generations shown in the pedigree?
2.If in generation VI, individual 2, married someone who is not a carrier of the blue
people allele, what is the probability that their kids would be blue? Complete a Punnett
Square to support your answer. (Use the letter B)
3.
Which of the following is true about people with blue skin?
a) the people are homozygous dominant
b) the people are homozygous recessive
c) the people are heterozygous
d) the people are carriers
4.Looking at this pedigree, how can you tell that blue skin is a recessive trait?
5.What are the genotypes of the parents in the first generation?
6.Why are all of Martin and Elizabeth's kids either carriers or blue people? Use a Punnett
Square to support your answer.
7.What are the three lines on the graph in Figure 2 telling us?
8.Provide genotype and phenotype designations for each line on the graph in Figure
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