Why do you look like your parents? Why do you have blue eyes when your best friend has brown eyes? Genetics can give you the answers. Genetics explains how traits from parents get passed down to their children. Scientists hope to cure many diseases and make healthier food using genetics. Find out how genetics holds the code to what makes you the way you are.
Genetics is part of the Super Science Facts series that engages readers in grades 5 to 12 with fun science facts and colorful images on every page to support comprehension. The series covers Physical Science, Life Science and Social Sciences in individual sets. The minimal-text format (1,700 to 2,000 words per book) introduces content vocabulary defined in context and repeated in a glossary.