Mendelian Genetics Science and Skin Color

 Skin color is an inherited trait, but it is not inherited in the same pattern or method as seen with Mendelian genetics. Skin color inheritance is known as polygenic inheritance, meaning more than one gene has an effect on the color we see. Skin color can have strong emotional, social and psychological impacts, however it is still a biological factor and not one of social construct. There is science behind skin color inheritance.Do you think understanding the science, inheritance or genetics of skin color could help with social and racial bias’ that currently exist? 
Watch this short video on the science of skin color and write your answers/opinion to the questions that follow.