• Question: Why do people look different

    Asked by 527nenp43 to Sonia, Mossy, Maureen on 15 Nov 2018.
    • Photo: Sonia Lenehan

      Sonia Lenehan answered on 15 Nov 2018:

      It has to do with our genes! These genes hold the instructions for eye colour, hair colour, height, weight etc.

    • Photo: Maureen

      Maureen answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      It’s down to both DNA and our environment. DNA controls things like hair colour and eye colour. It’s also why we tend to look like our parents and our siblings. 🙂

      Where and when we grow up also has an effect, making us tan or skinny, changing how we style our hair, and influencing what clothes we like.