Lessons for Diseases and Disorders

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  • The Ethical Considerations of Personal Genomics - … DNA can cause certain traits, including genetic disorders, and increase a person's risk for some diseases. If students need a significant review … of genetic disorders and interventions: Single-gene (Mendelian) disorders (e.g., Huntington's disease) Complex traits involving the interaction between many genes and environmental factors … . Is there a difference between choosing to screen embryos for diseases and choosing other traits, such as sex? 6. Explain that in …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • The Ethical Considerations of Personal Genomics - … DNA can cause certain traits, including genetic disorders, and increase a person's risk for some diseases. If students need a significant review … of genetic disorders and interventions: Single-gene (Mendelian) disorders (e.g., Huntington's disease) Complex traits involving the interaction between many genes and environmental factors … . Is there a difference between choosing to screen embryos for diseases and choosing other traits, such as sex? 6. Explain that in …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Brainstormer - … also mention illnesses and disorders such as brain tumors. Briefly discuss safety measures such as seat belts, bicycle helmets, and hard hats that … practices the medical science that deals with the nervous system and disorders affecting it. Context: "As a neurologist, Dr. Ramachandran knew that … structure and functions of cells in organisms. Benchmarks: Knows that disease represents a breakdown in structures or functions of an organism; some diseases
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Food Journal Exercise - … and nutritional status. Both are modifiable risk factors for many of the acute (e.g., food poisoning) and chronic (e.g., heart disease) diseases and … by serious and sometimes lifethreatening eating disorders. The vast majority--more than 90 percent--of those afflicted with eating disorders are adolescent and young … to research the following eating disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder. Ask students to: compare the disorders (their similarities and differences); identify some ways …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-5
  • Earth Days: Rachel Carson - Sounding an Environmental Alarm - … narration intended to enforce a useful truth. Malady: a disease or disorder of the body. Viburnum: widely distributed shrubs or small trees … leaking untold amounts of chemicals into soil, plants and animals, affecting humans who suffered disease and additional maladies. From 1947 to 1960, the … narration intended to enforce a useful truth. Malady: a disease or disorder of the body. Viburnum: shrubs or trees from honeysuckle family …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Making Hard Decisions - … disease (AIDS; measles; and vancomycin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or VRSA) and proposes different actions. Students use three reference databases to learn about each disease and … something like, "We've been studying infectious diseases and the reasons why 'new' diseases are emerging and 'old' ones are re-emerging. What are … study suggested a link between the measles vaccine and chronic bowel disease and autism, a developmental disorder. Reviews of this study, however, failed to …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • BC Education - CAPP - Grade 9 - Personal Development (Healthy Living) - … associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and other communicable diseases + + To view the prescribed learning outcomes for Personal Development … transmitted or communicable diseases for: + use of current and credible sources + detail and accuracy of the information about causes, symptoms, and incidence RECOMMENDED LEARNING RESOURCES Real People: Coping with Eating Disorders
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Putting the Ill at Ease - … or four students, and assign each group a chronic disease. Suggested diseases include asthma, mental health disorders (such as bipolar disorder or manic-depression as … and control of disease. Benchmarks: Understands how lifestyle, pathogens, family history, and other risk factors are related to the cause or prevention of disease and other health problems; Knows communicable, chronic, and degenerative disease processes and the …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-12
  • Using Biotechnology to Detect and Treat Disease - … and Treat Disease In this media-rich lesson, students learn how biotechnology's techniques and tools are being used to help identify and fight disease, and examine the ethical and privacy issues associated with … , GeneChips, and stem cell therapy could together be used to detect a genetic disorder and possibly correct it. Part IV: Privacy and Ethics (45 …
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  • Using Biotechnology to Detect and Treat Disease - … and Treat Disease In this media-rich lesson, students learn how biotechnology's techniques and tools are being used to help identify and fight disease, and examine the ethical and privacy issues associated with … , GeneChips, and stem cell therapy could together be used to detect a genetic disorder and possibly correct it. Part IV: Privacy and Ethics (45 …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
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