HOUSE: Miscellaneous Diseases / Disorder Research Project
Project Assigned: Thursday, Dec 5
10 Due: Friday, Dec 20
10 Due: Tues, Jan 21
After completing this project, students will be able to
- assess the credibility and validity of information sources and scientific methods, techniques and claims (websites, scientific journals, articles, etc. )
- be able to identify examples of diseases caused by degeneration, congenital deformations, environmental factors, lifestyle choices, nutrient deficit, toxins, poisons, and physical trauma
Students will choose 20 disease of interest, from the list given, and locate valid, credible sources of information pertaining to each disease. Students will complete one Synopsis Sheet & a Website Evaluation Forms checklist for each disease/disorder.
Class time given to begin project research.
Teacher assists students in completing synopsis sheets.
Feb 4, 5, 6,
Mon, Tues, Wed
Days A, B C
Case Study Trivia: Working in groups, students will use their research and critical thinking skills to diagnose patient cases as clues such as; case histories, symptoms & diagnostics test results are given.
After completing this activity, students will
- be able to collaborate to reach a common goal
- be able to use critical thinking skills to perform a differential diagnosis.