This activity is a part of the entire Wellness Unit portfolio I use in Biology (Canadian curriculum). You can see my other Biology Wellness Unit assignments/activities in my store.
What is this product?
This product is a take-home research assignment for the students to explore their family's medical history. They are to interview 5 family members regarding any medical history that they may have and illustrate the information on a family tree or pedigree.
Purpose of the assignment:
The purpose of this research assignment is to
to have you be more aware of your and your family’s health history
to encourage discussion on your health with your family members
to research on any potential illnesses that run in your family.
to understand and discuss the preventative or coping approach to the illness.
It is understandable that some of the health history is sensitive and confidential. Please leave out any illness / disease / disorder that you or your family feels uncomfortable in sharing in your portfolio.
A rubric is attached.
Interview templates are attached.
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