This is a wonderful research project that can be done over a school break. The students learn and teach each other about the 21 most common disorders and diseases.
This includes a teachers guide, a handout and rubric for the project and presentations, the test, the answer key for the test, grade sheets, handout slips and sign up sheets.
There is a step-by-step guide for what the students should be looking for and where they should find their information.
The 21 diseases and disorders are:
HYPOTHYROIDISM, COLON CANCER, BREAST/OVARIAN CANCER, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, CRI-DU-CHAT SYNDROME, DOWN SYNDROME, KLINEFELTER SYNDROME, TURNER SYNDROME, WILLIAMS SYNDROME, HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE, MAPLE SYRUP URINE DISEASE, GALACTOSEMIA, CYSTIC FIBROSIS, NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1 (NF1, PHENYLKETONURIA, ALPHA-1 ANTITRYPSIN DEFICIENCY, SEVERE COMBINED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME (SCID), SICKLE CELL DISEASE, DENOSINE DEAMINASE (ADA) DEFICIENCY, SMITH-LEMLI-OPITZ SYNDROME (SLOS, PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA