This product, by It’s Not Rocket Science,
is a research project of genetic disorders. Students will simulate what it would be like to be adults expecting a child with a genetic disorder. Students will select (or be assigned) a genetic disorder that their future child will get. They will investigate this disorder and present their findings through four perspectives: the perspective of a doctor, a genetic counselor, a parent (themselves), and a community support group. Students will display their research using a scrapbook, Power Point, Prezi, video, or other pre-approved method.
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• 4 pages of teacher implementation notes, including accommodations for higher level and lower level students
• 8 pages of student handouts and rubrics
• Sample student work
Is this aligned to Next Generation Science Standards*?
Yes!! All of my products align with NGSS. This product specifically aligns with:
• HS-LS3-1: Ask questions to clarify relationships about the role of DNA and chromosomes in coding the instructions for characteristic traits passed from parents to offspring.
• HS-LS3-2: Make and defend a claim based on evidence that inheritable genetic variations may result from: (1) new genetic combinations through meiosis, (2) viable errors occurring during replication, and/or (3) mutations caused by environmental factors.
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