Researching Disease/Abnormalities

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Young biologists hone their scientific research skills with a group project about diseases and abnormalities. After selecting their topic, academic teams work together to present their research in front of the class.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Compile a list of possible diseases or abnormalities for your class to select from
  • Design a cross-curricular unit between science and social studies in which groups research the history of treatments for their disease
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson plan is dense but valuable
Pros

  • Provides a learner version of the project prompt
  • Assessment section promotes peer assessment and reflection
  • Encourages teamwork and group collaboration
  • Includes concrete methods to demonstrate effective research
Cons

  • None