In this lesson, students learn the story of Sadako, a girl living in Japan in 1955 who contracted leukemia.
In this lesson, students imagine life at a cellular level and consider the fact that given specific mutations, cancer cells can achieve fabulous reproductive success.
Students investigate the hereditary nature of breast cancer and how it is linked to genetic mutation.
In this lesson students will perform 2 lab activities to simulate the work of a forensic expert in the area of DNA profiling.
This lesson requires students to determine potential cancer clusters given real data and to support their findings using mathematical calculations.
This lesson guides students through class discussion to review the five themes of geography and use these themes as a way to think about the topic of cancer.
How can we write persuasively about cancer for an identified audience? Students use a Web Quest in order to answer questions they pose about cancer.
How did modern day diseases, such as cancer, evolve? Explore this question and its ramifications on disease treatments.
How do doctors use evolutionary medicine to treat cancers? Have your students investigate the origins and causes of breast cancer via a WebQuest in this lesson plan.
Students answer the question: Who gets breast cancer?
Is there a correlation between the amount of fruit and vegetables you eat and particular types of cancer?
In this unconventional cellular anatomy lesson students learn cell structure and function and build a cell model.
One out of 600 young people develops one form of cancer, generally leukemia, brain tumors, lymphoma or sarcomas.
In this lesson plan, students are introduced to evolutionary medicine and undertake a WebQuest in search of information on breast and ovarian cancer.
Using a computer simulation, students learn the biological principles of evolution and cancer.
Students discuss their reading of John Gunther’s novel Death Be Not Proud in order to learn ways to prevent cancer by living a healthy lifestyle.
Working in cooperative groups, students examine the topic of breast cancer by exploring various Internet sites, brainstorming about the topic and creating a Web Quest.
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