Glencoe Life Science

Unit 4: Human Body Systems

Unit Project 1

Unique Diseases

Project Type: Technology
Have students explore an assigned disease or syndrome. Research should include a paragraph on each of the following topics:
History - discovered by whom, when
Characteristics - symptoms, diagnosis
Treatments - therapy, medications
Statistics - contracted by whom, where
Visuals - a photo or chart
This may be displayed in an informative poster or brochure and presented to the class.

Students may choose any of the diseases or disorders from this list. Disease List (7.0K) Then, use the web sites listed to find out more about some of them. Students may also choose to visit their local library to find more information about specific diseases and disorders.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genes and Diseases

Triple X Syndrome

Medline Plus


Click here for a rubric to help you score this project. (82.0K)

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