An overview of cancer and its causes.
Utilizing the information from The Human Genome Project, Olden and colleagues are studying genetic responses to certain chemicals thought to be dangerous. The goal is to create a database of how organisms respond to harmful chemicals which could help researchers and drug developers save considerable amounts of time and money. - VCU
Lesson plan includes a list of material, introductory, procedures for instruction, Activity 1: group analysis of hazardous chemicals, Activity 2: Role Play of a tragedy, and a few Extension Activities. Extra handouts are provided as links in blue.
Lesson is based off of a video "Deadly Patterns-Toxicogenomics". Plan includes pre-viewing questions (answers included), questions during the video, post viewing questions, a student activity that tests products for toxins, handouts and answer keys.
Website loads a .pdf file. Table of contents is pg 3 of the .pdf. Understanding cancer section is the background. Implementing the Module explains how the lesson plan works. The Student activities are towards the end.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Carcinogens and Cancer.
To predict the main ideas of the text based on context clues, to generate questions about a given topic and to organize and review the knowledge learned about the topic using the SQ3R strategy.
Tasmanian devils have a tough reputation, but it looks like cancer may be tougher.
This study guide covers the effects of environmental problems on health. It looks at pollution, carcinogen, and bioterrorism.
Explains how scientists discovered living things share common genes.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Carcinogens and Cancer.