Who Gets Sick?

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Who Gets Sick?



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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


This lesson is intended to help you understand that an individual’s genetic makeup combines with environmental factors such as nutrition, access to healthcare, and social experience to shape his or her experience of the disease. An important point the lesson conveys is that the incidence of the disease is not correlated with skin color (“race”).

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.3) Analyze how genetics and family history can impact personal health.

Examples: family history of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, or addictions

Tags: disease, genetics, heredity
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
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