ALEX Classroom Resource


My Family Health Portrait

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My Family Health Portrait


Content Source:

Type: Interactive/Game


Students can use this tool, from the Surgeon General, to 

  • Enter family health history.
  • Learn about the risk for conditions that can run in families.
  • Print family health history to share with family or health care provider
  • Save family health history to update it over time.
Content Standard(s):
HE1 (2009)
Grade: 9-12
11 ) Describe prevention and management strategies for acute and chronic health conditions.

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: genetics, heredity
License Type: Public Domain
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Partnered Event: ALEX Resource Development Summit
AccessibilityGraphics: includes alt tags or long descriptions

Centers for Disease Control is free for teachers. Teachers may want to get parent permission before using this activity for classwork.

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
The event this resource created for:ALEX Resource Development Summit