This 42-slide detailed PowerPoint lesson on Genetic Disorders is aimed at senior high school level biology students as it contains a lot of detailed information.
There are 11 videos embedded in the PowerPoint. Simply start the slideshow and click the image and it will automatically open in your browser. The lesson contains diagrams, examples, and explanations. It includes the lesson (student and teacher versions of the PowerPoint) and a student lesson handout as a word document which follows the PowerPoint. I have used this lesson in my own classroom with great success.
Included in the lesson package is:
– The teacher version of the PowerPoint
– The student version of the PowerPoint
– 11 videos embedded in the PowerPoint
– Student lesson handout
In order, the lesson covers:
– Chromosomal Abnormalities
– Trisomy Syndromes
– Down Syndrome
– Klinefelter Syndrome
– Turner Syndrome
– Cri-du-Chat Syndrome
– Williams Syndrome
– Cystic Fibrosis
– Huntington Disease
– Sickle Cell Disease
– Tay-Sachs Disease
– Alzheimer Disease
The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.
This file is in .zip format. All that means is you download the lesson package as one file (.zip) and then double-click it to extract it. No additional software is needed, your PC or Mac will do all the work. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my PowerPoint lesson is structured and evaluate my work. If you are not 100% happy with what you purchase, I will refund your entire purchase price via PayPal. To access the video(s), begin the slideshow and click the image of the video player. A new window will open up taking you directly to the video.