ERIC Number: ED143162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Genetic Conditions: A Resource Book and Instructional Guide to Human Heredity and Birth Defects for Kindergarten Through Adult Education.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Designed for administrators, teachers, school nurses, and others involved in health education for kindergarten through adult education, the resource guide provides curriculum ideas for instruction in genetic conditions, heredity, and birth defects. Student learning objectives, content information, learning activities, and evaluation methods are described for subconcepts within the four major goals: to comprehend the role of heredity and environment; to be aware of the most common birth defects and genetic conditions; to acquire basic information about prevention and treatment, and to know where to seek help and further information; and to understand the personal, social, and economic consequences of genetic conditions and birth defects and to consider the ethical implications of medical and genetic advances. (CL)
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Genetics, Handicapped Children, Health Education, Heredity, Medicine, Prenatal Influences, Prevention
California State Dept. of Education, Genetic Diseases and Disorders Project, Sacramento, California
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
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