Inheriting Disease: Are You At-Risk?

Unit 6: DNA and Detectives: Applications of Genetic Testing
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Objective: Students will be able to explore the relationship between genetic variation and environmental factors in the onset of heart disease. Students will also consider the implications of increased knowledge about genetic variation for disease prevention.

Big Idea: Most diseases have both a genetic and environmental components; certain behaviors can increase or reduce a person’s risk of experiencing certain medical outcomes.

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