Wiki Assignments:

Communicable Diseases Wikispace Assignment: Due Friday Oct 9th before class starts.

In this assignment, students will learn about a specific communicable disease and how it is spread. Each individual will pick a communicable disease from the class wikispace. They will then learn about it in full, and report on it, using the questionnaire below. The report must be in paragraph form and clearly legible in black typeface The wikisace must include 2 photographs that are relevant to the actual microorganism or causative agent and/or the signs/symptoms of the disease. Students must have at least 3 sources, and they must be listed at the bottom of the wikispace site. One of those sources must be an internet source, with a hyperlink to that site.



What is __?

Who gets ?

How is it spread?

What are the symptoms and when do they appear?

When and for how long is a person able to spread the disease?

How is ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_ diagnosed?

Does past infection with ­­­­­­­­­­ make a person immune?

What is the treatment?

What are the complications associated with ___?

What can be done to prevent the spread of __?



Throwdown #2:
Grading Rubric for Anatomy & Physiology Throwdown

Introduction of Topic and Team Members

10 pts

Graphic Representations to coincide with discussion (at least 2)
20 pts
Structure and Function of Body System
60 pts
Specific Info related to your topic (ie.differentiated cells, or specific digestive enzymes, etc)
20 pts
10 pts
10 pts
Question and Answer Session
10 pts
At least two links to relevant websites/blogspots/podcasts
10 pts
Bonus: Fun Facts about your topic
10 pts
150 pts +
10 bonus pts

Throwdown #1: Introductory Page
  1. Log onto this site as a new user.
  2. Create an introductory page as follows:
    1. Create a title and picture/graphic/art for your page, being sure to list your first name only. If you choose to include a picture, it must be appropriate for class, including only your head and shoulders and may not include photos of other people. (10)
    2. List 5 fun facts about you.(5 pts)
    3. List 3 possible career choices for you,briefly state why you are interested in each career, and include a career timeline needed to arrive at each career choice (similar to the one created as homework). (30pts)
    4. Create a hyperlink to a website of a school/program you are interested in going to.(5 pts)
3. Present your introductory page at the first throwdown. (50 pts)

Please see my Intro page for a basic structural outline: Ms. Loya