: You will be assigned to research and present information alone or with a partner about a specific genetic disorder. You will gather information about your genetic disorder then post it on your own page of this wiki. Upon posting your project, you will view at least 5 of your classmates' genetic disorder pages and post well thought out, constructive comments on each one. There will be a 20 point quiz that you can use the wiki pages for after the last day of the project.

Your wiki page must include the following:
  1. Name of the genetic disorder.
  2. Type of genetic disorder - how is it inherited? Dominant, recessive, sex-linked, nondisjunction , mutation, which chromosome it is located on, gene locus,etc.
  3. Description of the symptoms/effects
  4. Treatment - (if no treatment is currently available, explain why)
  5. Statistics on the # of individuals born with the disorder - (if applicable - include ethnic groups which are most prone to the disorder)
  6. Other information: any other interesting information - for example - famous cases in history
  7. 3 relevant and appropriate digital images
  8. Minimum of 3 reputable sources from which you derived and checked your information (include links)
  9. 2 forms of media
How will you be graded on this project? Possible points = 85pts.
15-13 Points
12-10 Points
9-6 Points
5-0 Points
Information is very organized with well-constructed paragraphs and subheadings.
Information is organized with well-constructed paragraphs.
Information is organized, but paragraphs are not well-constructed.
The information appears to be disorganized.

Quality of Information
All topics are addressed and all questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each.
All topics are addressed and most questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each.
All topics are addressed, and most questions answered with 1 sentence about each.
One or more topics were not addressed.


No or very few grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.
Grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors common throughout

Relevant images
All 3 Images are relevant, accurate and add to the reader's understanding of the topic
All 3 Images are accurate but only 2 add to the reader's understanding of the topic
Less than 3 images are present. Some are inaccurate or do not add interest to topic..


Two and

Less then two.

The following link contains the word document for your quiz. Click on the link to open the quiz. Answer the questions using your classes wiki pages only. After you have answered all of your questions save as your name and then go to the below website. Follow the directions to upload your quiz to my webpage. This must be done by midnight on tuesday March 31st.

Upload and Turn in Quiz here