Skin cancer exposed - Lesson plans

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In this guide you will have suggestions of lesson plans that have been designed by the Education National Coordinators using the Xplore Health materials.

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Skin cancer exposed - Lesson plans

  1. 1. Educator’s guide on skin cancer (Lesson plans)AUTHORS FUNDED BY:
  2. 2. Lesson Plan for module 3 – Skin cancer exposedI. IntroductionThis document provides a number of suggestions of lesson plans on four topics linked to skin cancerincluding time needed to organise the activities in class and the links with different schools subjects.II. Lesson plansThe lesson plans are meant to give teachers ideas of how the tools can be used within a lesson.The lesson plans will be preceded by a table displaying some general information concerning thesuggested plan, such as the age level of the students, the tools that are used, etc.The structure of the lesson plans is made in a way that objectives of the activities, as well as materialsneeded for the implementation, the procedure of the activities and the timing of each of the singleactivity are stated.Abbreviations:T: Teacher Ss: Students Ind: Individual workS: student OHT: overhead transparency Pw: PairworkGw: Groupwork Skin cancer exposed - 2 – Lesson plans
  3. 3. Lesson plan 1: Skin cancer detection and treatmentsGeneral information:Author of the lesson plan: Laurent MartorellSubject of the lesson: • Skin cancer detection and treatment • How is the skin cancer detected? What are the various treatments existing? • How to choose the most appropriate one?Age level of the students: 15-18 years oldXplore Health’s tools used: • Game: The unusual suspects • Video: Skin cancer, early detection saves live • Video: Skin Cancer exposedLink with different schoolsubjects/integration in the curriculum:Can the topic be linked to different subjects in This subject can be linked to various aspectsyour school? Does it fit to your curricula? of the curricula. Cancer and its mechanisms of development, detection and treatment are taught to its fullest extent.Pre-knowledge required by students: • Cell division • DNA and gene • DNA and pedigree: the fact that some genes are cancer related.Suggested background reading for Teachers’ guide: Background informationTeacher: Skin cancer exposed - 3 – Lesson plans
  4. 4. Lesson plan: Activity Objective of activity Material, tools Interaction Procedure Time (min.)Presentation To provide the aim of - T→S Teacher introduction 5of subject the lessonVideo Introduce the various Video: Skin 5 aspects of the topics: cancer, early Gw All students and the teacher the risk factors of detection saves watch the video melanoma, the live experts in charge of melanoma screening, distinguishing normal cells from cancer cellsGame Differentiate a normal Game: The Pw Student group work in pairs 20 mole from melanoma unusual suspect sVideo Learn on the Video: Skin Gw All students and the teacher 5 techniques to detect Cancer watch the video melanoma exposedTeacher Conclude the - T → Ss The teachers makes a 10speech activities summery of the lessonsTotal time 45of thelesson Skin cancer exposed - 4 – Lesson plans
  5. 5. Lesson plan 2: Genetic factors of skin cancerGeneral information:Author of the lesson plan: Katarzyna KozlowSubject of the lesson: Genetic factors of skin cancer Should a cancer-family syndrome remain silent or should the information be divulged to all relatives with risk by law - without permission of the cancer patient?Age level of the students: 15-18 years oldXplore Health’s tools used: • Video Skin cancer ethical issues • Video Looking for genes in the labLink with different school • Basic biology curriculumsubjects/integration in the curriculum: • Extended biology curriculumCan the topic be linked to different subjects inyour school? Does it fit to your curricula? • Ethics curriculumPre-knowledge required by students: • Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology • Cellular division. • Molecular biologySuggested background reading for Teachers’ guide: Background informationTeacher: Skin cancer exposed - 5 – Lesson plans
  6. 6. Lesson plan: Activity Objective of activity Material, tools Interaction Procedure Time (min.)Presentation To provide the aim of - T→S 5 minof subject the lessonExplaining the To give background • Video’s Skin T→S Teacher 15 min cancer ethicalsubject information on skin presentation issues & Looking cancer and its for genes in the lab Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects • Educators guides Skin cancer exposedClass To discuss the topic: - T↔S Teacher led 15 mindiscussion Should a cancer- discussion Ss → Ss family syndrome S→Ss remain silent or should the information be divulged to all relatives with risk by law - without permission of the cancer patient?Summary Provide feedback - S→T Teacher led 10 from students discussionTotal time of 45the lesson Skin cancer exposed - 6 – Lesson plans
  7. 7. Lesson plan 3: Melanoma, risks and protectionGeneral information:Author of the lesson plan: Katarzyna KozlowSubject of the lesson: Melanoma, risks and protection What is melanoma? Are you at risk? How can you protect yourself?Age level of the students: 15-18 years oldXplore Health’s tools used: Video: Skin cancer, early detection saves livesLink with different school • Basic biology curriculumsubjects/integration in the curriculum: • Extended biology curriculumCan the topic be linked to different subjects inyour school? Does it fit to your curricula? • Ethics curriculumPre-knowledge required by students: Molecular BiologySuggested background reading for Teachers’ guide: Background informationTeacher:Lesson plan: Skin cancer exposed - 7 – Lesson plans
  8. 8. Activity Objective of activity Material, tools Interaction Procedure Time (min.)Presentation To provide the aim of - T→S Teacher 5of subject the lesson introductionExplaining the To give background Video: Skin cancer, Gw All students 5concepts in a short period of early detection saves and the teacher time with many lives watch the video interesting facts about skin cancer - melanoma.Class Discuss the theme: - T↔S Teacher led 15discussion the negative discussion Ss → Ss influence of the use of sunbeds on skin S→T cells.Summary of Collect feedback fromthe debate students and summarise the knowledge gained on the basic risk factors Student led leading to skin S→T 10 discussion cancer, the influence UV radiation have on skin cells, the importance of regular check-upsEvaluation To evaluate the Questions prepared students current by the teacher Ind Survey 10 knowledge on the subject of melanomaTotal time of 45the lesson Lesson plan 4: Ethical aspect of skin cancer detection in the foetus Skin cancer exposed - 8 – Lesson plans
  9. 9. General information:Author of the lesson plan: Carlos de PazSubject of the lesson: Ethical aspect of skin cancer detection in the foetus taking into account the family perspective and the health system perspectiveAge level of the students: 15-18 years oldXplore Health’s tools used: Free usage of all tools of the module 3Link with different school Science for contemporary worldsubjects/integration in the curriculum:Can the topic be linked to different subjects inyour school? Does it fit to your curricula?Pre-knowledge required by students: No specific pre-knowledge needed. Concepts provided in the tools from module 3.Suggested background reading for Teachers’ guide: Background informationTeacher:Lesson plan: Skin cancer exposed - 9 – Lesson plans
  10. 10. Activity Objective of activity Material, tools Interaction Procedure Time (min.) Create a scenario for Short teacher speech Photographic the activity. Place the T → SS with photographicIntroduction session with 10 activity in a realistic presentation as emotive images. context. background. Main Question to answer by teams: Should it be allowed to scan foetuses for skin cancer-family syndromes, and is it ethically acceptable Just the voice of to abort if a cancer Less than 2 Define the task as the teacher. syndrome is found? Just the timeDescribing the T → SS briefly and clearly Better if no Secondary task for to read thetask possible. background teams: Define four tasks slow present. simple sentences to and clear. explain the perspective of the team role. Final task to edit by group: define a consensus and Decalogue. Define three or four perspectives (teams) to look at the issue. (Example: 1. Ss (TeacherDistribution of Members of one - as Student discussion 10roles family with a history moderator) of skin cancer. 2. Economists responsible for the national health Skin cancer exposed - 10 – Lesson plans
  11. 11. system. 3. Scientists involved in the development of systems for early detection of cancer.4. Philosophers interested in the limits of the progress of science.) S (change for All students work with Computers PW if thereFree usage of the Xplore Health classroom. are not 30tools tools keeping in mind Notepad. enough their selected role. computers) Each team answers the main questionTeam under the perspective Workshop (each Classroom GW 10-15discussion of its role. Yes or no team separately) and a very brief explanation. One spokesperson from each team sets out its position andGroup establishes two sets GW (Teacherdiscussion of interventions. Reach consensus Classroom as 35-40and All sentences are moderator)Conclusion published and sorted to reach the final consensus and Decalogue.Total time of 45the lesson Skin cancer exposed - 11 – Lesson plans
  12. 12. FUNDED BY: PROJECT PARTNERSBY:WITH THE SUPPORT OF Skin cancer exposed - 12 – Lesson plans

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