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Year 8 Skin Conditions Investigation

Design an informative brochure, flyer (on Pages), iMovie or Powerpoint presentation that investigates either: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Melanoma Eczema/Dermatitis Warts Tinea (athletes foot) Acne

Research the condition you select by using the internet or library resources. You must cover the following criteria:
1. What is it?

2. Facts about prevalence (how many people/how often people get the disease), and death rates (if applicable) from the disease. 3. How is it caused? (How do people contract the condition?) 4. How can it be prevented? (What can people do so they are less likely to contract the condition?) 5. Signs & symptoms of the condition (How can people recognise and identify that they have the condition?) 6. How is it treated? (What can people do to manage or remove the condition?) 7. Who does it affect? (What people are more likely to contract the condition eg: age group, gender etc?) 8. Graphics or pictures explaining and detailing the condition.

Students will also need to ensure that the following points are considered:

The information is factual and relevant to topic area. Please use your own words in the presentation. Do
not copy text from the internet.

Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation used within the assignment is correct. Overall Presentation. STUDENTS MUST ENSURE THAT THE ANSWERS ARE DETAILED!!
The work you complete is due at the end of next weeks lesson. Everyone will be expected to share their findings with the rest of the class during class the following week.