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Birth Defects Poster

There are many causes of birth defects, some known and some
unknown. There are also several different types of birth defects. This project
will give you the chance to explore birth defects, what causes them and how
to treat them, if they can be treated. Students will choose a birth defect and
create a poster or PowerPoint presentation on the chosen topic and present it
to the class. Your complete project should include the following:
Possible
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5 pts
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5 pts
6 pts
100 pts

Performance Task

Points
Earned

Title of Birth Defect Chosen (Your


name/date/class)
Definition of the birth defect-What is it?
Causes of the birth defect
Symptoms of the defect
Tests and diagnosis
Treatment of the defect (if possible)
Prevention of the defect
Pictures of children with the defect (at least 3)
3 Resources to get more information about the
defect (Book, organization, website, etc.)
Project is neat and organized
No more than 1 grammar, spelling, or
punctuation error. (-1 for each error more)
TOTAL

Presentation Score: ________________ (From presentation rubric)


Final Score: ____________
The completed project is due on ______________________. This rubric is to be
turned in with the completed project. Failure to do so will result in a loss of
10 points.

2010 Just FACS

2010 Just FACS