PRE-ACTIVITY MOVIE: USING FAMILY HISTORY TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH

Use this movie to spark discussion with students about what it means to be at risk, health family history and why it is important. The movie also acts as a teaser to excite student interest before doing the Risk Continuum and Pick The Risk activities.

Prior Knowledge Needed

None

Time Required

Class Time: 6 minutes (plus optional discussion time)
Prep Time: 10 minutes

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Using Family History to Improve Your Health (70 MB)

By watching the movie, students are introduced to the main ideas of the Risk Continuum and Pick The Risk activities prior to doing them, increasing comprehension and engagement level.

Students discuss disease risk, their own family history and how to try to prevent or reduce it.