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