Genetic disorder research paper

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For this assignment, you will research a genetic disorder and prepare a PowerPoint answering these questions as if you were presenting to a set of parents whose child has the disorder.

  • What causes this disorder
  • The genes/chromosomes that are involved
  • Is the disorder inherited?
  • Role of dominant or recessive genes
  • Any influence from the environment? Address if/how nature vs. nurture applies to this disorder
  • Is this diagnosed in utero? How?
  • How the disorder affects prenatal development
  • How the disorder affects postnatal development

Your paper should be 3 – 4 pages.

*** You going to write about Down syndrome******

Make sure your paper is APA style with in-text citations and a reference page. Please double space and use 12 Font Times New Roman.

Rubric

Research Paper

Research Paper
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFully answered required questions related to the theories.
35.0

ptsMet Criteria

26.0

ptsSomewhat met Criteria

19.0

ptsMinimally met Criteria

0.0

ptsDoes not meet Criteria

35.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCompleted Compare and Contrast. Explained what the theories have in common. Detailed their differences.
30.0

ptsMet Criteria

21.0

ptsSomewhat met Criteria

17.0

ptsMinimally met Criteria

0.0

ptsDoes not meet Criteria

30.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCorrect Grammar and Spelling
15.0

ptsMet Criteria

11.0

ptsSomewhat met Criteria

7.0

ptsMinimally met Criteria

0.0

ptsDoes not meet Criteria

15.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Style: cover page, headings, citations, appropriate sources,reference page
20.0

ptsMet Criteria

16.0

ptsSomewhat met Criteria

12.0

ptsMinimally met Criteria

0.0

ptsDoes not meet Criteria

20.0pts
Total Points: 100.0

 

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