Future Health

Future Health Fact File

This Future Health Fact File is aimed at students in years 7 - 10.

It contains general information about the future of health and case studies about 3D printing of body parts  and advances in disease detection.

There are career profiles of an electrical engineer who works on cochlear implants and a genetic counsellor who advises families about possible genetic links to some cancers.

 Student activities are coded to the following general capabilities:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Digital technologies
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social thinking
  • Ethical thinking
  • Intercultural understanding

Additional resources and curriculum links are included.

 

Climate Change and Health

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Dr Grace Wangge from the SEAMEO Regional Centre for Food and Nutrition gave a keynote presentation entitled 'The Effects of Climate Change on Vector-Borne Diseases' to the STELR - STEM Workshop run in Indonesia in 2017. A pdf version of her slide-show can be downloaded here.