For the TOPIC type 2 diabetes and obesity:
Keep a Logbook documenting the research, include references. The research logbook must be handed in with your completed presentation, as it may be used to assess how you have processed and integrated the biological knowledge you have gathering during your research.
WRITE YOUR ASSESSMENT:
IN IT YOU SHOULD
• outline relevant biological knowledge such as:
-biological concepts and processes relating to the issue.
-At least one biological implications and one social implications (e.g. economic, ethical, cultural or environmental) of the issue in New Zealand.
-two different opinions or viewpoints about the issue in New Zealand (one for and one against) from named individuals, groups or organizations(consider how bias may influence these opinions).
•use the biological knowledge you have gathered to present your:
-personal position and one proposed personal and/or societal action on the issue in New Zealand. These must be explained by giving reasons, with supporting evidence, on why these have been chosen.
•an Analysis and evaluation of the biological knowledge related to the issue is used to justify your position and proposed personal/societal action by one of:
-comparing the significance of the biological and/or social implications
-considering the likely effectiveness of the proposed personal/social action
-commenting on the sources of biological knowledge used by considering ideas such as validity (date/currency, peer review status, scientific, acceptance)
or bias (attitudes, values, and beliefs) i.e. Weighing up how science ideas are used by different groups.