Week 2: Ecological & Biological Approaches

COURSE MATERIALS

  • Activity: Health Equity Quiz [complete]
  • Lecture: 2.1 Ecology and Adaptation [watch]
  • PDF: McElroy – Evolutionary and Ecological Perspectives [read]
  • Lecture: 2.2 Race and Medicine [watch]
  • Clip: Eugenicist Movement In America [watch]
  • PDF: Gravlee – How Race Becomes Biology: Embodiment of  Social Inequality [read]
  • Clip: Race and the New Biocitizen [watch]

Select at least 3 of the following episodes to watch:

  • Film: Unnatural Causes 1 – “In Sickness and in Wealth” [watch]
  • Film: Unnatural Causes 2 – “When the Bough Breaks” [watch]
  • Film: Unnatural Causes 3 – “Becoming American” [watch]
  • Film: Unnatural Causes 4 – “Bad Sugar” [watch]
  • Film: Unnatural Causes 5 – “Place Matters” [watch]
  • Film: Unnatural Causes 6 – “Collateral Damage” [watch]
  • Film: Unnatural Causes 7 – “Not Just a Paycheck” [watch]

ASSIGNMENTS

  • Reflection Post: W2 Reflection Prompt [link] – due 5/29 @ 11:59PM EST.
  • Activity Post: W2 Activity Prompt [link] – due 5/29 @ 11:59PM EST.
  • Comments: Due 5/31 @ 11:59PM EST.
  • Weebly Link Submission form (Reminder): If you haven’t done so already, please fill out the information in this google form – due 5/31 @11:59PM EST
  • Weebly: Work on the Ecological/Biological Approach Page of your Weebly [link]

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