What Cheer Am I? RULES: 1. Everyone divides into equal teams. 2. Each team picks a card from a hat and has 10 minutes to prepare. Use the Internet for hints! 3. The team with the person whose birthday is approaching the soonest goes first! 4. The first team to guess the career correctly gains 50 points and performs next! 5. The winning team is the one with the most points after all 4 teams have performed. Good luck! NOTES: 1. This game should be played in 1 hour. 2. Assign 1 mentor to play “MC” and direct teams on and off the stage, as well as keep time during performances. 3. Assign 1 mentor to record all key words used/guessed during performance so teams earn due points. TEAM A – The Cheer Squad Find your rhyme and shake that thang! Prepare a cheer that describes the career your group has been assigned. Every key word you include in your cheer will gain your team 10 points! Time Limit: 5 minutes TEAM B – The Actors Guild LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Through charades, get the audience to guess the career your group has been assigned. Every key word they get correct, your team gains 20 points! Time Limit: 10 minutes TEAM C – The Picassos Be artistic! Using Pictionary, get the audience to guess the career your group has been assigned. Every key word they guess correctly, your team gains 20 points! Time Limit: 7 minutes TEAM D – The Soap Opera Stars Be drama kings and queens! Act out a skit to get the audience to guess the career your team has been assigned. Every key word you use gains your team 10 points! Time Limit: 7 minutes Genetic Engineer Biochemist Geneticists are researchers The biochemist studies the who study how various effects of foods, hormones, characteristics pass from drugs, and toxins on plants, parent to offspring. animals and single cells. Gene transplant work has Their aim is to know what given rise to the promising chemical compounds make up field of genetic engineering, living things and how they and genetic engineering interact in metabolism, companies are now growth, reproduction and manufacturing hormones, heredity. They are enzymes, and proteins for researchers working in medical and industrial use. medicine, agriculture or industry. Medical Evolutionary Microbiologist Biologist Microbiology concentrates on microorganisms, such as bacteria, yeast, fungi, protozoa and one-celled algae. Since many organisms cause disease, medical microbiologists are concerned with diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Molecular Human Geneticists These scientists provide new Biologist explanations for such mental Genetics have discovered the disorders as schizophrenia substance of the gene, DNA and depression. They are also and learned how to transplant concerned with the treatment genes from one organism to and prediction of birth another. Scientists who study defects and heritable DNA and its action are known diseases such as Huntington’s as molecular biologists. chorea. Some geneticists have mounted a massive effort to map the human genome, identifying all human genes and pinning down their locations on the chromosomes; this effort has already resulted in the ability to test for many disease genes and has also raised a number of important ethical questions.