Communicable Disease Teacher Resources
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New Review Communicable Diseases
Pathogens, what they are, how they spread, and how to prevent them from spreading are the focus of this resource that can be used to prepare learners for a performance task assessment or to begin the study of communicable diseases.
7th - 11th Science 7 Views 4 Downloads
Tools That Help Fight Disease
Sixth graders research the technological development of one medical tool from the 17th, 18th, or early 19th centuries. They trace the advancement of the tool to its contemporary medical tool. They research the communicable disease the tool helps cure and design a timeline related to their tool.
6th Health 3 Views 11 Downloads
In this communicable diseases instructional activity, students explain what causes most types of diseases. Then they describe the difference between a disinfectant and an antiseptic. Students also determine ways that communicable diseases can be spread.
7th - 9th Science 9 Views 93 Downloads
Diseases You Can Catch
In this communicable diseases worksheet, learners research 26 diseases and determine which are caused by viruses and which are caused by bacteria. After researching, they complete 11 short answer questions about signs and symptoms of the diseases as well as how they are spread.
6th - 9th Science 26 Views 200 Downloads
Background of Diseases-- Germs or Genes?
Students explore the background of common diseases. In this personal health lesson, students research causative agents of communicable and non-communicable diseases. Students use their research findings to create data tables in Microsoft Word.
8th - 12th Health 15 Views 57 Downloads
Hiv/aids, Year 1, Day 1
Students listen to an explanation distinguishing non-communicable and communicable diseases and the difference between concern and unhealthy fear. They describe the transmission modes for HIV and determine that casual contact can't pass the disease.
4th - 5th Health 5 Views 12 Downloads
The Black Plague
Students participate in a simulation game to experience the societal effects of the Black Plague during the Medieval Period. Information garnered during the game is used to discuss the current state of communicable diseases in our world faces today and how we deal with their containment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 206 Downloads
How About a Classroom Epidemic?
Have individuals wash their hands with soap and water, give one of them a yeast-covered piece of candy, and then have him shake hands with the person next to him. Handshakes continue down the line until everyone in the class has had contact.
6th - 12th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
Tracing an Epidemic
Designed as a teacher training, this presentation walks you through a lesson on the spread of communicable disease. Each participant is given a tiny cup of liquid and a sequence of exchanges then occurs. An indicator is then introduced to reveal who all caught the virtual disease.
9th - 12th Health 22 Views 29 Downloads
The Spread of Aids
This is an effective simulation of how communicable diseases such as AIDS can be spread throughout a population. Classmates exchange samples from their individual cups of liquid: one of them containing a dilute NaOH solution, and the rest containing plain water.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
How Quickly Disease Spreads
Young scholars demonstrate how quickly disease spreads and the importance of protective measures with communicable diseases. They examine past epidemics such as the Bubonic Plague and make predictions about future epidemics.They compare and contrast medieval medical expertise with that of modern medicine.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 118 Downloads
Risk Factors and Blood-Borne Diseases
Sixth graders brainstorm a list of blood-borne diseases discover means of prevention. They observe a demonstration of how diseases are communicated. Following the lecture, 6th graders discuss which diseases cause serious health problems.
6th Health 21 Views 24 Downloads