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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.
Sixth graders explore the transmission of communicable diseases through drug use. In this personal health lesson plan, 6th graders discuss how diseases are transmitted via drug paraphernalia. Students also view a PowerPoint and play a relay game to demonstrate the concept.
In this communicable diseases activity, students 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.