Communicable Diseases Teacher Resources
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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
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 3 Views 0 Downloads
In this communicable diseases worksheet, 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, 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.
6th - 9th Science 25 Views 200 Downloads
How Quickly Disease Spreads
High schoolers 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
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 6 Views 52 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
Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity
Here is a different approach: emerging epidemiologists first go home to interview family on the topic of infectious disease. Then they come to class and view a video and PowerPoint that explore how climate change may increase the occurrence of infectious disease.
8th - 12th Health 23 Views 64 Downloads
Human Population's Response to Re-emerging and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Students examine the human population response to microbial diseases. In this disease lesson students observe population trends, write about a scientist and evaluate and defend current treatments for infectious diseases.
6th - 12th Science 17 Views 162 Downloads
Disease Prevention and HIV/AIDS Education - Second Grade
Second graders, in groups, rotate to several stations around the room, in which question cards, regarding disease prevention, have be assigned. Groups visit each station, discuss and record their answer to the question and move to the next station/question.
2nd Health 3 Views 10 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
Pupils 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
Are You At Risk For Heart Disease?
Students investigate the dangers associated with heart disease. They conduct research in order to find some of the risk factors associated with contracting the disease. Students make a life health plan in order to prevent the adult onset of heart disease.
9th - 12th Health 15 Views 62 Downloads
High schoolers clarify common misconceptions about cells. They assess initial knowledge of cells and cell behavior, read and discuss an article and consider the role of cell communication in the diseases of diabetes, multiple sclerosis and drug addiction.
9th - 12th Science 32 Views 57 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