Communicable Diseases 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 14 Views 10 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 5 Views 10 Downloads
Students 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 39 Views 67 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 51 Views 75 Downloads
Background of Diseases-- Germs or Genes?
Students explore the background of common diseases. In this personal health instructional activity, 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
How Quickly Disease Spreads
Students 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 26 Views 120 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
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
Wherever We Go, There They Are!
The central video for this lesson is not available through the included resource link. However, the activity that simulates the passing of a virus through a population is impacting and the other resource links are invaluable. Use this lesson in a life science unit when covering viruses, or in a health class when covering communicable disease.
6th - 12th Health 33 Views 136 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 27 Views 201 Downloads
How Pandemics Spread
An eerie hand-drawn-style animation narrates how diseases are dispersed on a global scale. Although the content can strike fear in the hearts of viewers, it ends by noting how science has provided a way to minimize impact by identifying a pandemic early on and taking emergency measures.
8 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is easily available to you?
9th - 12th Science 35 Views 130 Downloads
Sexually Transmissible Diseases (STDs) - Day 1: Overview
Pages and pages of information on sexually transmissible diseases (STD). Vocabulary, worksheets, reference sheets, questions for discussion, and more. Transmission and reducing the risk of transmission of a STD. Signs, symptoms, and treatment of STDs.
9th - 10th Health 31 Views 129 Downloads
Climate Change And Disease
Students consider the role of climate change in the occurrence of vector born diseases such as malaria. In small groups, they research a specific vector to complete an information chart on climate changes in the region where the vector exists, the impact of the change on its habitat and the potential impact on disease transmission.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 41 Downloads
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Day 5: Communication
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This lesson presents some role-playing scenarios that your class can participate in, as well as have the opportunity to create their own.
9th - 10th Health 3 Views 10 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 22 Views 24 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 17 Views 95 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
The Fourth Branch: You!
Take time to remind your young learners of the valuable understanding that each branch of the United States government is really composed of other citizens. The reading material and worksheets of this resource cover the importance of citizens and their communication with their representatives.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 18 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed