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Communicable Diseases Teacher Resources
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Young scholars conduct a test to help them visualize the spread of germs. They identify that a pandemic is an epidemic (an outbreak of an infectious disease) that spreads across a large region or even worldwide. Finally, students state whether their hypothesis was correct or not, if germs can easily and knowingly be shared, adn how contamination occurs.
Young scholars explore the issue of sexually transmitted diseases and discover that someone may have an STD with no symptoms. In this sexually transmitted diseases lesson, students complete a worksheet as a large group. Young scholars discuss how someone can get an STD and how this relates to their lives.This lesson involves role-playing and a discussion.
Students observe human heath by completing a worksheet in class. In this STD instructional activity, students identify the different types of diseases which are spread through sexual intercourse and what symptoms will become noticeable. Students identify contraception methods which heavily reduce the risk of contracting an STD.
Students read the passages and complete activities to learn ways the Thai government is trying to combat and halt infectious diseases. In this infectious disease lesson plan, students read information about action taken by the Thai government to provide affordable medicine, think about what is needed for good health, and sort sequenced statements about HIV and AIDs.
Middle and high schoolers read and discuss an informative piece of writing on the Inca Nation and perform tasks in order to begin to form a deeper understanding of this fascinating culture from our past. This six-page plan has everything you need embedded in it for successful implementation with your class. The group work that is done is especially meaningful and requires high-level thinking and strong communication between group members.
High schoolers investigate the aging brain and its relationship to the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease. They need to have prior knowledge of brain and nervous system anatomy in order to participate in this lesson. Students compare an aging brain and one that is younger.
Students explore how the study of diseases, epidemics and disease management promotes our understanding of human culture and history. They also examine the roles of agriculture, trade and living in cities in promoting the spread of disease during the 14th century and today .
Sixth graders create a type of notebook or journal using colored copy paper on which to take notes. They complete research on a certain disease and report on it and then design their own disease causing bacteria or virus. Finally, 6th graders identify how a healthy looking, symptom-free person who is carrying the HIV virus can infect others.