HIV/AIDS Teacher Resources
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HIV/AIDS in the United States
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you want to devote to the research, groups can either use the provided data exclusively, or do more research using the websites provided.
3rd - 12th Science 28 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Black Death and HIV/AIDS: Which is the Worse Plague?
Exploring the similarities and differences between the Black Death and HIV/AIDS, students write persuasive essays answering which is the "worse plague." This cross-curricular activity between Language Arts and Social Studies addresses several standards from both.
8th - 12th Health 20 Views 23 Downloads
HIV/AIDS—Lesson 1 The Real Picture
Ninth graders examine the AIDS epidemic. In this HIV/AIDS activity, 9th graders read "HIV/AIDS Facts and Myths," and watch "And the Band Played On." Students then participate in a classroom experiment that requires them to note the exchange of bodily fluids.
9th Social Studies & History 21 Views 55 Downloads
Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including world geography, economics, and science.
7th - 12th Science 26 Views 19 Downloads
HIV/AIDS: Rights and Responsibilities
Eighth graders read and discuss various situations revolving around the subject of HIV/AIDS. They practice applying knowledge, solving problems, and identifying feelings around the issue of HIV. They also discuss correct condom use.
8th Health 18 Views 14 Downloads
STD & HIV/AIDS, Day 2: HIV/AIDS - Staying Safe
Decrease risky behavior and inform your secondary Special Ed class about AIDS/HIV. They talk about germs, AIDS, transmission, and staying safe. Developmentally disabled individuals need to be informed about safe sex and disease transmission.
9th - 12th Special Education 22 Views 83 Downloads
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Day 2: HIV/AIDS - Understanding the Disease
One lesson in a series on sexually transmitted diseases, this activity is a good review about HIV/AIDS. Five main points in this lesson direct small groups of learners to read and present their information. They will need to make a poster for their presentation and then be able to answer any questions the class may have when they are finished.
7th - 10th Health 18 Views 71 Downloads
AIDS Awareness Campaign
Ninth graders launch their own AIDS awareness campaign. In this AIDS lesson, 9th graders read narratives from Our Stories, Our Songs: African Children Talk About AIDS. Students then share the stories they read and create their own commercials to draw attention to the plight of African children.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Government Policy and Its Impact on HIV/AIDS
High schoolers examine "President Bush's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief", identify important U.S. policy events related to AIDS/HIV from the last 25 years and hold a policy debate on the funding for AIDS/HIV programs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at Photography
Art can be a vehicle for social change and cultural expression. Upper graders examine the art of photographer David Goldblatt, as it pertains to apartheid, South Africa, and the AIDS epidemic. Discussion questions and image links are included.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 15 Downloads
The Contemporary World - The HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Africa & Canada's Response
Learners research the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa as an example of a contemporary global issue and will explore the ways in which the disease is being addressed with an emphasis on the Canadian government. In this HIV/AIDS lesson, students work in groups to reseach AIDS-related interventions.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 13 Downloads
HIV/AIDS & Other STDs, Day 1: Germs & Risk
Assist your secondary special education class for understanding risky behavior, hygiene, and STDs. The class discusses how germs spread, how people get sick, and what needs to be done to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. They examine a series of self-protection tools, practice washing their hands, and talk about why its important to keep clean.
9th - 12th Special Education 27 Views 71 Downloads
Monitoring an Epidemic: Analyzing Through Graphical Displays Factors Relating to the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Tenth graders differentiate pandemic and epidemic. For this health science lesson, 10th graders analyze how HIV and AIDS affect different countries. They construct and interpret different types of graphs.
10th Science 11 Views 34 Downloads
HIV/AIDS And Contemporary Population Dynamics
Students describe the spread and occurence of HIV/AIDS at multiple scales. They explain global and regional variations in the occurence of HIV/AIDS and explain the spread of HIV/AIDS in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Tracking the Monster
Students exchange fake bodily fluids with other students. They track the spread of the "infection" throughout the population of students and determine where the infection began in the class. Every student in the class choose a test tube of liquid which represents a sample of blood, and then exchanges that fluid with other students.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 27 Downloads
Making Copies of an HIV Particle
In the second of five lessons about HIV, discover the mechanisms that allow the HIV virus to replicate. Using the models that they created the day before, learners examine the parts of the virus particle. The lesson plan does not say what pupils should do with the information, so you may ask them to take notes, explain it to a neighbor, or make a drawing in their science notebooks.
3rd - 12th Science 11 Views 11 Downloads