Virus and Disease Teacher Resources
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Combating Viruses at Lisbon Central SchoolLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students discuss the spread of viruses. For this service learning lesson, students educate others about the importance of hand washing to stop the spread of germs. They plan a service learning project to prevent virus related diseases.
Viruses/Infectious Diseases: What's Really Bugging You?Lesson Planet
5th - 8th
Middle school life science or health classes listen to an audio, visit websites, read different articles, and participate in a class-wide simulation about the spread of viruses. The lesson doesn't get into the mechanics of how viruses...
Influenza Virus: A tiny moving targetLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students investigate the structure and adaptability of viruses. In this viral diseases instructional activity, students play a game to introduce viruses and disease. They conduct computer research and complete interactive activities to...
What We Know (and Don't Know) about EbolaLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most people know that Ebola is a deadly virus that they want to avoid, but understand very little about the disease itself. This short video hopes to change that by explaining how the virus affects the body, the symptoms it causes, and...
Monitoring an Epidemic: Analyzing Through Graphical Displays Factors Relating to the Spread of HIV/AIDSLesson Planet
Tenth graders differentiate pandemic and epidemic. In this health science lesson, 10th graders analyze how HIV and AIDS affect different countries. They construct and interpret different types of graphs.
Virus Hunters: Epidemiology of Nipah VirusLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Who actually goes looking for a virus? Expose your class to the high-stakes life of an epidemiologist on the trail of the Nipah virus. Pupils engage in a short video, then examine how scientists predict, model, and find the source of...
Communicating About Communicable Diseases!Lesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's an activity that asks class members to explore diseases and their causes, prevention, and cures to better inform the public. After researching, discussing, and learning about communicable and noncommunicable diseases, groups...
Skin: The Behavior and Health ConnectionLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students explore how personal behavior can affect health, especially the health of your skin. They become better aware of how their personal behavior and the environment can have a considerable impact on their health in general. Students...