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COVID-19: History and Geography of a Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have collection! In the first lesson, which is history centered, students compare the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 to the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918. On day two, researchers consider the role geography plays in the...
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Ebola Outbreak

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As of April, 2016, more than 28,000 suspected cases of Ebola were recorded in Western Africa with over 11,000 human deaths. Classes discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014 and then groups develop an action plan based on research,...
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Solve the Outbreak

For Students 6th - 12th
Pretend to be an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Detectives deal with data and make decisions to determine the dawn of the disease!
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Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Viruses

For Teachers 9th - 10th
A fliud exchange activity using pipettes/droppers to exchange fluids with at least 3 people. your students are advised not to spill any liquid. Droppers are collected in a large beaker, and students return to desks while holding tubes....
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COVID-19: A Geographic Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A seven-slide presentation examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain in manufacturing as well as global efforts to provide aid.
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Genetic Disease: Putting DNA to Work

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scientific knowledge of genetic information has grown quickly over the last decade. An interactive lesson has learners research the role of science and medicine in diagnosing and treating genetic disorders. They consider the job of the...
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COVID-19: Globalization and Economic Impact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does COVID-19 affect a global economy? The final installment in a three-part series explores the economic impact of the illness on a global scale. High school historians discuss globalization and analyze sources of data to understand...
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COVID-19: Geographic Diffusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An intriguing lesson provides information to help academics understand the role of geography in the diffusion of the COVID-19 illness. Academics interpret charts and make predictions for the future. The timely resource includes...
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COVID-19: Comparison with the Influenza Pandemic of 1918

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A timely lesson uses documentation from the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 to compare it to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Scholars watch a short video, analyze sources, complete a worksheet, and write a claim with supporting...
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How Close Are We to Eradicating HIV?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is being done to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS? An intriguing short video details current treatments available, including the use of antiretrovirals, to stop the transmission of the devastating disease.
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MedMyst: Disease Defenders

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The news often refers to a team of experts handling situations and outbreaks of illnesses. Young scientists learn about such a team as they train to prevent infectious disease outbreaks  Scholars meet three experts, learn about their...
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The Map of Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many define biology as the study of life but can't agree on a definition of life. Trying to explain all of the domains and subdomains of biology seems a bit easier than defining life. See a full map of the topics covered by the general...
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Virus Hunters: Epidemiology of Nipah Virus

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Being the “Host” at This Party is No Fun

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Discuss the symptoms and variations from infectious diseases from one person to the next. After a class discussion, small groups complete research on the topic. 
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Scientific Poster Session

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An informative lesson plan offers young scientists the chance to research a microbe and create an epidemiologic triangle for a poster session and presentation. 
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce infectious diseases and the epidemiologic triangle. A helpful resource describes the agent, host, and environment from the three vertices as well as the time factor, which is in the middle. Scholars complete a simple...
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Diseases

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
During a cholera outbreak, scientists presented two theories; one theory was based on miasma and the other on germs and contaminated water. The lesson looks at the scientific process for finding the real culprit. 
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Field Epidemiology: Investigation of an Unknown Disease

For Teachers 7th - 12th
More than 90 percent of the people in a building have come down with an illness, and it is your job to investigate. Teachers give scientists the data needed to decide what is important and how they can solve the mystery. The exercise is...
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Not all Scientific Studies are Created Equal

For Students 8th - 12th
Sample size and controls are features of the scientific inquiry process that are discussed in this quick-paced quip. A comparison is made between randomized clinical trials and epidemiological studies. Terms such as placebo, cohort,...
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Causes of Birth Defects: An Epidemiological Mystery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After taking a pretest on the causes of birth defects, emerging epidemiologists are introduced to a scenario in which babies in Cameron County, Texas have been born with brain and spine defects. Participants each take on a role:...
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Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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Cholera and the Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Five individuals in the class are "infected" with cholera! The rest of the class serves as investigators to discover the source of the outbreak. They test drinking fountains around campus for contamination. You, of course, will secretly...
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Depleted Uranium and the Brain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using an article about the toxicity of uranium exposure, learners discuss how the precautionary principle relates to epidemiologic studies. They analyze exposure data displayed in graphs and write descriptions of the results. You will...