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209 resources with the concept hiv/aids

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The Economics of Dallas Buyers Club

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do entrepreneurship and crony capitalism intersect with federal regulation and the Food and Drug Administration in Dallas Buyers Club? This is a fascinating video that covers a wealth of economic concepts while referencing the recent...
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AP: Chapter 18: Microbial Models

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
AP biology and college microbiology classes benefit by completing this seven-page worksheet on microbes. An exhaustive set of questions addresses the characteristics and reproduction of viruses, classification and uses of bacteria, and...
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Pharmaceuticals and Treatments

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Learners perform an experiment involving reverse transcriptase-polymerized chain reaction HIV replication to better examine the biotechnology used by scientists in pharmaceutical research of infections diseases like HIV. Students examine...
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Surviving AIDS

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Enhance your middle and high schoolers' research skills with this instructional activity. After viewing a video clip about HIV and AIDS, high schoolers identify the facts and issues surrounding the disease. They work together to create a...
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Population Variation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Tasmanian devils are scavengers who eat dead animals including the bones and fur. A video begins with cancer in Tasmanian devils to demonstrate the importance of genetic variation. Then examples such as the black-footed ferret and AIDS...
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Viral Replication

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explain how viruses use the lytic and lysogenic cycles with an explanatory video. The resource also describes retroviruses and the virulence of bacteria. 
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HIV and AIDS Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 9th
HIV and AIDS are defined in this lesson plan to raise awareness. Learners will view a film (link to video is provided) about the disease and how it is contracted. They then discuss the film and complete a follow-up worksheet with...
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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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Geography Now! Eswatini

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's know as Swaziland no more—welcome, Estwatini! The African nation, while home to stunning geographical diversity, is one of the continent's smallest. It also has its challenges, with roughly a quarter of the adult population infected...
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Using Molecular and Evolutionary Biology to Understand HIV/AIDS and Treatment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
HIV mutates rapidly, making treatments challenging to find. Scholars learn about why it mutates so quickly and how scientists race to find treatments. The resource approaches the issue from both a molecular and evolutionary perspective...
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HIV Life Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost half of the global population infected with HIV cannot afford treatment. To better understand this devastating disease, young scientists observe the life cycle of HIV.  Through animation, they see the cell infection, replication,...
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Protease Inhibitors

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Protease inhibitors currently treat HIV and hepatitis C, but in the future, might also be used to treat some cancers. Viewers learn how HIV spreads in the body and then observe what happens after the introduction of a protease inhibitor. 
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U.S. AIDS Epidemic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The first AIDS cases in the United States were reported in June of 1981. AIDS quickly became an epidemic soon and the lack of a treatment or cure caused fear in the entire population. Viewers observe a geographical representation of the...
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AZT Blocks Reverse Transcriptase

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
AZT, developed in the 1960s to treat cancer, actually treats HIV as well. Viewers observe how AZT blocks the reverse transcriptase of HIV. Then they see what happens when the virus mutates to be immune to AZT.
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Viral DNA Integration

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do reverse transcriptase inhibitors work? Young virologists examine the function of azidothymidine, a drug doctors use to treat HIV patients, during a hands-on modeling activity. Groups create a strand of DNA from an HIV RNA strand...
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Virus Explorer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most pupils know about the flu, HIV, and other viruses, but they don't know what each actually looks like. This interactive shows their relative size, structure, and allows for comparisons. It stresses the similarities and differences...
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Viral Lysis and Budding

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do some viruses spread so quickly, and why do they make us feel terrible? Answer these (and many more) questions through a simple yet impactful lessons. Pupils observe demonstrations that show the two methods viruses use to escape...
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What Reduces Sexual Risks?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Teens don't have the ability to see around all of the corners of their decisions, some of which can affect the rest of their lives. Help them understand the implications of risky sexual behavior, including sexually transmitted diseases...
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HIV Protease Inhibitors

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do doctors fight a virus that's constantly mutating? Show science scholars how we fight HIV using one of its own most fundamental processes through a thoughtful demonstration. The lesson focuses on how protease inhibitors prevent HIV...
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Viral DNA Integration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do viruses hijack our cells to produce more viral particles? Junior immunologists model how viral RNA integrates into a host cell's DNA using pop beads and use interactive tools to explore a virus' genome. The teacher's guide...
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My Life—My Reproductive Health

For Students 6th - 8th
Keep learners informed about their options and rights when it comes to their sexuality. An in-depth lesson plan guides teenagers through a discussion on sexually transmitted diseases, teen pregnancy, and emotional consequences to having...
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Does the Theory of Evolution Really Matter?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Without the theory of evolution, we wouldn't understand the origins of HIV. The video explains three mysteries solved using the theory of evolution. It opens with shrinking fish, then the origins of HIV, and finally why grasslands turn...
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Why it's so Hard to Cure HIV/AIDS

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, a man was cured of HIV in 2008; unfortunately doctors are still scratching their heads trying to figure out how it happened. Follow along with this short video to learn about this deadly virus and the unique...
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“Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: HIV/AIDS”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
These activities and instructional handouts will help your learners to understand not only the causes, transmission, and prevention of HIV/AIDS, but also gain a deeper understanding of the chain of infection when diseases are spread.