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42 resources with the concept malaria

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A Student Exploration of the Global Impacts of Climate Change on Human HealthVector-Borne Diseases

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Develop an understanding of how climate change affects humans' health. The class lists what they know about climate change and its connection to disease and then read sections of an article providing specific details on how climate...
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Understanding How Diseases Spread

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To boost disease prevention, high schoolers arm themselves with information about infectious diseases and how they spread. Scholars research the causes, prevention techniques, and identify high-risk groups especially vulnerable to a...
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Tu Youyou

For Students 5th - 12th
Meet Tu Youyou, the first woman from China to win a Nobel Prize. Display a poster of Youyou in your classroom to inspire young scientists to persevere where others have failed. Her discovery of artemisinin to cure malaria has saved...
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Testing a Hypothesis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are sickle cell disease and malaria related somehow? Scholars learn about both illnesses and the hypotheses that they are related. They discuss, view a video, and answer questions to demonstrate understanding. The resource includes an...
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How Do Fibers Form?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The proteins inside a cell determine the shape of the cell. While most red blood cells have a circular shape, those with sickle cell take the shape of a sickle. This change in shape causes multiple issues in the system. Scholars solve...
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Population Genetics, Selection, and Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Hardy-Weinberg principle states that alleles and genotypes remain constant in the absence of evolutionary influences. Scholars complete a simple hands-on activity applying the Hardy-Weinberg principle to sample data. They observe how...
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Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Square Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
People with the sickle cell trait, but not sickle cell disease, find natural protection against malaria. Scholars consider various combinations of genotypes and environmental factors to determine if children might have sickle cell...
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Population Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic variation shows the health of a population, yet cheetahs show very little variation over that last 10,000 years. Scholars learn the importance of genetic variation in populations after viewing an informative presentation. It...
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MedMyst Mission 4: Malady In Mabuufo

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An outbreak of malaria requires your help to stop its spread. To discover the pathogen that causes malaria and multiple ways to fight the illness scholars play games, answer short quizzes, and learn scientific concepts with the fourth...
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General Overview History of the Panama Canal

For Students 10th - 12th
Called the Eight Wonder of the World by some and the Big Ditch by others, the Panama Canal is indeed an engineering marvel. The long, complicated, and sometimes controversial history of the canal is captured in a presentation loaded with...
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Malaria: Human Host

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Malaria is a parasite whose life cycle bounces between mosquitoes and humans. An informative video describes how malaria moves through human systems before arriving in the liver. Once in the liver, the instructor describes how the...
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Genetic Engineering and Diseases—Gene Drive and Malaria

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One thousand children die every day from malaria. Scientists now have the ability to stop this, but the ethical concerns worry many. The video explains both sides of the argument and the amazing science making it all possible.
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How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Combine agriculture and an increase in population density in sub-Saharan Africa and what do you get? Malaria! Young immunologists explore malaria's deadly rise to fame in a video. The narrator discusses its beginnings as a hitchhiking...
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4 Plants That are Great for Humans

For Students 9th - 12th
Many substances people commonly use today come from plants, such as caffeine, nicotine, and morphine. A video highlights four plants that scientists use for medicine. It explains the way people discover, research, and use them, then goes...
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What's the Deadliest Animal in the World?

For Students 6th - 12th
Do you know what animal causes more than one million deaths each year? This terrifying animal and how it causes so much death is the subject of a video that also shares how humans can avoid it and the research scientists have conducted...
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How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Mind control might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but after watching this short video you and your students will have a new, potentially terrifying understanding of parasites. Follow along as this resource explores...
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How Do Germs Spread (and Why Do They Make Us Sick)?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Much the chagrin of mothers around the world, germs are everywhere; it's unavoidable. Learn how these microscopic invaders have evolved different ways of spreading from one host to another with this short instructional video.
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Cheese, Dogs, and a Pill to Kill Mosquitoes and End Malaria

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This is a fantastic demonstration of how out-of-the-box science can serve the needs of mankind and save millions of lives. Bart Knois takes his audience through the step-by-step process of his research to kill mosquitoes and fight...
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Infectious Diseases

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Emerging epidemiologists investigate infectious diseases. In this disease lesson, students gather information about various diseases. Students create their own pamphlet about the disease. Students use peer assessment to grade their work.
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Reading and Discussing Nets are Nice

For Teachers K
Young learners work with informational text as they learn about world health problems. They will listen to a read aloud of Nets are Nice Storybook, stopping to discuss different world health problems that are highlighted. The focus of...
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Understanding Viruses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Evolution occurs on large and small scales, in both living organisms and viruses. By learning the pathway taken by pathogens such as the virus that causes dengue fever, scientists can get one step closer to understanding how to stop...
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Tell Me Why: Blood Types

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The genetics of blood types are described in this video by a doctor. Four different types of blood are formed by sugars contributed by your parents. Malaria factors into how genes have been passed on as people with type O blood better...
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Malaria Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners analyze three different strategies for controlling the spread of malaria. They examine the disease and how people catch it. Students explore the life cycle of the malaria parasite.
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I Wonder What Malaria is

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils examine the disease malaria. They compare how diseases were spread in the early 1900's compared to how they are spread today and discuss why that is dangerous. They take a survey to see how much they know about insects that carry...