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MedMyst Mission 3: Nemesis at Neuropolis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Calling all science sleuths! A patient appears to have a disease eradicated years ago—how do you treat it? Scholars must research the illness, the possible causes, and find a cure before the disease spreads and wipes out the entire city....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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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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Animal Research and Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animals save lives. In small groups pupils research the role of animals in the development of vaccines. Each team investigates one disease to find out how the vaccine was developed and how animals played a role n the research. Groups...
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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Vaccine History and Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It all becomes a matter of timing. Groups use a variety of resources to research the history of vaccines by first creating a timeline of vaccine research using leading scientists' work. Learners read articles to develop a story of the...
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Edward Jenner

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is an interesting lesson that tells the story of Edward Jenner, who came up with an immunization for smallpox. After watching a video that describes him, learners use an outline of a man to draw his picture and write down some facts...
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The Conquest of the Aztec Civilization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use the classroom atlases, the Internet or textbooks to draw a freehand map. They work in groups using the maps in the book The Broken Spears (Portilla) and The Conquest of New Spain (Diaz) to draw a freehand map...
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Smallpox Threat

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine a website devoted to sharing smallpox facts. They are to focus on the history of the diesease, how to prevent it and the pathology involved. They discover information about the smallpox vaccine and how it can be used as...
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Diseases on Ships

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students create a presentation on one of seven diseases common to sea going ships.  For this diseases on ships lesson, students research diseases commonly found on ships of the late 16th and early 18th centuries.  Students read From...
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Making Vaccines

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss the steps the American government has taken in order to protect every U.S. citizen from a bioterrorist attack and how a vaccine works. After discussion, students can create six vaccines in their own virtual laboratory.
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Words in the News: Smallpox

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine images of different people with different diseases or illnesses. In groups, they match new vocabulary words with their definitions. They read an article about smallpox and answer questions.
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Power of Germs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view the film, Guns, Germs, and Warfare. They create projects based on the impact of germs on the development of societies and countries.
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Prairie Dog Prognosis

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the transmission of diseases from exotic pets to humans. They research different aspects of particular zoonotic diseases from the perspectives of the animal vector, the parasite, the infected human, and the carrier human.