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Pharmaceuticals and Treatments

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Young scholars 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...
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Microbes and Disease

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Discuss how diseases have impacted human history. Divide your class into groups and assign each group one of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, plague, cholera, smallpox, and AIDS. They read up on, complete a concept map, and present...
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Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and explain the role of vaccines in infectious disease, They emphasize immunological principles and viral/bacterial infection processes. Students explore the three main vaccine types: DNA vaccines ("gene gun"),...
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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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Viruses/Infectious Diseases: What's Really Bugging You?

For Teachers 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 plan doesn't get into the mechanics of how...
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Vaccines Expert Group

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this medical learning exercise, students gather in-depth information on how well vaccines can effectively prevent the spread of disease. They explore two stations and give examples where vaccines have been used successfully and where...
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Tuberculosis Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reasearch the transmission of tuberculosis and design a communication product to help youth understand the risks of the disease, how it is tested for, and the benefits of proper treatment. This project incorporates language arts, math,...
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AIDS, HIV and other Microbe Matters

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This series of lessons contains sensitive material. Please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. It begins by discussing what microbes are. Scholars are then asked to review a few online resources and answer...
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Human Population's Response to Re-emerging and Emerging Infectious Diseases

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the human population response to microbial diseases.  In this disease lesson students observe population trends, write about a scientist and evaluate and defend current treatments for infectious diseases. 
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Inquiry into Infectious Disease: It's a Germy World After All

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers choose a question from a given list and develop an investigation about it. In this biology lesson, students analyze bacterial growth by carrying out a guided experiment. They present their findings in class.
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How the Environment Affects Our Health

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore how the environment affects health. In this infectious disease lesson, 9th graders investigate what environmental situations cause infections diseases. Students study the symptoms, treatments, prevention, and...
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The Science of Microbes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students will explore cells to understand that all living things are composed of cells. In this science lesson, students use the scientific process and work in cooperative groups to gain a better understanding of cells. In this...
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The Nature of Disease

For Students 9th - 12th
In this disease worksheet, high schoolers read information about infectious diseases, how they are transmitted, and how they are treated. Students then complete 6 fill in the blank questions.
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Immune System: The Master of Self-Defense

For Teachers 6th
Students examine the role of the immune system in the human body. They conduct a hand-washing experiment, answer questions while viewing videos, discuss key vocabulary, draw and label illustrations, and observe demonstrations and record...
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Ill At Ease

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research infectious diseases, focusing on what scientists and journalists currently do and do not know about each one. They act as scientists or journalists as they find out more about a particular infectious disease.
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Epidemic, Plague, and Infection

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students investigate the illness borne in concentration camps. In this Holocaust lesson, students participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how ailments became epidemics in concentration camps.
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"Pandemic" A Disease Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use small test tubes with water, salt and a silver nitrate solution to simulate the spread of infectious disease contracted the exchange of bodily fluid. They problem solve to track the original source of infection.
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EMERGING DISEASES RESEARCH PROJECT

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders work in teams to gather and present historical as well as current information about an infectious disease. They complete student reports on a Disease Database form for all diseases selected. Students then share their...
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Social Studies: The Human and Animal Connection!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students infer the connection among humans, animals, and disease through the interpretation of concept maps. They are introduced to the idea of a connection human disease and the domestication of animals.