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Talking Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chances are, many of the teens in your class have jobs or want to have jobs in the near future. Educate them about the hazards and emergencies that could occur in various workplaces with a set of lessons published by the National...
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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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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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Swine Flu and Health Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 8th
With the swine flu on everyone's mind, students can benefit from learning about influenza, epidemics, and public health.
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How to Change the World

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Biology or health classmates read a case study about a family who is dealing with fetal alcohol syndrome. The PowerPoint that is supposed to be shown is not included, but there are a plethora of web resources that can be used to help you...
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Inquiry into Infectious Disease: It's a Germy World After All

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students choose a question from a given list and develop an investigation about it. In this biology activity, students analyze bacterial growth by carrying out a guided experiment. They present their findings in class.
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Micronutrient Need Intervention

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the real world applications of nutrition. They study the problem of starvation and how it affects different populations. Students work in small groups in order to devise and intervention plan. They also search...
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Diabetes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate personal health by researching healthy eating on the Internet. In this childhood disease lesson, students discuss diabetes, the causes, and ways it can be prevented. Students complete worksheets based on potentially...
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A Miniscule Adversary: Combating Epidemics and Infectious Diseases in America

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discover the spread of different diseases in US. In this health science lesson plan, 10th graders research the role of CDC and PHS in protecting the citizens. They explore documented cases of pandemics and their impact on...
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Researching Infectious Diseases

For Students 5th - 6th
In this researching infectious diseases worksheet, learners write a report on one of the infectious diseases listed, using the web links for research, then answering 13 short answer questions about it.
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What We Know (and Don't Know) about Ebola

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most people know that Ebola is a deadly virus that they want to avoid, but understand very little about the disease itself. This short video hopes to change that by explaining how the virus affects the body, the symptoms it causes, and...
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Modeling an HIV Particle

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Models are an important part of science; they help us see the world on a scale that works for us. In the first of five lessons on HIV, learners make a paper model of the HIV virus that is about 500,000 times larger than the actual virus....
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HIV/AIDS in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you...
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How Does Asthma Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What triggers asthma? What are the symptoms of an asthma attack? Watch a video that explains how asthma affects the respiratory system and the extra work the lungs have to do when a person is undergoing an asthma attack.
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Blue Zones: Out with the old and in with the new

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders read articles about the Blue Zones, life expectancy and healthy and unhealthy habits of people around the world.  In this Current Events lesson, 7th graders participate in class discussion of key terms and concepts...
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Ah Choo!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare bacteria to viruses to find the differences. For this biology lesson, students research viruses they have been inoculated against, using the Internet. Students complete a graphic organizer of their research on common...
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Food Safety

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students read the brochure that is concerned with the concept of food safety. The dangers and advantages are discussed.
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Indoor Physical Activity Ideas for Kids!

For Teachers K - 8th
Rainy day schedule doesn't mean you can't stay fit! Use a collection of indoor physical activities during periods of inclement weather, substitute teaching days, or for those afternoons when your class just wants to move around!
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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 instructional activity looks at the scientific process for finding the real culprit. 
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Vision

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
From the iris and retina to glasses and contact lenses, learners will be excited to see what activities are in store for them as they learn about the complex organ of the human eye.
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Human Body Series - The Five Senses

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Get your class up and moving with these engaging hands-on-activities that target their five senses. Children explore four different work stations that require them to look, smell, hear, touch, and taste as they record their responses...
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Calculating Exponential Growth

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
There can be a steep learning curve when teaching about exponential growth, but the lesson helps kids make sense out of the concept. When talking about exponential growth of viruses, learners may not be very interested, but when you are...
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Understanding the Steps in a Process

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils read, "Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: FAQs", and discuss with questions embedded in the lesson.
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Pandemics and Security

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the preparations being made worldwide for the next pandemic. This is especially relevant in government or international relations classes but may be used in any class in which current events are discussed.