We found 205 reviewed resources for global diseases
How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your CellsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Just what exactly is sickle cell disease? A short, animated video explains how the cell adaption works, how inheriting the sickle cell trait can be an advantage in malaria-prone areas, and how sickle cell disease can be deadly.
Globalization and Trade and PovertyLesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can we eradicate extreme poverty with globalization? How far can the planet support a growing global industry? High schoolers watch an engaging video about some of the most important questions in the economic world today—and view some of...
Stopping Mosquito-Borne DiseaseLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fifty million people catch dengue fever each year. Understanding the transmission and symptoms of this disease helps people prevent and treat it. Learn about multiple intervention strategies and view graphs of their effects to stop the...
Pharmaceuticals and TreatmentsLesson Planet
12th - Higher Ed
Students 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...
Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom ActivityLesson Planet
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...
Populations and Human Impact on the EcosystemLesson Planet
7th - 12th
A respectful resource is available to support your ecology lecture. Introduce the population concepts of limiting factors and carrying capacity and then examine the example of a deer population in northern Arizona. Take a look at the...
Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and ChangeLesson Planet
1st - 12th
Students examine the potential impact of climate change to agriculture, coastal areas, forests, water, and human health. They hypothesize what might happen to a sugar maple forest and hold a debate about global warming.
Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges To Human HealthLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
For this medical worksheet, students formulate their own recommendations on the impact of infectious diseases. They gather detailed information from the stations in the Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health exhibition....