AIDS, HIV, & Other Microbe Matters
Young scholars conduct inquiry-based research for basic information about microbes, infections, and HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. After gathering answers to their questions, students develop a presentation to post on their school's Web site.
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HIV/AIDS in the United States
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...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Day 2: HIV/AIDS - Understanding the Disease
One lesson plan in a series on sexually transmitted diseases, this activity is a good review about HIV/AIDS. Five main points in this lesson plan direct small groups of learners to read and present their information. They will need to...
7th - 10th Health
Sequencing the Stages: Understanding H.I.V. Infection at the Molecular Level
How does HIV operate at the molecular level? Pupils discover the progression from a healthy immune cell to one infected with HIV, watch an animation of the HIV life cycle, and finally identify each of the stages with illustrations on...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Why it's so Hard to Cure HIV/AIDS
Believe it or not, a man was cured of HIV in 2008; unfortunately doctors are still scratching their heads trying to figure out how it happened. Follow along with this short video to learn about this deadly virus and the unique...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable