In this communicable diseases worksheet, students explain what causes most types of diseases. Then they describe the difference between a disinfectant and an antiseptic. Students also determine ways that communicable diseases can be spread.
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease
Introduce infectious diseases and the epidemiologic triangle. A helpful resource describes the agent, host, and environment from the three vertices as well as the time factor, which is in the middle. Scholars complete a simple...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges To Human Health
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....
9th - Higher Ed Science
Some Similarities between the Spread of an Infectious Disease and Population Growth
If the infectious diseases and population growth worksheet, students simulate the spread of an infectious disease by exchanging fluids in a lab activity. Students watch the spread of the disease and graph the spread of the disease vs....
9th - 12th Science
Communicating About Communicable Diseases!
Here's an activity that asks class members to explore diseases and their causes, prevention, and cures to better inform the public. After researching, discussing, and learning about communicable and noncommunicable diseases, groups...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity
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...
8th - 12th Health
Viruses/Infectious Diseases: What's Really Bugging You?
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 doesn't get into the mechanics of how viruses...
5th - 8th Health