For this disease and immunity worksheet, students read six short paragraphs about disease and answer 2 long-answer questions about the reading. Lines are provided for students to write a one paragraph response to the 2 questions.
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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
The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this instructional activity engages students in modeling the spread of infectious...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
What We Know (and Don't Know) about Ebola
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...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Nervous System Through Disease and Injury
Middle schoolers are introduced to the nervous system. In groups, they research the relationship between disease and injury and how it affects the nervous system. To end the lesson, they present their findings to the class and create a...
6th - 8th Health