Disease Prevention and HIV/AIDS Education
Sixth graders read the HIV Disease Continuum handout and discuss what they can do to reduce the risk. They determine what the effects of alcohol and other drugs are in making wise decisions.
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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 lesson engages young scholars in modeling the spread of infectious diseases,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
Millennium Development Goal: To Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Other Diseases
Students read the passages and complete activities to learn ways the Thai government is trying to combat and halt infectious diseases. In this infectious disease activity, students read information about action taken by the Thai...
6th - 7th Science
Solutions or Impossibilities? HIV Prevention for African Children
Students analyze maps for clues as to why students and mothers in both urban and rural areas of Africa may not fight HIV the same way as those in wealthier countries. They write an essay outlining solutions to the AIDS epidemic.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
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