Knowing Your Risk for HIV/AIDS

What are the various ways people can become infected with HIV? Build awareness with your pupils and dispel common myths on the transmission of HIV with this resource, which includes a brainstorming activity, group discussion, and a true/false quiz.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • For a cross-curricular lesson, discuss the biology of HIV or of viruses in general and how they infect an organism's cells
  • Introduce this topic within a larger lesson on sexually transmitted diseases
Classroom Considerations

  • Please note that while this lesson focuses on the transmission of HIV, it does not go into any detail regarding AIDS nor the history of HIV/AIDS
Pros

  • Answer key included
  • Includes list of additional resources and reflection questions for the instructor
Cons

  • None
Common Core