Malaria: The Cause
Learners explore the basic facts about malaria. They study how the disease can spread so quickly and label the pathway of the malaria parasite.
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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
Science and Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease
Looking for a valuable resource on the spread of infectious diseases? Here is a lesson in which pupils simulate the spread of diseases and learn about how to prevent them from spreading. Class members read case studies about diseases,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Millennium Development Goal: To Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Other Diseases
Young scholars read the passages and complete activities to learn ways the Thai government is trying to combat and halt infectious diseases. In this infectious disease lesson plan, students read information about action taken by the Thai...
6th - 7th Science
What's the Deadliest Animal in the World?
Do you know what animal causes more than one million deaths each year? This terrifying animal and how it causes so much death is the subject of a video that also shares how humans can avoid it and the research scientists have conducted...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science
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