Overview of Infectious Diseases
In this biology learning exercise, students identify and describe microbial evolution through an experiment using the sheets. They complete nine questions related to infectious diseases and where they are located.
9th - 10th Science 25 Views 49 Downloads
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges To Human Health
In 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
Is It Clean or Just Unseen? Dirty Water and the Naked Eye
How dirty is the water you consume? Pupils investigate a contaminated water source to determine the bacterial cell count. They participate in a discussion once results are obtained and relate this to drinking water and health safety.
9th - 12th Science
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Human Population's Response to Re-emerging and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Students examine the human population response to microbial diseases. For this disease lesson students observe population trends, write about a scientist and evaluate and defend current treatments for infectious diseases.
6th - 12th Science
Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the Classroom
Winogradsky columns are ideal for observing the role of bacteria and other microorganisms in an ecosystem. This student activity guide is complete with data tables for observations and analysis questions for processing what was observed....
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable