Those Pesky Mosquitoes: Carriers of West Nile Virus
Students study the insect classification of mosquitoes and how the spread diseases. They research breeding area and elimination techniques. They create a brochure with the information.
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Entomologists on Safari: On the Hunt for Mosquitoes
Students research about the symptoms of West Nile Virus. In this health lesson, students play the role of scientists investigating mosquito activity in a fictional community. They suggest ways to prevent West Nile virus infection by...
6th - 8th Science
Population Ecology: The Texas Mosquito Mystery
While 80 percent of people with West Nile Virus show no symptoms, in severe cases, it causes death by infecting the membranes around the spinal cord and brain. The video starts by making population ecology relevant. It includes density...
12 mins 7th - 12th Science
The Loathsome, Lethal Mosquito
Mosquitos: they are annoying, cause pain and discomfort, and are some of the most prolific disease carriers in the animal kingdom, so why don't we simply eradicate them? In a short video, explore some of the different ways mosquitos can...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable