Why it's so Hard to Cure HIV/AIDS

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Believe it or not, a man was cured of HIV in 2008; unfortunately doctors are still scratching their heads trying to figure out how it happened. Follow along with this short video to learn about this deadly virus and the unique characteristics that make it particularly difficult to cure.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include this video in a middle or high school health unit on sexually transmitted diseases
  • Develop a note-taking guide for the class to complete that supports their understanding of HIV
  • Extend student learning by having the class research the man who was cured of HIV
  • Assign this video and assessment as homework in your flipped classroom

  • Animations help to engage viewers and provide visual support for content being presented
  • The option to design their own customized lesson is available to teachers
  • A brief assessment offering five multiple choice and two open-ended questions is included with the video

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