Will You Still Eat Raw Fish after Watching This Video?

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Yikes, parasite eggs have been found in mummy remains! Scientists now know where they come from, but that doesn't always stop them. Learners explore the battle between parasites and hosts and how they strive to stay one step ahead of each other. A video discusses the balance of parasite-host and the cycle that keeps parasites reproducing.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Research the probability of parasites in fresh fish
  • Invite a doctor to speak about cases of parasite infestations
Classroom Considerations

  • Builds on an understanding of the characteristics of parasites
Pros

  • Discusses the pros and cons of parasite survival
  • Uses humor to add interest to the lesson
Cons

  • None