Helminthology Teacher Resources

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The Case for Saving Parasites

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
One study found there could be as many as 30,000 species of parasitic worms. Very few scientists study parasites, yet the need for a better understanding continues to prove itself. Brain Scoop presents a strong case for studying and...
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How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Mind control might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but after watching this short video you and your students will have a new, potentially terrifying understanding of parasites. Follow along as this resource explores...
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Webquest: Eradicating Guinea Worm Disease in Ghana

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the impact of Guinea Worm Disease. In this world issues lesson, students take on the roles of Peace Corps Volunteers. Students will apply their knowledge of the Guinea worm life cycle to create a plan for eradicating the...
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Unsegmented Worms

For Students 9th - 12th
While you definitely don't want to have tapeworms, they are an interesting species to say the least! They are just one of the species of Platyhelminthes that are part of the lesson presentation. The lesson begins with an overview of the...
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Parasite Development and Life Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are new to teaching agriculture classes, this outline may be helpful when you are preparing a lecture on parasites in livestock. In addition to lecturing on this topic, the lesson plan suggests that learners research the life...
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Open Inquiry using C. elegans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wondered what motivates a roundworm? Introduce your biology class to C. elegans, a non-parasitic model organism that can help them understand behavioral stimuli. Paired pupils design an experiment to test the worm's reaction to...
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Mollusks and Segmented Worms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Keep clam and read on! After reading the textbook selection about mollusks and worms in the additional materials section, your young zoologists check their comprehension by answering the questions on the handout found here. To...
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Animated Video Productions - Life Cycles

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare/contrast the life cycles of free-living organisms to that of parasites. They conduct Internet research, illustrate the stages of a specific organisms's life cycle, and direct and produce a mini-video production.
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The Three Worm Phyla

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the three worm phyla. In this classification lesson, 9th graders observe, compare and contrast the planarian, tapeworm, and fluke.
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Worm Interviews

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners identify types of worms. In this organisms lesson, students are shown slides of the different types of worms and take notes on each worm. Learners answer questions about each worm.
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Symbiosis: Help, Hinder or Destroy

For Teachers 6th Standards
Use background information and vocabulary to familiarize your students with the concept of symbiosis and the role agriculture plays in the shared relationship. They then write the vocabulary in their lab books or journals, and read the...
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Roundworms

For Students 7th - 12th
In this roundworms worksheet, students will review the characteristics of roundworms including the common parasitic roundworms that infect humans. This worksheet has 6 short answer and 2 fill in the blank questions.
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Simulating the Spread of an Infectious Disease

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this health worksheet, students identify various infectious diseases and explore the available options for stopping or preventing the spread of disease. They participate in a simulation experiment on how to measure and prevent. There...
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Flatworms

For Students 6th - 10th
In this flatworms worksheet, students identify and color the different parts of a flatworm. They complete 14 short answer questions related to the topic.
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Why Do Some People Have Seasonal Allergies?

For Students 7th - 12th
Not everyone looks forward to the spring, because it means allergy season for some. An informative video takes a deeper look into what happens to the immune system when seasonal allergens attack.
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Life in the City

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, biodiversity exists even in areas of disturbed habitat. An interactive activity challenges learners to look for species with a magnifying lens in an image of a city habitat. Pop-up images and descriptions explain how...
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BIO205-CH1- Intro Word Search

For Students 9th - 10th
In this word search activity, students locate words related to biology. The word list includes protists, viruses, plants, spiral, and biotechnology.
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Mixed Prepositions 20

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students respond to 13 multiple choice questions that require them to fill in the blanks in sentences with the appropriate prepositions.
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Aquatic Safari

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use an Internet Web site to locate the scientific information about various marine species. They use the Internet to find the scientific information about marine animals.
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Infectious Disease Detectives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a simulation of how diseases are transmitted. Each student holds a test tube, with only one containing the "disease" while the others have water. They move around the room until told to stop. Using droppers to...
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COMPARE SOILS BY GROWING PLANTS

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The student will identify the difference in the rate of plant growth in three soils that vary in organic matter.1. Obtain three to four flowerpots, different types of soil, a record chart, three to five beans for each pot, and water....
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What Structures and Behaviours Can Be Observed in Vinegar Eels?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners view vinegar eels under a microscope at different magnifications. They use a DigiScope with the camera attachment in place of the eyepiece. Students count the number of thrashing movements in 10 seconds. They repeat this three...
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the epidemiologic triangle. In this disease instructional activity, students discuss infectious disease as they study how they spread and discover their families' experiences with them. Students research Internet sites...

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