We found 109 resources with the concept infections
How Do Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCan humans be infected by animal viruses? Pupils explore the phenomenon of viral evolution and learn about how animal viruses sometimes adapt to infect humans. They see how viruses are transmitted and what pathogens need to survive. The...
What Makes TB the World's Most Infectious Killer?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
Tuberculosis is one of the most pervasive—and one of the oldest—diseases in the world. Why is it so hard to control the spread of this sickness? Watch an informative video about the white plague, also known as consumption, that discusses...
West Nile Virus: Vectors and Hosts GameLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The spread of an infectious disease can be a complicated process. Using a game approach, learners reenact the spread of the West Nile virus. They learn the need for the vector in transmitting the disease and how different organisms react...
Intracellular Infection by SalmonellaLesson Planet
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Bacteria are pesky little organisms that can often easily infect us. But how? Salmonella bacteria literally gets under our skin. Viewers see how the dangerous bacteria protects itself from defense mechanisms inside the cell.
2005 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response QuestionsLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Can the increase in meat production keep pace with the increase in population? Individuals analyze data to determine when human populations will exceed meat production at the current rates of increase. They also consider infectious...
E. Coli Infection StrategyLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While most strains of E. coli exist harmlessly inside our digestive tracts, some strains cause serious illness and even death. Watch the infection strategy of E. coli as it attacks a cell. The animation shares both what happens inside...
From Birds to People: The West Nile Virus StoryLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most people who catch West Nile virus display no symptoms, but a few suffer from severe illness and even death. Understanding how infectious diseases spread helps inform and improve prevention efforts. An interesting interactive focuses...
The Science of the AvengersLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Are superheroes science fiction ... or just really fancy science? Go even further behind the scenes with the characters from Avengers through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Curious chemists learn the...
Measles Explained—Vaccinate or Not?Lesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The measles virus travels through air and lives for two hours, making it more contagious than the flu. The video explains what measles does once it enters a body. It covers the spread of the virus and the body's immune system response.
How Your Dog Can Protect You Before You're BornLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Want to have a healthier baby? Get a puppy! Not to replace a human child, but to give that child an immunity boost before they are born. Pupils learn the link between dog slobber and a reduction in the likelihood of allergies and asthma...
Immune System (Part 1)Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A lack of good sleep weakens your immune system by making you more susceptible to infections and making recovery time longer. Video 45 in a series of 47 focuses on the immune system. Pupils hear how the body defends itself, from its...
Lymphatic SystemLesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn about the lymphatic system and its role in maintaining homeostasis in the 44th video in a series of 47. The narrator shows learners the anatomy of the lymphatic system and its role in supporting the cardiovascular system. He then...
Science and Society: Preventing the Spread of DiseaseLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for a valuable resource on the spread of infectious diseases? Here is a lesson in which pupils simulate the spread of diseases and learn about how to prevent them from spreading. Class members read case studies about diseases,...