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108 resources with the concept infections

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MicroMatters: Microbiology

For Students 6th - 9th
This is a fantastic set of microbiology resources for middle school science classes, with each lesson coming stocked with student lab materials, videos, PowerPoints, and even printable materials lists! Find everything you need (and maybe...
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How Diseases Spread

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers arm themselves with information about infectious diseases and how they spread to boost disease prevention. Scholars research the causes, prevention techniques and identify high-risk groups especially vulnerable to...
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Disease and Vaccination

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons in Unit 2, Disease and Vaccination, examine the different ways the immune system protects the body from pathogens. In the first lesson, scholars develop an understanding of how the immune system and pathogens react to each...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series for high schoolers is divided into 18 lessons that examine alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; emotional and behavioral health; infectious diseases; and conditions such as diabetes,...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series for grades 9-12 includes 21 lessons divided into 5 topics: fitness, hygiene, puberty and growing up, and safety. Each lesson has two hands-on activities designed to engage teens and...
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Teach Mrs. Jones' Class about Microbes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
During a biology lesson, scholars research microbes, design a lesson plan using an outline, and present the lesson to the class. 
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Infectious Disease Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A instructional activity like this gives...
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How the Body Works: Immune Cells

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Nate is learning about human body systems, and in this episode he finds out about how important the immune system is. The leucocyte army explains that bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites can pose a threat. The nose serves as the...
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Pharmaceuticals and Treatments

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students perform an experiment involving reverse transcriptase-polymerized chain reaction HIV replication to better examine the biotechnology used by scientists in pharmaceutical research of infections diseases like HIV. Students examine...
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Viruses

For Teachers 9th - 10th
A fliud exchange activity using pipettes/droppers to exchange fluids with at least 3 people. your students are advised not to spill any liquid. Droppers are collected in a large beaker, and students return to desks while holding tubes....
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HIV and AIDS: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Two activities help high schoolers learn about HIV and AIDS. First, groups read and discuss articles that provide information about sexually transmitted diseases and conduct further research to gather current information. They then...
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Development of Disease and Infection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's all in the cards. Using cards to simulate a disease's attack on the immune system, pupils develop an understanding of how the immune system and pathogens react to each other and why at times the pathogen wins. Groups play a game to...
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Infection Control and Standard Precautions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With the number of COVID-19 cases rising dramatically, information about how standard precautions can be used to control infection is essential. The 16 slides in a presentation outline of how people need to change their daily habits to...
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COVID-19 and Coronaviruses

For Teachers 6th - 12th
COVID-19 = CO (corona) + VI (virus) + D (disease) =19 (the year the disease first appeared) NOVEL (unknown to scientists and never before infected human patients). A colorful nine-slide presentation details what is currently known about...
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Understanding How Diseases Spread

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To boost disease prevention, high schoolers arm themselves with information about infectious diseases and how they spread. Scholars research the causes, prevention techniques, and identify high-risk groups especially vulnerable to a...
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Food Safety: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Food poisoning, salmonellosis, E. Coli, shigellosis, tapeworms—all these words can strike fear into eaters. Alas, the five-second rule is not necessarily true! Two activities teach teens safety rules for food purchasing, preparation,...
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Germs: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Beware the bugs! Two activities engage high schoolers in the study of germs, what they are, what they do to the body, and what can be done to prevent them from spreading. After reading a series of related articles, groups create a...
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Infectious Diseases: Bird Flu Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Understanding how viruses spread has never been more important. A well-designed WebQuest lesson has young scientists research viruses, how they spread, and how they are treated. They also consider the trends in common viruses in the world.
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How Can We Solve the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis?

For Students 6th - 12th
We live in the age of Superbugs! These nasty bacteria have developed resistance to antibiotics, and no new antibiotics are being developed. Find out why in a short video that reveals the role profit plays in drug research.
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The Accident that Changed the World

For Students 6th - 12th
Penicillin transformed medicine; however, its discovery was totally serendipitous! Find out how an open window, a sight breeze, and a forgotten petri dish changed the world.
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Hacking Bacteria to Fight Cancer

For Students 6th - 12th
The research being done in the field of synthetic biology holds tremendous possibilities for cancer patients. Here is a short video that details how synthetic biologists are learning how to program bacteria to attack tumors. 
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How Do Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can 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...
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What Makes TB the World's Most Infectious Killer?

For Students 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...
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West Nile Virus: Vectors and Hosts Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...