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52 resources with the concept the flu

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What Is Your Snot Saying?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
All mucus is not created equal! An ACS Reactions video lesson explains what the color and texture of mucus communicates. Its appearance can indicate the status of our immune systems as it contains important cells and chemical compounds...
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Processes on Complex Networks

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Introduces your class to random processes in networks with an activity that uses information about disease spread using the susceptible, infectious, resistant (SIR) model. Participants determine whether a susceptible person becomes...
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Immune System – Guarding Against Disease

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Health fact: Washing your hands is one of the most important ways to protect your body from germs. Share this advice and many other tips for guarding against diseases such as the cold and flu virus with a colorful 73-slide PowerPoint...
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Curb the Epidemic!

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Class members use an applet on the Internet to simulate the spread of a disease. The simulation allows individuals to determine two nodes to vaccinate to limit the number of nodes infected. By running several simulations, scholars can...
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A Worse Death: War or Flu?

For Teachers 4th - 11th Standards
In a lesson that integrates history and mathematics, class members create graphs that compare military death statistics from World War I with those that resulted from the influenza pandemic of 1918.
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Common Cold – Self Care

For Students K - 12th
When kids enter school, they often bring home new illnesses. Decode their symptoms, and help them to take care of themselves, with a fact sheet about the common cold. It delineates the symptoms one would experience as well as the signs...
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Hand-Washing Hero

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What happens when comic writing and hand-washing forces combine? A wealth of fun and creative writing, as well as an introduction to one of the most important healthy habits your youngsters should know, await you in a simple writing prompt.
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HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and...
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Tissue, Please!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study the proper manners to reduce the risk of spreading or catching colds and flu. They discover good cold-season manners from reading aloud Tissue, Please! They complete an art project to reinforce good cold-season manner
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Case Studies: Influenza and HIV

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Stop infection spread. Pupils participate in an activity to model infections and replications of viruses. Within the activity, scholars see that viruses may end up with genetic variation and connect that to how some forms of the flu are...
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Influenza Virus: A tiny moving target

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the structure and adaptability of viruses. In this viral diseases instructional activity, students play a game to introduce viruses and disease. They conduct computer research and complete interactive activities to...
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Pandemic Panic

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners gather information about the H1N1 virus, and share this information. In this pandemic lesson students read about Influenza A, or Swine Flu, compile information on the disease, and then present their findings to the class.
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Viruses: Tiny But Deadly

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this viruses worksheet, students read given information about the effect of viruses on people throughout history. Students create a bar graph comparing the viruses and answer seven questions based on the information they have learned.
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1928 Flu

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers state the some diseases are the result of infection. They describe the risks associated with biological hazards, such as viruses. Pupils name ways that infectious disease can be prevented, controlled, or cured. Students...
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Pandemic Flu

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students review the difference between viruses and bacteria, and provide examples of illnesses that each can cause. To help students comprehend how quickly an influenza infection can spread, they perform an activity. They are placed in...
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Pandemics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners demonstrate their knowledge of past, present and future pandemics. They create timeline for the spread of Influenza Pandemic of 1918. They discuss parallels between outbreaks of influenza and bird flu.
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For the Birds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the different types of pandemic flu viruses and virus "scares" that have occurred over the past hundred years by creating a master chart that displays the origins, transmission, symptoms, and socio-historical impact of...
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Let's Learn the Flu Facts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine the difference between a cold and the flu. They discuss the symptoms of colds and flu, complete a cloze activity, and discuss how to stay healthy.
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Rhyming With Ramon

For Teachers K
Students examine healthy behaviors to avoid the flu. They repeat words that rhyme, sing a song, and repeat a chant and act out the verses to reinforce healthy behaviors to avoid the flu.
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WWI Home Front

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine WWI topics and answer questions about them. In this WWI propaganda lesson, students examine cartoons used during WWI and answer questions about the propaganda. Students then read letters about influenza and complete...
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Health Services in the Community

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The students will learn about and do research on health care workers. In this lesson students learn about community health care workers through doing research. Their final work is then collated to make a class book.
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Viruses

For Students 9th
In this virus worksheet, 9th graders study the graph shown that illustrates the sizes of viruses, bacteria, and other structures. Then they state how large a red blood cell is and how large the smallest viruses are that affect plants....
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Let's Learn the Flu Facts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore the common causes for colds and the flu. After discussing cold and flu symptoms, students complete a worksheet. They discuss ways to stay healthy and prevent colds and flu. Afterwards, learners complete a puzzle...
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Is It The Flu? What Do I Do?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars use the internet to research the flu. Using various websites, they identify who should get flu shots, how to protect themselves and guidelines for getting over the flu. They write a one page report on their findings to end...