Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Case Study: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic – Factors Beyond the Biological that Influence the Spread of Disease
A very timely lesson looks at the social and political factors that affect the spread of disease. Using the 1918 Influenza Pandemic as a case study, pupils research factors that influenced the spread of the disease, including the role of...
World History Digital Education Foundation, Inc.
A timely lesson uses documentation from the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 to compare it to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Scholars watch a short video, analyze sources, complete a worksheet, and write a claim with supporting...
From outbreak to epidemic to pandemic. Calls for flattening the curve, social distancing, and face masks. A 12-slide presentation details pandemics and strategies for containment and mitigation of infectious diseases.
Students 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.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Lesson 1: Using the Pandemic Vulnerability Index Model to Examine the Risk Factors Associated with COVID-19
How vulnerable are you to COVID-19? High school mathematicians use the Pandemic Vulnerability Index to create models that help them collect and analyze data about the risk factors associated with COVID-19. After investigating four groups...
Young scientists use exponential growth and logarithms to model how a virus spreads through a population. Pupils watch a news clip about the 2012 outbreak of Ebola. Scholars then manipulate inactive graphs to see how various factors...
Students examine the preparations being made worldwide for the next pandemic. This is especially relevant in government or international relations classes but may be used in any class in which current events are discussed.
With the coronavirus pausing many norms in American society, officials are trying to decide how to safely hold voting in the 2020 presidential election. Using curated video clips, including speeches from Congress, journalists, and...
While COVID-19 has changed almost everything about daily life, it's also had a tremendous impact on the 2020 presidential contest. Using video clips featuring political advisors from both sides of the aisle, learners brainstorm what they...
Eleven slides make up a presentation that details the importance of practicing social distancing and what can be done at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scholars take part in the classroom discussion highlighting topics such as...
Alabama Department of Archives and History
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.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Lesson 2: Using the Pandemic Vulnerability Index Model to Examine the Risk Factors Associated with COVID-19
A lesson asks young mathematicians to investigate the social determinants and the environmental factors that influence risk factors associated with the spread of COVID-19. Class members then brainstorm what they can do to alleviate the...
Students 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.
Learners develop an awareness of the effect of pandemics and acquire knowledge to prevent a pandemic from spreading. In this pandemics lesson plan, students build research skills using a variety of sources. Learners investigate...
Students 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...
What is a pandemic, epidemic, and a vaccine? What changes have occurred in health and environmental awareness with the advent of new technology? This 20 question multiple choice quiz asks kids to answer who, what, when, and where about...
National Science Teaching Association
Learners, especially young ones, might be confused about why or frustrated that we have to stay at home. Help answer questions and calm emotions with a nine-page resource that details topics regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flatten the curve! Practice social distancing, wear a mask, wash hands frequently are all things everyone can do to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. A five-slide presentation makes suggestions for how to respond to the pandemic and how...
Facing History and Ourselves
Masks, a pandemic, remote learning, and isolation; scholars reflect on the past school year and consider what positive things they would like to see continued in the current school year and what negative things they would like to...
The most famous American disasters - natural and otherwise - of the late 19th and early 20th century are the focus of this presentation. Detailing the 1865 sinking of the USS Saldana, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and the Influenza...
Students research the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa as an example of a contemporary global issue and will explore the ways in which the disease is being addressed with an emphasis on the Canadian government. In this HIV/AIDS lesson,...
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