Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity

This Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity lesson plan also includes:

Here is a different approach: emerging epidemiologists first go home to interview family on the topic of infectious disease. Then they come to class and view a video and PowerPoint that explore how climate change may increase the occurrence of infectious disease. Following a class discussion, you will divide learners into groups and assign each a role to play in a debate. This poignant instructional activity will increase awareness of how complex infectious disease and climate change can be. It can be used in  a health class, biology, environmental science, or even a social studies class!

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Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Video
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