Malaria: Mosquito Host

Mosquitos can be more than just annoying, they may be deadly. A video presentation explains how mosquitos transmit the malaria virus to humans. The lesson highlights how the disease manifests itself in the mosquito before it bites a human host.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate during a larger unit on disease transmission
  • Have pupils create a flow chart describing the sequence of events leading to the transmission of malaria
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a strong understanding of cellular processes
Pros

  • Includes a link to additional resources on the same topic
  • Provides a transcript of the lesson to help support English learners
Cons

  • None