The Loathsome, Lethal Mosquito

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Mosquitos: they are annoying, cause pain and discomfort, and are some of the most prolific disease carriers in the animal kingdom, so why don't we simply eradicate them? In a short video, explore some of the different ways mosquitos can kill, and entertain some of the potential effects of eliminating the insect for good. See how much your learners picked up from the video by having them take the Think quiz or create your own assessment using the Flip This Lesson feature; by customizing the lesson to meet the needs of your class, you can create a lesson your kids will be buzzing about!

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Cute graphics and animation
  • Interesting facts about mosquitos
  • Gets into the ambiguous nature of science when discussing eliminating mosquitos 
Cons

  • None
Common Core