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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Globalization Comes to the Table

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, research the issues surrounding one of several controversies involving food and globalization. Then they debate their position and show a PowerPoint presentation at a mock summit meeting.
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How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your Cells

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Just what exactly is sickle cell disease? A short, animated video explains how the cell adaption works, how inheriting the sickle cell trait can be an advantage in malaria-prone areas, and how sickle cell disease can be deadly.
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Climate Change And Disease

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider the role of climate change in the occurrence of vector born diseases such as malaria. In small groups, they research a specific vector to complete an information chart on climate changes in the region where the...
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Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health Middle School Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Is there one right way to control infectious diseases? Learners determine the facts each stakeholder must consider when making their recommendations for controlling a disease threatening their area. They take into account public health,...
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Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fifty million people catch dengue fever each year. Understanding the transmission and symptoms of this disease helps people prevent and treat it. Learn about multiple intervention strategies and view graphs of their effects to stop the...
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Global Health Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine global health issues and the philanthropic efforts of Bill Gates. Working in groups, your class will research selected diseases focusing on symptoms, transmission, and prevention. They also conclude by writing grant proposals to...
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A Student Exploration of the Global Impacts of Climate Change on Human HealthVector-Borne Diseases

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Develop an understanding of how climate change affects humans' health. The class lists what they know about climate change and its connection to disease and then read sections of an article providing specific details on how climate...
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Globalization and Health

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the threat of global health issues. For this globalization lesson, students read the noted articles about diseases that have morphed through globalization. Students then participate in classroom simulation that requires...
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Sanitation and Disease Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore global health issues related to water and sanitation. For this Peace Corps lesson, students participate in an online game that requires them to examine how hygiene education, tapping springs, constructing wells, and...
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COVID-19: Globalization and Economic Impact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does COVID-19 affect a global economy? The final installment in a three-part series explores the economic impact of the illness on a global scale. High school historians discuss globalization and analyze sources of data to understand...
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Pharmaceuticals and Treatments

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students perform an experiment involving reverse transcriptase-polymerized chain reaction HIV replication to better examine the biotechnology used by scientists in pharmaceutical research of infections diseases like HIV. Students examine...
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Diseases Without Borders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use the European Union's struggle with Mad Cow Disease as a starting point to study the spread of infectious diseases across geographical boundaries.
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How Pandemics Spread

For Students 9th - 12th
An eerie hand-drawn-style animation narrates how diseases are dispersed on a global scale. Although the content can strike fear in the hearts of viewers, it ends by noting how science has provided a way to minimize impact by identifying...
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Health & Globalization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read about the effects of globalization on world health and particularly consider the consequences for developing countries. They participate in a role-play activity that explores issues about providing cheap medications...
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Ranking Global Problems

For Students 8th - 12th
In this global problems worksheet, students are given a list of ten issues that we face world wide and they rank the list in order of priority after discussing the topics with a group. Students then order the top ten problems that we...
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The Role of Amyloid in Alzheimer's Disease

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore amyloid proteins through a series of experiments. In this biology lesson, students explain the causes of Alzheimer's disease. They identify common symptoms related to this condition.
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Globalization: Prescription Drug Prices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners take a closer look at prescription drug prices in the United States and around the world. In this global issues lesson plan, students investigate health care costs, consider the impact of global prescription agreements, and...
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The Global Water Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the "quiet crisis," the lack of clean water, by reading articles and viewing video clips. They discuss the situations in Ethiopia, Yemen, Kenya, and Nepal. There are two options for the lesson, but one of them...
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Nuclear Weapons: What Should Our Policy Be?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate nuclear weapons policies. In this global issues lesson, students research policies that the United States could institute to control nuclear weapon production. Students participate in a simulation to determine the...
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Poverty & Disease: What is the Link?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students consider how to reduce poverty and fight disease around the world. For this interdisciplinary lesson, students participate in activities regarding global poverty, fighting disease, and connections between poverty and disease.
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World Population Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Population Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, take a...
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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...