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Health: Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases
These sites provide an overview of communicable and non-communicable diseases. Learn about the differences between communicable and non-communicable diseases. There is information about basic causes, symptoms and treatment of diseases as well as prevention and transmission of diseases. Includes lesson plans, games, and quizzes. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Prevention and Control of Diseases, Viral Diseases, Vaccinations, Germs: Infection, Detection and Protection, and AIDS/HIV.
The World Health Organization provides information and facts about infectious diseases occurred around the world. Includes facts, Q&A, and multimedia. NOTE: This reading level is appropriate for older students.
The World Health Organization provides information and facts about chronic or noncommunicable diseases that have occurred the world. Includes facts, Q&A, and multimedia. NOTE: This reading level is appropriate for older students.
Students will choose a communicable or noncommunicable disease to research from internet resources and then write a group essay and present it to a class. NOTE: This site contains ads. Even this lesson plan is created for higher grade levels but the activity can be adjusted to lower grade levels.
These sites provide information about infectious and noninfectious diseases. Learn about their causes, prevention, and treatment. Includes personal health practices that minimize disease. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Anatomy: Immune System, Health: Germs: Infection, Detection and Protection, Vaccinations, Viral Diseases, and many more links on diseases.
What are viruses? Which viruses can cause cancer? Find the answers on these web sites. Learn about these viruses: the human papillomavirus, chicken pox, and dengue fever. Included are eThemes resources on polio, pandemics, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
Sites are about germs (bacteria and viruses) and diseases. Covers tips for disease prevention, such as hand-washing, food safety, vaccines, etc. Includes lesson plans, hands-on activities and interactive games. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Microbes: Bacteria.
These sites are about AIDS and HIV. There is information on how the disease is transmitted and how it is treated. Includes statistics on how many people worldwide are infected and the number of U.S. teenagers diagnosed with the disease. There is also information on prevention and testing. Includes maps, timelines, videos, and a link to an eThemes Resource on the immune system.