The Effects of Spreading Disease
Lesson Objective: A simulated disease hits the classroom and infection quickly spreads
Grade 6 / Science / Infection

Thought starters

  1. How does this powerful lesson idea help students understand how infection spreads?
  2. How does Ms. Ramel relate this lesson back to ecology to help students see the bigger picture?
  3. How will this activity positively impact the remaining components of the lesson?
7 Comments
Hi Sherri, Thanks for letting me know. I probably could have done the lesson without the other materials because she really explains everything on the video but I did find some more information on line. I am planning on doing this lesson next week. Thanks again. Laurie
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@Laurie, Thank you so much for the kind words and for being a part of our community! As for the supporting materials, this video is part of group that we licensed from the UK, and unfortunately we were unable to procure any of the lesson plans or other materials that might have gone along with them. We're very sorry we can't be more helpful. Cheers, Sherri
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I am so happy I found Teaching Channel. I am also so happy to have found this lesson. The video was amazing. I loved seeing the students so engaged in this activity. I would love to do this exact activity with my 7th grade life science class but I was hoping to find supporting materials that give the specifics of how much of each material should be used for example. Are they available?
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Can you elaborate how to use the experiment by using Cornstarch, milk, and Iodine in depth? I am attempting to use this method for an activity in Human Sexually for Helping Professions to indicated how easily the Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) spread. Thank you so much!
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What a great lesson for health educators when considering sexually transmitted infections.
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