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A Model ParasiteAdd to list Details
In this detailed activity (on pages 9-18), learners investigate the body parts of a parasitic ascaris worm by making and dissecting clay models.
Plant Parts and Their Diseases
This exercise is designed to teach young learners the different parts of a plant (root, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds), the basic functions of each part, and to show that tiny microscopic o
In this version of tag, a large group of learners model how the body fights infection. Learners act as germs, as lymphocytes, and as the body's cells threatened by germs.
Parasite SleuthAdd to list Details
In this activity (on pages 26-33), learners play parasitologists, solving several "mysteries" about people who got sick from various parasites. In teams of four, each member solves one mystery.
Bark Beetle Infestation Investigation: Estimation and Pheromones
This activity investigates how bark beetles can threaten forests by having learners estimate the number of infected trees from a photo.
Traveling TapewormAdd to list Details
In this "gross" activity (on pages 34-46), learners make a life-size model of a human digestive tract, and follow the life of a beef tapeworm as it makes its way through.
Pet Parasite DetectiveAdd to list Details
This activity (on pages 19-25) is about fleas and ticks, which are common pet parasites.
Outbreak!: Investigating Epidemics
A group of learners simulates the spread of disease by trading slips of paper, one set of which has been treated with a baking soda solution.