Birds, Mosquitoes, and Viruses

In this activity, students distinguish between direct and indirectly transmitted diseases and participate in a group game to simulate the spread of vector-borne diseases. They then research a particular pathogenic disease to learn how global warming and biodiversity loss can affect disease transmission.

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Ecohealth

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Game directions need to be clarified very explicitly - otherwise this could end in chaos.

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