WORLD AIDS DAY DECEMBER 1, 2003


AIDS / HIV Teaching and Learning Resources from Access Excellence

THE SPREAD OF AIDS
This is a hands-on activity that simulates the spread of a disease such as AIDS. Students will become aware of the rate at which AIDS can spread within a population.

 

STUDENT INVESTIGATION ON THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND HEMEAGGLUTINATION
This experiment demonstrates several of the concepts developed during lectures and classroom discussions about the immune system under attack by the AIDS virus.

 

THE AIDS VIRUS: ITS ORIGINS, EFFECTS, TRANSMISSION AND GENETICS PART I
This paper will attempt to provide specific, current information on the HTLV-III virus: General Information

 

THE AIDS VIRUS: ITS ORIGINS, EFFECTS, TRANSMISSION AND GENETICS PART II
This paper will attempt to provide specific, current information on the HTLV-III virus: Mechanisms and Effects

 

JUST SAY NO TO RISKY AIDS BEHAVIORS
You will learn about behaviors associated with getting acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and learn the infectious cycle for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

INFECTIOUS CYCLE STAGES
This is a list of the steps the body goes through from exposure to, through infection by the AIDS virus

IMMUNOLOGY UNIT
This is a series of Lesson Ideas (including some background info for students) covering the topic of immunology.

INFECTIOUS DISEASE PRESENTATION
This is a small group project to research the epidemiology of a particular infectious disease such as AIDS. Students then develop a presentation in to communicate their research findings to their classmates.

 

STUDENTS EXPLORING CYBERSPACE (SEC) PROJECT
Sample topics include AIDS treatments, AIDS vaccines, women and AIDS, children and AIDS, how AIDS is viewed in other cultures, how HIV infects cells, and epidemics through history.

VIRUS NEWSPAPER
Instead of a boring report, AP students design a newspaper on viruses like HIV. Included are the introduction and the checklist with istructions for obtaining the rubrics.