Malaria

In this set of ten lessons, students learn all about malaria. The titles describe the content.

Teachers are encouraged to supplement the information in this lesson with their own, making sure the lessons are culturally relevant and accurate.

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Contents:

Lesson 1: What is Malaria? - Describes the disease and how it is contracted.

Lesson 2: Where are you most likely to get Malaria? - Students explore the environments where malaria is most likely to occur.

Lesson 3: When are you most likely to get Malaria? - Students explore the times of day when malaria mosquitoes are more prevalent.

Lesson 4: Who is most likely to get Malaria? - Describes people who are at a higher risk of contracting the disease.

Lesson 5: What are the symptoms of Malaria? - Describes the symptoms.

Lesson 6: Why is Malaria a problem? - Explores the importance of prevention.

Lesson 7: How do you prevent Malaria? - Explores prevention strategies.

Lesson 8: How do you treat Malaria? - Describes treatment and medicines.

Lesson 9: Malaria and the future - Describes the changes over time in treatments, prevalence, and risks.

Lesson 10: A review - Reviews all nine previous lessons with interactive activities.