Climate Change and Vector-Borne Disease Unit

Deadliest Animal in the World

What is the deadliest animal in the world and why? Bill Gates discusses efforts to control mosquito populations and eradicate malaria.

 

Introduction to Climate Change: It’s Not Just Global Warming

Theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku provides an overview of basic concepts of climate change and global warming in a CBS News clip.

 

Climate Carousel: Brainstorming Stations

This brainstorming exercise sparks student ideas on the causes of climate change, the global distribution of diseases, and the effects of climate variables—particularly temperature and precipitation.

 

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