Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change: Human Health - Beyond the Bite: Mosquitoes and Malaria
http://www.strategies.org/docs/Mosquitoes_May02.pdf

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This activity explores one potential impact of climate variability and change on our health by studying the increased spread of malaria. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activities seek to stimulate thought about the long-term impact of a warmer planet. This resource responds to national education standards in the English language arts, geography, social studies, mathematics, and science.


Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Climate Literacy Principles: Human Activities and Change:Increased Temperatures, Life and Climate Are Linked
Topics: Ocean, Human Dimensions/Resources, Atmosphere, Biosphere, ClimateKeywords: Climate, Greenhouse Effect, Ecosystems and Environmental Change, Effect of Global Warming, Organisms - Adaptations to their Environments, Climate Variability, El Nino/La Nina, Human Health and Global Environmental Change