Middle and High School
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Preparing Students for 21st Century Careers
Challenge students to apply their science skills via citizen science or expose them to S.T.E.A.M. careers through a career presentation.
Curriculum Enhancing Resources
Check out our Grab 'n Go outbreak mystery lesson or our award winning interactive educational experience following West Nile virus' path from a bird to an unsuspecting human.
Operation Mosquito GRID is a citizen science program designed for middle school students
Community Science Water Analysis Workshop:
The Vector Inspector Program (VIP) receives hundreds of water samples each year from San Gabriel Valley elementary students. Whether it's a whole class or a small science club, put your students' science skills to work for public health!
Students will learn how to identify aquatic organisms in water samples and report findings.
Obtain parent permission
Must have lab space with functional microscopes
Mosquito pupa under the microscope
Interested? Email us at email@example.com
The West Nile virus group activity leads students though puzzles to solve a public health mystery. Students must use the evidence presented to identify the host, vector, pathogen, and the environmental factors leading to the outbreak.
Large envelopes/folders to contain documents
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Journey of the Germ is an animated and interactive video that details how West Nile virus is spread from host to host by a mosquito. The experience illustrates the surprising difference a few degrees in temperature can make in the spread of West Nile virus.
Can something be done to stop the germ in its tracks? Follow the journey of the germ to find out!