Warmer and sicker? Global warming and human health
Environment Protection Authority: Activities
Water quality testing in this activity students will evaluate the water quality of their local waterway through a series of indicator tests.
The potential consequences of climate variability and change: Human health (The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, USA)
Beyond the bite: Mosquitoes and malaria students study how climate variability and change will impact the spread of malaria. Student activity sheets are provided.
Climate and disease: A critical connection students analyse how climate variability can affect the food chain, predict changes in animal populations due to climate variability and interpret these relationships using basic concepts of ecology and genetics.
Union of Concerned Scientists (USA)
Global warming: Early warning signs this curriculum guide provides four activities. In the third activity, 'Climate change and disease', students find out more about the relationship between hosts, parasites and vectors for common diseases and evaluate how climate change could affect the spread of disease.
Page updated March 2006.