veski inspiring students lesson 9: mosquito lifecycles

Overview 

In this video, Professor Cameron Simmons talks about the lifecycle of the mosquito and its importance to controlling mosquito related illnesses.

This video is suitable for early high school students, or could be incorporated into senior biology when discussing disease processes.

The activities provided with this resource can be used across 1 to 2 lessons including watching the video, having a discussion about the content of the video, reviewing the key concepts, and completing the worksheet and other activities.  

 

Key objectives

  • Understand the stages in the mosquito lifecycle.
  • Understand how male and female mosquitos differ.
  • Be able to explain how interrupting the lifecycle can help in the prevention of mosquito related disease.

 

Background information

 

Activities

 

Categories

Mosquito lifecycle, disease prevention, biology

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