n this WebQuest, students investigate the global challenge of disease prevention – including both communicable (infectious) and noncommunicable (chronic) diseases. Students will identify the distinguishing features of communicable and noncommunicable diseases, and give examples of diseases in each category. They will investigate the domestic and global impacts of disease, and learn about some of the strategies that Peace Corps Volunteers are using to help reduce the risk of communicable and noncommunicable diseases in their host communities. CCSS: W.9-10.3 , W.9-10.7
Preventing Communicable & Noncommunicable Diseases
Subject English Language Arts — Language • Health and Wellness — Personal and Community Health • Social Studies — Geography, World Geography
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Common Core State Standards
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.