Primary, Secondary, K-12 OH Education Resources - One Health Commission

Primary, Secondary, K-12 OH Education Resources

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The following resources have been compiled to help early education teachers develop and deliver One Health- themed curricula across primary / secondary (K-12) grades. For more ideas and a framework for creating One Health-themed lessons see the Guide to Developing One Health Lessons for K-12 .

Learn about the International One Health for One Planet Education  (1HOPE) Initiative.

If you know of other primary / secondary (K-12) One Health Educational Resources not yet listed here, please let us know. cstroud@onehealthcommission.org.

Page last updated April 27, 2020     

(This webpage Under Continuing Development - Please visit often!)

Download a pdf list of the lessons on this page.

 

LESSON PLANS DEVELOPED BY THE ONE HEALTH COMMISSION EDUCATION TASK FORCE

Grades 1-5     The Web of Life: One Health Interconnections of Pets, People, and the Environment,      Teacher Workshop presented at the 7th Annual NSTA STEM Forum & Expo, July 13, 2018, (Downloadable files)

Grades 6-8     Solve a One Health Mystery!       Teacher Workshop presented, 7th Annual NSTA STEM Forum & Expo, July 13, 2018, (Downloadable files)

Grades 9-12    Discover the Interconnectedness of Human Sustainability and Earth’s ecosystems with One Health!  Teacher Workshop presented, 7th Annual NSTA STEM Forum & Expo, July 13, 2018. (Downloadable files)

 

OTHER ONE HEALTH – RELATED TEACHING MATERIALS

Note that some of these materials were developed for very specific purposes and may need to be modified or combined with other materials to construct a One Health lesson.  To enhance the One Health messaging, teachers should consider developing questions aimed at meeting the guidelines in the Guide to Developing One Health Lessons for K-12 . Last updated 4-27-20

Bat Rabies Educational materials

     From: One Health Commission Bat Rabies Education Team (BRET)

     Level:  All Ages, Free downloadable posters

Bats Rabies Workshop for 12-18 Year Olds

     Power Point Teaching Slide-Set Developed by Lexi Peterman, Athens Drive Magnate High School student, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Be a Zoonotic Disease Detective

     From Georgia 4-H, U.S. CDC and USDA APHIS

     Level: Grades 4-12

 

e-Bugs: Educating young people about microbes and antimicrobial resistance

      Created by Public Health England (PHE), e-Bug aims to reduce antibiotic resistance by helping children and young people understand infections and antibiotic use. Free to the world, available in 22 languages, operating in 26 countries worldwide, this website is rich with resources for teachers and students, including peer to peer student education. Be sure to check out the games. https://e-bug.eu/

 

e-Bugs COVID-19 Teaching Information

 

Epidemiologists: Disease Detectives

     From Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Learning Media and WGBH

     Level: Grades 9-12

 

Health for One, One Health for All

     From the Michigan State Extension 4-H Animal Science Anywhere Program.

     Level: General Elementary

 

Healthy Pets, Healthy People Program

     All ages. Educational fliers created by US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

How to Teach Children about COVID-19 and One Health (and how to teach them online)

       From: OneHealthLessons.com

       Level: Lessons available for multiple Ages 6 - 18+

 

Influenza Education Among Youth in Agriculture

 

     All Ages. Educational website created by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

Kansas State Olathe One Health Educational Resources

  • K-12 Classroom Activities
  • Classroom Presentations and Handouts
  • Educational Videos

Kansas State Online One Health High School Summer Course

 

MedMyst Magazine: Disease Discovery – One Health Initiative

     Created (2010) in partnership: Rice U, U Texas, One Health Initiative team

     Level: Grades 4 - 9, Middle School

 

NOVA Science NOW: 1918 Flu

     From NOVA Teachers

     Level: Grades 1 - 12

 

One Health and Vector Control

Developed by Mojang AB and Xbox Game Studios

MineCraft Education Edition – Free trial (25 teacher logins, 10 student logins)

Lessons for 11-13 yrs, 14-18 yrs, 18+ yrs, on Animals, Climate & Environment, Science

 

One Health Workshop, 7 - 12 Year Olds

Created by the International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) Standing Committee on Veterinary Education (SCoVE)

One Health Workshop, 12-18 Year Olds

Created by the International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) Standing Committee on Veterinary Education (SCoVE)

Outwitting Nature’s Greatest Killer  (Mosquitos)

     From the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder

     Level:  Grades 1 - 8

 

Responsible Pet Ownership, 7 -12 Year Olds

Created by the International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) Standing Committee on Veterinary Education (SCoVE)

Safer Farm Animal Contact Exhibits (Safer FACEs) Training Program

     Free, online training program offered by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). When you complete the program, MDH will provide certification that you/your organization has learned best practices for visitor-animal interactions.

 

Soil Pollution in China

     From the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder

     Level: Grades K-12

 

Solve the Outbreak

    An interactive educational activity from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    Level: Grades 6-12

 

The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak Graphic Novel

     Created by 4-H, NIFA, USDA APHIS, CDC

     Level:  Grades 6-12

 

This is How we “Role

     From the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

     Level: K-4

 

Tick Borne Disease Curriculum

     Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute

     Level: Grades 6 - 12

 

US CDC Free One Health Graphics

 

What’s all the Buzz About?  Vector-Borne Diseases and Climate Change

     National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and Environmental Health Perspectives

     Level: All Ages

 

Youth in Agriculture - Influenza and Zoonoses Education

     One Health in Action Educational Program created by US Center for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)

     Level:  Grades K – 12

 

Zika Communication Toolkit for Schools and Campers

     Center for Disease Control and Prevention

     Level:  Grades K - 12

 

4-H Community Health Outreach Toolkit:  Responding to Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

     US Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), USDA NIFA (4-H), US National Health Security.

     Level: Grades K - 12

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