Four Corners Hantavirus: Mapping Geography and Health

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about Hantavirus: how to prevent it and why this disease is prevalent in the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States.
Author: 
Crystal Vaagen and Ronald Dorn
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
15: How physical systems affect human systems
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future