Fifth Grade Highlights
CA NGSS 5-ESS2-2. ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes. Water is renewed through the Earth’s water cycle, but the system has limits and conditions can change which affect the water regime. This presentation looks at global and local water issues and its role in vector-borne disease.
What Students Learn: Our changing climate is having an impact on water and water-related health issues, including mosquitoes and mosquito-borne disease. Presentation concludes with information on invasive mosquitoes, source identification, source reduction, and bite prevention.