COVID-19 Vaccines and Your Community
How do we increase vaccination rates in our community?
Lesson 1: Viruses & The Immune System
Investigating the structure of viruses and how the human immune system responds to viral infection.
Lesson 2: Viruses and Variants
Investigating how mutations lead to changes in genetic code, which may make viruses more effective [infectious or deadly].
Lesson 3: Vaccines & The Community
Examining the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases in a community and the vaccination policies that might limit this spread.
Lesson 4: Viral Mythbusters
Evaluating information students have heard about the COVID-19 virus and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lesson 5: Neighborhood Health - Assets & Barriers
Investigating the influence of social determinants on the health of individuals within a community and mapping community assets and barriers that improve or limit community health.
Lesson 6: Privilege & Equity
Students explore privilege through an activity and think critically about how privilege can be used to leverage assets and promote change in the community.
Lesson 7-10: Vaccine Advocacy Project (Community Health Campaign)
Students work in partners or small groups to develop a health communication campaign to increase vaccination rates in their community.