Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?

$11.85$92.70

Explore how climate change may lead to health problems.

Follow the case of a patient with increased problems with his allergies.

  • Conduct simulated antibody tests for allergens.
  • Graph and analyze data to determine if there is a correlation between temperature, pollen counts, and allergy symptoms.
$11.85
Assembled kits
$92.70
Materials to assemble 10 kits - includes all supplies, printed labels, and student instructions copy master
$59.23
Materials to refill 10 kits

Kit Includes

  • Blood Plasma (simulated)
  • Labeled dropper
  • Allergen-Antibody Test Sheet
  • Pollen Tape diagram
  • Temperature calendar
  • Transparencies for plotting graphs of temperature, pollen count, and allergy patients

Also Required

  • Wet-erase marker for writing on transparencies
  • Calculator
  • Safety goggles

Quantity Discounts

    Kits:

  • 1 – 9 kits: $11.85 each
  • 10 – 24 kits: $11.25 each
  • 25+ kits: $10.66 each

    Unassembled:

  • 1 – 9 packs: $92.70 each
  • 10+ packs: $88.07 each

    Refills:

  • 1 – 9 packs: $59.23 each
  • 10+ packs: $56.26 each

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Shop by NGSS »

Performance Expectations:

HS-ESS3-5. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems.

  • Science & Engineering Practices

    Analyzing and Interpreting Data - Distinguish between causal and correlational relationships in data.

  • Disciplinary Core Ideas

    ESS3.D Global Climate Change - Humans and other organisms will be affected in many different ways if Earth’s global mean temperature continues to rise.

  • Crosscutting Concepts

    Scale, proportion and quantity -The significance of a phenomenon is dependent on the scale, proportion, and quantity at which it occurs.