Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?


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.
Assembled kits
Materials to assemble 10 kits - includes all supplies, printed labels, and student instructions copy master
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


  • 1 – 9 kits: $12.95 each
  • 10 – 24 kits: $12.30 each
  • 25+ kits: $11.66 each


  • 1 – 9 packs: $97.95 each
  • 10+ packs: $93.05 each


  • 1 – 9 packs: $62.95 each
  • 10+ packs: $59.80 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.