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Mosquitos

Directions

  1. Follow the link below to read information given over the summary of Aconcagua. There are many dangers of mountain climbing. According to the UK Commonwealth, cases of dengue fever have recently been reported in Buenos Aires and climbers should take all necessary precautions for their health and safety. Research the dengue fever.

    Aconcagua Summary

  2. Take out a blank sheet of paper. Write your name, date, and grade at the top. Create a flyer, brochure or comic strip to warn travelers of this health precaution when climbing the summit of Aconcagua.

    The Dengue fever is a horrific and sometimes deadly disease. Follow the link below and research its cause. https://www.cdc.gov/dengue/index.html

  3. Now click on the following link. Watch the video about the organism that is mostly responsible for spreading Dengue Fever.



  4. Take out a separate blank sheet of paper. Draw the life cycle and environment of each phase of the organism.

  5. Turn your paper over on the back. Research at least 3 other diseases caused by the same organism and write them down. Research a “good” effect of this same organism and write it down. Make sure to identify the diseases resulting from the “good” effect.
Don’t forget to place this completed activity/product into the pocket of your white Journey into Reading envelope.

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