Parasites

Introductory information

Authors Anu Parts & Mare Kallas
E-mail anu.parts@gmail.com
Institute Tallinn English College, Estonia
Target group 13-15
Subjects Biology, art, geography
Aims
  • know the concepts connected with parasitism
  • understand the role of parasites in ecosystem
  • know the importance of hygiene
  • develop manual skills (drawing, folding)
  • enlarge understanding of poetry
  • become knowledgeable citizens who can distinguish his role in being healthy

Key competences

Communication in language(s)
  • development of the ability to express and interpret concepts, thoughts, feelings, facts and opinions in both oral and written form
  • communication in the mother tongue
  • mediation and intercultural understanding
Learning to learn
  • development of the ability to pursue and organise one's own learning, either individually or in groups, in accordance with one's own needs
  • awareness of methods and opportunities
  • organise information
Digital competences development of basic skills in information and communication technology (ICT)
Social and civic competences
  • development of personal, interpersonal and intercultural competence and all forms of behaviour that equip individuals to participate in an effective and constructive way in social and working life
  • ability to turn ideas into action. This involves creativity, innovation and risk-taking, as well as the ability to plan and manage projects in order to achieve objectives. The individual is aware of the context of their work and is able to seize opportunities when they arise
  • enlarge understanding of codes of conduct and customs in the different environments in which individuals operate
Timing of the overall activities 3 x 45 minutes
Resources and materials needed Computer (access to internet)

Worksheets

1. Parasites

Timing 45 min
Material required
  • Computer (access to internet)
  • paper, pencils
Grouping -
Focus on content parasites, biology
Focus on language(s) Pronouncing words in different languages and using the languages of the class
Worksheet 1
Material for Teachers
Material for Students

2. Parasites around the world

Timing 45 min
Material required
  • Computer (access to internet)
  • paper, pencils
Grouping - -
Focus on content parasites, biology, geography
Worksheet 2
Material for Teachers
Material for Students

3. News and poems

Timing 45 min
Material required Computer (access to internet), paper, pencils
Grouping  
Focus on content parasites, biology
Focus on language(s) Pronouncing words in different languages and using the languages of the class
Worksheet 1
Material for Teachers
Material for Students

Assessment

  • Knowledge dimension (correct concept use)
  • Reasoning dimension (information selection; critical analyse of the videos; quality of the conclusions)
  • Communicational dimension (discussion of conclusions)
  • Writing skills

References

http://www.healingdaily.com/colon-kidney-detoxification/what-are-parasites.htm
http://video.google.com/videosearch?hl=et&q=parasites&lr=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=b_yjSYHzL4OB_gafm-iMBQ&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&resnum=4&ct=title#
http://www.healingdaily.com/colon-kidney-detoxification/what-are-parasites.htm
http://workforce.cup.edu/Buckelew/Life%20Cycles.htm

Parasites

Introductory information

Authors Anu Parts & Mare Kallas
E-mail anu.parts@gmail.com
Institute Tallinn English College, Estonia
Target group 13-15
Subjects Biology, art, geography
Aims
  • know the concepts connected with parasitism
  • understand the role of parasites in ecosystem
  • know the importance of hygiene
  • develop manual skills (drawing, folding)
  • enlarge understanding of poetry
  • become knowledgeable citizens who can distinguish his role in being healthy

Key competences

Communication in language(s)
  • development of the ability to express and interpret concepts, thoughts, feelings, facts and opinions in both oral and written form
  • communication in the mother tongue
  • mediation and intercultural understanding
Learning to learn
  • development of the ability to pursue and organise one's own learning, either individually or in groups, in accordance with one's own needs
  • awareness of methods and opportunities
  • organise information
Digital competences development of basic skills in information and communication technology (ICT)
Social and civic competences
  • development of personal, interpersonal and intercultural competence and all forms of behaviour that equip individuals to participate in an effective and constructive way in social and working life
  • ability to turn ideas into action. This involves creativity, innovation and risk-taking, as well as the ability to plan and manage projects in order to achieve objectives. The individual is aware of the context of their work and is able to seize opportunities when they arise
  • enlarge understanding of codes of conduct and customs in the different environments in which individuals operate
Timing of the overall activities 3 x 45 minutes
Resources and materials needed Computer (access to internet)

Worksheets

1. Parasites

Timing 45 min
Material required
  • Computer (access to internet)
  • paper, pencils
Grouping -
Focus on content parasites, biology
Focus on language(s) Pronouncing words in different languages and using the languages of the class
Worksheet 1
Material for Teachers
Material for Students

2. Parasites around the world

Timing 45 min
Material required
  • Computer (access to internet)
  • paper, pencils
Grouping - -
Focus on content parasites, biology, geography
Worksheet 2
Material for Teachers
Material for Students

3. News and poems

Timing 45 min
Material required Computer (access to internet), paper, pencils
Grouping  
Focus on content parasites, biology
Focus on language(s) Pronouncing words in different languages and using the languages of the class
Worksheet 1
Material for Teachers
Material for Students

Assessment

  • Knowledge dimension (correct concept use)
  • Reasoning dimension (information selection; critical analyse of the videos; quality of the conclusions)
  • Communicational dimension (discussion of conclusions)
  • Writing skills

References

http://www.healingdaily.com/colon-kidney-detoxification/what-are-parasites.htm
http://video.google.com/videosearch?hl=et&q=parasites&lr=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=b_yjSYHzL4OB_gafm-iMBQ&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&resnum=4&ct=title#
http://www.healingdaily.com/colon-kidney-detoxification/what-are-parasites.htm
http://workforce.cup.edu/Buckelew/Life%20Cycles.htm

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