Type:

Photograph, Other

Description:

Mosquitoes like this one (Anopheles quadrimaculata) are not generally dangerous to people on their own€”apart from irritating itches. However, mosquitoes are vectors for several deadly diseases, including malaria, yellow fever, and dengue fever. A vector is an organism that carries and transmits a germ or disease to another organism. Mosquitoes transmit these diseases by picking up a virus in one "blood meal" (like this one is enjoying) and passing it along in the next.

Subjects:

  • Arts > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • K

Keywords:

K to C1 | Photos

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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Update Standards?

4.3.8: District of Columbia Arts Education Learning Standards

Identify and describe how a person's own cultural content influences responses to works of art. Create a composition that illustrates a personal cultural celebration.

4.3.8: District of Columbia Physical Education Standards

Measure and record changes in aerobic capacity and muscular strength, using scientifically based health-related physical fitness assessments.

4.3.8: Indiana's Academic Standards Social Studies

Identify the challenges in the physical landscape of Indiana to early settlers and modern day economic development. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
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