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HIV/AIDS Awareness Teacher Resources

The HIV/AIDS epidemic is a global issue. Raise students' awareness and get the facts about AIDS and HIV prevention with the printables and articles below. Literature resources for intermediate and high school students will help them understand how HIV is contracted. Learn about the effects of the virus on the human body with handouts on the immune system. These resources are perfect for national awareness days that occur throughout the year and for World AIDS Month in December.


The Healthy Immune System
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
AIDS True/False Worksheet
What Is AIDS?
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
AIDS-Infected Immune System
How AIDS Is Not Spread
More Printables for HIV/AIDS Awareness

Literature Resources for HIV/AIDS Awareness

Ryan White, My Own Story
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
The Eras of AIDS
Lessons from the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Fundraising for World Orphans
HIV/AIDS in the Year 2000 and Beyond
What Are You Gonna Do?
Science Key Term Review: Fighting Disease

The Human Body & HIV/AIDS

Understanding AIDS
Number of Young Women with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999
Number of Young Men with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999
HIV and Its Transmission
More Human Body Resources for Teachers

HIV/AIDS Prevention Resources

Popular Resources on Illness & Disease
How AIDS Is Spread
How the AIDS Virus Can Affect You
HIV/AIDS Among America's Youth
HIV Prevention Saves Lives
HIV/AIDS Statistics
Cumulative AIDS Cases in the United States
More HIV/AIDS Prevention Resources

Counseling Resources

Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
Death and the Grief Reaction Process
Impact of Disruption on Students with Exceptionalities
Relationship Between Crisis and Special Education
More Counseling Resources


Impact of Death on Students with Exceptionalities
Impact of Disaster on Students with Exceptionalities
More HIV/AIDS Awareness Articles

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