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Malaria is endemic in many parts of the developing world. It causes around two million deaths a year and has a huge impact both personally and econimically. An animated sequence describes the spread of malaria and the role of the Anopheles mosquito in the malaria cycle.
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4 March 2004

Classroom Ideas

Students could look at what malaria is, how it is transmitted and the impact it has. This would help inform a unit of work looking at the impact of disease and/or environmental factors (due to the habitat mosquitoes live in) on development.