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CDCM PHA STEM Lesson – Trapping Mosquitoes

In Trapping Mosquitoes, student scientists learn the life cycle of mosquitoes and their role in spreading malaria. Students design and conduct an experiment to deduce the best strategy for reducing mosquito populations. Students contribute their work to the greater scientific community.

Topics included in Trapping Mosquitoes:

  • Epidemiology
  • Outbreaks
  • Parasites
  • Vector-borne disease
  • Mosquito life cycle
  • Scientific method
  • Experiment design
  • Scientific and health communication through demonstration