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61 resources with the concept epidemics

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TeachEngineering: It's a Connected World - The Beauty of Network Science

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
A series of lessons and activities show scholars how engineers use graphs to understand large and complex systems. The first lesson provides the beginnings of graph theory by introducing set theory, graphs, and degree distributions of a...
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COVID-19: History and Geography of a Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have collection! In the first lesson, which is history centered, students compare the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 to the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918. On day two, researchers consider the role geography plays in the...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
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Einstein and His Times

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scholars research and present on the historical happenings of 1919. After sharing their findings, pupils debate about how Congress dealt with the moral issues of the time. The evaluation asks learners to write a persuasive essay...
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Solve the Outbreak

For Students 6th - 12th
Pretend to be an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Detectives deal with data and make decisions to determine the dawn of the disease!
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Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including...
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How We Conquered the Deadly Smallpox Virus

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The deadly smallpox virus, which killed between 300-500 million people in the twentieth century alone, is a feature player in modern world history. Discover how this disease spread across the globe by and through various nations...
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Global Health Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine global health issues and the philanthropic efforts of Bill Gates. Working in groups, your class will research selected diseases focusing on symptoms, transmission, and prevention. They also conclude by writing grant proposals to...
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Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists use exponential growth and logarithms to model how a virus spreads through a population. Pupils watch a news clip about the 2012 outbreak of Ebola. Scholars then manipulate inactive graphs to see how various factors...
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Pandemics: Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 12th
From outbreak to epidemic to pandemic. Calls for flattening the curve, social distancing, and face masks. A 12-slide presentation details pandemics and strategies for containment and mitigation of infectious diseases.
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COVID-19: Globalization and Economic Impact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does COVID-19 affect a global economy? The final installment in a three-part series explores the economic impact of the illness on a global scale. High school historians discuss globalization and analyze sources of data to understand...
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COVID-19: Geographic Diffusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An intriguing lesson provides information to help academics understand the role of geography in the diffusion of the COVID-19 illness. Academics interpret charts and make predictions for the future. The timely resource includes...
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COVID-19: Comparison with the Influenza Pandemic of 1918

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A timely lesson uses documentation from the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 to compare it to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Scholars watch a short video, analyze sources, complete a worksheet, and write a claim with supporting...
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How Close Are We to Eradicating HIV?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is being done to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS? An intriguing short video details current treatments available, including the use of antiretrovirals, to stop the transmission of the devastating disease.
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The Deadliest Flu Season in History?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible for another flu outbreak like the Spanish Flu in 1918? A video lesson explains the factors that affect the spread of a virus and its effect on a population. The narrator describes the structure of the different virus...
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Epidemics: Modelling with Mathematics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Black Death epidemic is responsible for more than one million deaths in the United Kingdom. An inquiry-based activity has young scholars explore the rate of disease spread. They then analyze graphs showing data from epidemics such as...
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U.S. AIDS Epidemic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The first AIDS cases in the United States were reported in June of 1981. AIDS quickly became an epidemic soon and the lack of a treatment or cure caused fear in the entire population. Viewers observe a geographical representation of the...
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Virus Hunters: Epidemiology of Nipah Virus

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Who actually goes looking for a virus? Expose your class to the high-stakes life of an epidemiologist on the trail of the Nipah virus. Pupils engage in a short video, then examine how scientists predict, model, and find the source of...
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Disease! Crash Course World History 203

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
International exploration and trade have largely carved out the world we know now. However, these historical movements often contributed to widespread pandemics of diseases, including the Bubonic Plague and other regional illnesses that...
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Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sixty-one percent of 5-10 year olds who are overweight have at least one risk factor for heart disease, and 26 percent have two or more. Explore the obesity epidemic with a video that shows obesity trends across the world. Viewers see...
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Curb the Epidemic!

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Class members use an applet on the Internet to simulate the spread of a disease. The simulation allows individuals to determine two nodes to vaccinate to limit the number of nodes infected. By running several simulations, scholars can...
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Science and Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for a valuable resource on the spread of infectious diseases? Here is a instructional activity in which pupils simulate the spread of diseases and learn about how to prevent them from spreading. Class members read case studies...
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce infectious diseases and the epidemiologic triangle. A helpful resource describes the agent, host, and environment from the three vertices as well as the time factor, which is in the middle. Scholars complete a simple...
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Diseases

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
During a cholera outbreak, scientists presented two theories; one theory was based on miasma and the other on germs and contaminated water. The lesson looks at the scientific process for finding the real culprit.