Finding the Flu
Students work to determine when the flu is most prevalent in the United States. They gather data on their own, create calendar, charts, and graphs, analyze their findings and present them. This is a very appropriate winter lesson!
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Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection
The evidence for natural selection is presented as a random variation of a characteristic allowing a particular strain of organism to survive with a higher probability of successful reproduction. Population change over a short period of...
18 mins 10th - 12th Science
Measles Explained—Vaccinate or Not?
The measles virus travels through air and lives for two hours, making it more contagious than the flu. The video explains what measles does once it enters a body. It covers the spread of the virus and the body's immune system response.
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How are Pathogens Spread and Controlled?
How can we stop the tiny terrors that cause illness? Junior epidemiologists examine the methods used to control the spread of pathogens with a video from from a biology playlist. The narrator describes the benefits of hygiene,...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable