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Math: Who Makes an Epidemic?

Students calculate the threshold value for the number of susceptible people needed to create an epidemic. They examine a real life flu epidemic and use the SIR model to solve the problems. Students discover they can use mathematics to make predictions about epidemics.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
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