Learners demonstrate their knowledge of past, present and future pandemics. They create timeline for the spread of Influenza Pandemic of 1918. They discuss parallels between outbreaks of influenza and bird flu.
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The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this activity engages students in modeling the spread of infectious diseases, collecting...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and...
21 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable