Influenza Inquiry Lab

Author: 
Joanna Malukiewicz
Grade Level: 
9-12
Standards
National Science Education Standards: 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Arizona State Science Education Standards: 
Strand 1-Inquiry Concept 1; Strand 4- Life Sciences Content Standard F-Personal and community health
overview: 
This activity allows students to explore and study realistic scientific data based on seasonal influenza activity. Students come to understand the occurrence of epidemics, vaccine design, and the surveillance of infectious diseases. Additionally, students develop skills in data interpretation and analysis, model design, and basic statistics. This lesson can also be used or modified to introduce other topics such as public health, pathogens, and host-parasite interactions.
keywords: 
Epidemic, Influenza, Virus, Epidemiology, Infectious Disease
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Influenza Lesson Plan .pdf93.4 KB
flu composition.xls34 KB
flu lesson lecture.pdf3.58 MB
flu map feb 07 3.jpg146.31 KB
ILI doc visits 06-07 modified.xls33.5 KB