Ebola & More: Molecular Biology

Ebola & More: Molecular Biology
Ebola & More: Molecular Biology
Ebola & More: Molecular Biology
Ebola & More: Molecular Biology
Ebola & More: Molecular Biology
Ebola & More: Molecular Biology
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Grades 6 - 12

This set of plans and activities includes:

The exploration of some big ideas:

- How do infectious diseases work?

- What are the social effects of outbreaks? 

- Where’s the line between preventing/containing outbreaks and invading privacy/crushing civil rights?

- What are the pros/cons of using social media tools to monitor outbreaks? 

- Can viruses be considered beautiful? Intelligent?

Links to videos and articles from respected sources including TED, The New York Times, The Guardian, and NPR.

A carefully assembled reading list of 7 intriguing, enlightening, award-winning books (fiction and nonfiction) dealing with the topic of infectious diseases; a list covering audiences from middle school through adult. Each title includes multiple links to make it as easy as possible to find copies available for purchase/download/lending.

Activities to get students investigating and talking about infectious diseases and related topics: debates, essays, art projects, etc.

Links to a riveting documentary followed up with deep questions, debate topics, and more.

Links to games (board games and PC/mobile) about infectious diseases.

Enough mental sustenance to keep students engaged and challenged for weeks.

Total Pages
18 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Semester
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