Connecting the 1980s AIDS crisis with today’s new epidemic: misperceptions, false security and lack of education.
Students will be able to:
1. Make connections between “Youth & HIV/AIDS: A New Epidemic” and the influence of society’s perceptions of morality on scientific research and education policy
2. Defend their position through oral discussions and writing using knowledge of government policy and funding considerations for scientific research and public health initiatives
3. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information in order to answer the case study essential question and discussion questions