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Students will: Utilize prior knowledge to answer questions about viruses and form a definition of the term virus. Participate in a class simulation to learn about how viruses spread, often without the knowledge of those who are infected. Discuss what they know about swine flu and check the accuracy of their facts using primary sources related to the topics and classroom discussion activities. Examine the process used for developing disease fighting vaccines using primary sources and classroom discussion activities. Create projects that illustrate what they have learned about viruses, swine flu, and the threat of a worldwide pandemic. Share their projects with classmates to demonstrate their learning.


  • Health > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness
  • Social Studies > Government
  • Social Studies > United States Government

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


swine flu flu health world health global health science social studies world pandemic



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