Subjects & Disciplines
- Create an infographic that raises awareness about vaccinations or hand washing.
- Identify how responses to disease outbreak differ based on cultures and geographic locations.
- Create an action plan for community emergency response to an outbreak of their focal disease.
- Apply each other’s action plans to a novel outbreak scenario.
- Evaluate an action plan for effectiveness in responding to an outbreak.
- Identify how different responses are needed in different cultures and geographic locations.
- Create an infographic about vaccinations or hand washing.
- Project-based learning
- Cooperative learning
- Hands-on learning
- Information organization
- Simulations and games
- 21st Century Student Outcomes
- 21st Century Themes
- Geographic Skills
Connections to National Standards, Principles, and Practices
What You’ll Need
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- Internet Access: Required
- Internet access: Required
- Tech Setup: 1 computer per classroom, 1 computer per pair, Projector, Speakers
- Heterogeneous grouping
- Homogeneous grouping
- Small-group instruction
- Small-group learning
- Small-group work
Recommended Prior Lessons
agency, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, whose mission is "to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats."
social group whose members share common heritage, interests, or culture.
disease-producing agent, like a virus or bacteria; can also refer to the disease itself or the transmission of the disease.
process of organizing people or groups so that they work together well.
break up the organization of or disband.
deactivate, disband; often refers to armed troops, disaster response teams, or similar groups.
harmful condition of a body part or organ.
process of becoming immune to a disease.
procedure used to identify or characterize something, conducted under controlled scientific conditions in a lab (also called Laboratory).
set into motion, assemble for action.
watch, keep track of, or check.
service providing a space in which dead bodies are kept, for hygienic storage or for examination, until burial or cremation.
action of notifying someone or something.
sudden occurrence or rapid increase.
having to do with country life, or areas with few residents.
when disease-causing germs pass from an infected person to a healthy person.
having to do with city life.
notice or bulletin that alerts to a hazard.
collection, disposal, or recycling of materials that people have discarded.