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Students explore case studies to uncover the relationship between the risk of infectious disease and population densities in a neighborhood. They then simulate how easily and surreptitiously infectious diseases spread.

  • 2 activities
  • 1 class period
  • Strategies: Read for information, discuss, analyze, reason with logic, multi-media simulation
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-LS2-7, HS-ESS3-6

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