ERIC Number: ED451030
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases. Grades 9-12. NIH Curriculum Supplement Series.
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs.; Videodiscovery, Inc., Seattle, WA.
This curriculum supplement guide brings the latest medical discoveries to classrooms. This module focuses on the objectives of introducing students to major concepts related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and developing an understanding of the relationship between biomedical research and personal and public health. This module includes five major sections: (1) "Understanding Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases"; (2) "Implementing Module"; (3) "Student Activities"; (4) Additional Resources for Teachers; and (5) a glossary and references section. (Contains 27 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Biology, Communicable Diseases, Critical Thinking, High Schools, Inquiry, Medical Research, Science Activities, Science Education, Scientific Literacy
BSCS, 5415 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918-3842.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs.; Videodiscovery, Inc., Seattle, WA.