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This free, standards-based, online publication, developed for middle school science teachers, explores sickness. Viruses with such exotic names as Ebola, bird flu, monkeypox, and West Nile have been making the headlines lately. Even those middle-schoolers who don't read the news online or in print have probably heard some of the warnings, predictions, and hype surrounding mention of these viruses. Knowing the facts is important for all of us.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-02-07 14:17:14
Alternate Title Middle School Portal
Description This free, standards-based, online publication, developed for middle school science teachers, explores sickness. Viruses with such exotic names as Ebola, bird flu, monkeypox, and West Nile have been making the headlines lately. Even those middle-schoolers who don't read the news online or in print have probably heard some of the warnings, predictions, and hype surrounding mention of these viruses. Knowing the facts is important for all of us.
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Source National Science Digital Library (NSDL)
Keyword Middle school, National Science Education Standards, Illness, Viruses, Infections, Pandemics, Bioterrorism, Diseases, Plagues, Epidemics
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-02-07 14:06:23
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Date Last Modified 2011-02-07 17:36:10
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-02-07 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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