What's Making You Sick?

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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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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Keyword Middle school, National Science Education Standards, Illness, Viruses, Infections, Pandemics, Bioterrorism, Diseases, Plagues, Epidemics
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 2/7/2011 17:36
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2/7/2011 0:00 (W3C-DTF)

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EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.

EERL & ATEEC

EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

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