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Hands-on Activity

Epidemic!

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will play a game to simulate the outbreak of disease through a human population. They will then make conclusions about ways to prevent the spread of disease.
Overview
Topic: Diseases and populations
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of the spread of diseases through a population.
  • An exploration of ways to help prevent the spread of disease.
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of the ways diseases can spread through a human population, and they will learn ways to help slow or prevent the spread of diseases and illnesses.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 4 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

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