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High school lesson plan topics - Epidemiology

Don't Drink the Water: Investigating a Cholera Epidemic (PDF)
Students will learn about the scientific method and the characteristics of life by assuming the role of epidemiologists. The scenario that they will investigate is that many individuals in the school have recently become ill with gastrointestinal symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and headache).

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