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CDCM PHA STEM Lesson – Contact Tracing

In Contact Tracing, student scientists learn how contact tracing is used during disease outbreaks to stop the spread of infectious diseases. Students conduct a contact tracing experiment using household chemicals. They then plan and conduct a contact tracing interview based on background information provided. Students communicate their findings with others.

Topics included in Contact Tracing:

  • Contact tracing
  • Close contacts
  • Disease outbreaks
  • pH indicators
  • Engineering design process
  • Scientific and health communication