CDCM PHA STEM Lesson – Polio Eradication
In Polio Eradication, student scientists learn about how different types of vaccinations are being used to globally eradicate polio. Students design and test a vaccine carrier that can keep vaccines cool for use in remote areas and then communicate their findings to others.
Topics included in Polio Eradication:
- The Cutter incident
- Disease eradication
- Engineering design process
- Scientific and health communication