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Infectious Disease Case Study

Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, Barbara Tharp, MS, Deanne B. Erdmann, MS, Sonia Rahmati Clayton, PhD, and James P. Denk, MA

What Do You Know About Being Sick?

Open a conversation with your students by asking them to respond to and discuss the following questions. 

  • How do you know when you are sick? 
  • What are some common diseases? 
  • Are all diseases alike? 
  • Are all diseases caused by a kind of microbe? 
  • Do some different diseases have similar symptoms? 

You may want to list students’ responses on the board.


Funded by the following grant(s)

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

MicroMatters
Grant Number: 5R25RR018605