The activities in the lesson plan focus on researching and understanding Ebola. The case studies feature both student sheets as well as educator sheets. This case study looks at the spread of Ebola in Western Africa. Students will create a disease timeline and epidemiologic charts during the case study. The case study also includes discussion questions.
This Lesson Features:
- Case Student Sheet
- Case Activity Sheet for Educators
- Quantify Module Walkthrough
GIDEON Modules Highlighted in the Lesson:
This lesson plan uses GIDEON’s Explore Module to provide information on infectious diseases and their outbreaks. This information includes the history of the disease, clinical information, and epidemiological data. This module provides a comprehensive overview of each disease, which is beneficial for teaching about disease spread and its effects.
GIDEON’s Quantify Module is also used in this lesson plan to demonstrate examples of epidemiological charts. Using this module, users can craft charts that compare disease cases, case rates, death rates, and more. Users can also compare one country to another or diseases to diseases within the same country or across borders.