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Latest 2021 Epidemics ECS Posts

March 02, 2021

How Disease Spreads

Today we started off our first virtual day off campus, and I have to say it was a success. First we started out the day learning from Ms. Hanson a little about the science behind Tuberculosis, an epidemic that has come and gone in the mid twentieth century. After a short break, we were able to take a virtual field trip with the Pioneers Museum. Our wonderful guest speaker taught us about Tuberculosis and how it impacted our city greatly. In fact, the epidemic was one of the things that drove...
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March 01, 2021

Growing Bacteria

Opening the morning with a BANG, the Science and Statistics of Epidemics ECS talked about expectations, jobs, and objectives of the ECS. We created journals that we will be using all throughout the ECS. Inside, knowledge will help students understand the How’s and Why’s of Epidemics and Pandemics. After a short break, the students learned some basic definitions so that we could communicate more effectively. Shortly thereafter the students began working on models of different bacterium,...
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February 17, 2021

Epidemics ECS | Course Description

The Science and Statistics of Epidemics Essential Question: What are the biological factors that contribute to epidemics and the quantitative techniques that scientists, policy makers, public health officials, and economists use to advise public policy in the face of epidemics? Course Description: In the midst of an epidemic, people often find themselves with more questions than answers. What is this disease? How does it spread? Should I go to work or stay at home? Do I need to wear a...
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March 01, 2021

Growing Bacteria

Opening the morning with a BANG, the Science and Statistics of Epidemics ECS talked about expectations, jobs, and objectives of the ECS. We created journals that we will be using all throughout the ECS. Inside, knowledge will help students understand the How’s and Why’s of Epidemics and Pandemics...
» read more
February 17, 2021

Epidemics ECS | Course Description

The Science and Statistics of Epidemics Essential Question: What are the biological factors that contribute to epidemics and the quantitative techniques that scientists, policy makers, public health officials, and economists use to advise public policy in the face of epidemics? Course...
» read more
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