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Lesson Objectives
1. Deadly Disease Among Us A "surprising statistics" quiz, and card system to learn and classify diseases as "emerging", "re-emerging", or "endemic".
2. Disease Detectives Role-playing epidemiologists look for clues to solve the case of a mystery disease.
3. Superbugs: An Evolving Concern Experiment and extrapolate results to explain a case of antibiotic-resistance - CD-ROM-based interview.
4. Protecting the Herd CD-ROM-based simulations demonstrate herd immunity and the effectiveness of vaccination programs.
5. Making Hard Decisions Assign limited funds to one of three submitted proposals; each addressing a major infectious disease.