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Lesson 1.2 – How infectious disease has molded history– including ours

This lesson is intended to emphasize that infectious diseases also shape history and our day-to day lives. You will guide the students to use the Poodwaddle clock to assess current rates of infection and mortality of some of the globally significant diseases they researched. Then, you will explore how they have impacted history. The lesson concludes by asking the students to discuss the lifestyle habits used to avoid infectious disease.

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