As we enter Flu season,it becomes imperative to make the students aware of just how easily a cold is spred. I find this next video to be a great intro both a Math and Health problems –
It’s important for students to be able to rationalize fears about what is happening around the world. You can touch on subjects likes vaccination/outbreaks and discuss what precautions we need to take.
- How long would it take to infect a class, school, community, country? (math probability)
- Why washing hands is important? Health precautions in class
- A look at how outbreaks happen… Move onto current crises like Ebola.
Ebola Resources: Here’s What You Need to Know (cbc)