Lower Dauphin School District
Course Title: Disease Detectives Subject: Science Grade Level(s): 10-12
Synopsis of Curriculum
This course is designed to explore a branch of science, Epidemiology, which combines medicine, public health, international relations, and other disciplines to save lives worldwide. In this course, students will learn about current approaches to promoting health, preventing disease, and delivering services to communities in need. Students will conduct epidemiologic research (identify health problems, develop hypotheses, design studies, analyze data, draw conclusions, and present findings). The course will engage students in collaborative learning through group discussion, case studies, in-class activities, and a team project.
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