This PowerPoint-based case study introduces the idea of mathematical modeling for predicting the spread of influenza and evaluating the effects of potential interventions. Students can use an online tool to explore different outcomes.
This case highlights the different approaches of public health and medicine. Students consider whether a cluster of cancer cases is worth investigating.
This simulation game illustrates the epidemiology and prevention of cholera.
In this classroom debate, students explore the social as well as the biological causes of the 1918 flu pandemic.
This case study brings students through the steps of John Snow’s outbreak investigation. It was designed for juniors and seniors in high school but is useful for teaching first-year college students or could be adapted for older students.