Driving question : How does an ebola infection develop over time?
Our defense system is not an easy topic to understand. This model helps students to understand the topic more easily. Students can study the impact of factors such as incubation period and infection on the course of an Ebola virus infection. Through inquiery based learning students learn the basics of a viral infection and important factors.
Concepts: Infection, Viruses,
Grade level: High School (14-18 years),
Activity type: Modeling,
Sensors: Not applicable,
Interface requirements: Not applicable,
The Student Worksheet gives investigation instructions for students.
The Teacher Notes includes teacher commentaries such as didactical approach, exemplary questions, assignments and data analysis.
The Science Background describes the scientific principles that underlie the activity.