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STANDARD 5.1 (SCIENTIFIC PROCESSES) ALL STUDENTS WILL DEVELOP PROBLEM-SOLVING, DECISION-MAKING AND INQUIRY SKILLS, REFLECTED BY FORMULATING USABLE QUESTIONS AND HYPOTHESES, PLANNING EXPERIMENTS, CONDUCTING SYSTEMATIC OBSERVATIONS, INTERPRETING AND ANALYZING DATA, DRAWING CONCLUSIONS, AND COMMUNICATING RESULTS.
        -  Students will have to complete a question sheet as well as complete a data chart on human cases of
           avian flu.  They will also have to hypothesize where the next outbreaks will occur next.  Finally they
           have to synthesize a plan of action for virus containment.
 
STANDARD 5.4 (NATURE AND PROCESS OF TECHNOLOGY) ALL STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND THE INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOP A CONCEPTUAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATURE AND PROCESS OF TECHNOLOGY.
        -  Students will utilize the website in order to complete the data sections of their lab report.  In addition
           the students will observe the way mapping technology demonstrates an easy way to track data.
          
STANDARD 5.5 (CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE) ALL STUDENTS WILL GAIN AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE STRUCTURE, CHARACTERISTICS, AND BASIC NEEDS OF ORGANISMS AND WILL INVESTIGATE THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE.
         -  Students will observe how the avian flu virus has the ability to spread among wild fowl and can also
            show zoonotic capabilities to a limited extent.
STANDARD 8.1 (COMPUTER AND INFORMATION LITERACY ) ALL STUDENTS WILL USE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS TO GATHER AND ORGANIZE INFORMATION AND TO SOLVE PROBLEMS.
         -  Students must demonstrate the ability to use web components in order to complete data charts.

STANDARD 6.6 (GEOGRAPHY) ALL STUDENTS WILL APPLY KNOWLEDGE OF SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND OTHER GEOGRAPHIC SKILLS TO UNDERSTAND HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN RELATION TO THE PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT.
         -  Students will demonstrate the ability to find countries on given maps and track the spread of the virus
            using geographical skills. 
         -  Through the reading of a fact information sheet of avian flu virus, the students will demonstrate
            an understanding of how the crowded quarters in certain cultures would encourage the
            propagation of the virus.
        

 

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