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Infectious Diseases

Constructive Learning | Adaptation Level | Science

Objectives

  • Will the addition of digital images and video make the authentic assessment product both educational and entertaining?

Procedure

Using the BIG6 Research Model, you will locate information and resources on one of several infectious diseases. You will specifically look for:

  1. History of the Disease
  2. Causes of the Disease
  3. Symptoms of the disease
  4. Possible and/or known cures for the disease

Your end product will be to produce a PowerPoint presentation or a short video movie (using MovieMaker2) which summarizes all you have learned about the disease you studied.

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  • Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.

Materials

  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • PowerPoint
  • MovieMaker2

Grade Level: 6-8