Epidemic! uses three case studies to explore such disease-related environmental considerations as fate and transport monitoring the environment pollution prevention regulations and policy and risk assessment and decisionmaking. Scientific principles of ecology evolution and microbial resistance are also introduced. Instructors will find a wealth of teaching resources including an epidemiology role-play Web-based activities alignment of topics with science standards and many links to additional information and resources on the Web. Designed as a resource for teachers Epidemic! can also be used as a multidisciplinary learning resource for students in high school and college in the areas of biological sciences environmental technology allied health social sciences math and English.
Epidemic! is a multidisciplinary CD-ROM focusing on the relationship among ecology human behavior and infectious disease. The resource was developed through a partnership between ATEEC and MIT