Epidemic Project Introduction

Students should access the current year's documents to complete work

The Essential Question for this unit is
“What happens when a system is changed?”  You and your group will analyze one epidemic that occurred in the past or is occurring today.  You will consider the causes and effects of the epidemic.  The causes and effects should fall into these categories:  Political, Economic, Social/Cultural and Technological.  We will discuss these groupings in class.  Use this diagram as your guide:

Supporting Documents (NOTE – Select pdf or doc for printing purposes):


         Project Overview (html) (pdf) (doc)


         Overview of Epidemics (html) (pdf) (doc)

         PEST Matrix (html) (pdf) (doc)

         Day-by-Day (html) (pdf) (doc)

         Calendar Overview (html) (pdf) (doc)

         Assignment Breakdown and points (html) (doc)

         Poster Guidelines (html)  (pdf)  (doc)

         Poster Rubric (html)  (pdf)  (doc)

         Photostory Presentation Guidelines (html) (pdf) (doc)

         Photostory Rubric (html)  (pdf)  (doc)

         How to use Photostory (html) (pdf) (doc)

         Student Share Folder

         Staff Share Folder


Library Resources:
Hale Library

Note: All these resources are found on the library site along the left-hand side:
Link to Librarian's Project Resources
SPS Databases and Resources
Citation Machine
Easy Bib

Poster Examples:

Click on posters below to see zoomable pdf file:


Photo Story Examples:



Other Relevant Information


         Man Eludes Attempts to Control Deadly TB Strain (html) (pdf) (doc)