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Title: Epidemiology
Url: http://gis.lanecc.edu/geostac/epidemiology
Creator: Vollmer-Buhl, Brian
Publisher: Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Description: Students will look at world health data using GIS. The students will be compare malaria and cholera death data from different years and predict if there exist the conditions for an epidemic. Students will take on the role of an epidemiologist and identify the region of the world where deaths are the highest and recommend to the World Health Organization where they should concentrate their relief efforts. This resource includes both a teaching guide and student worksheets.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Cartography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Electronic data processing
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Graphic methods
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Study and teaching. Research
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Medicine and the state -- World Health Organization
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Epidemics. Epidemiology -- Study and teaching
Social sciences -- Economic theory. Demography -- Economic theory. Demography -- Demography. Population. Vital events -- Population geography. Migration -- Population density
GEM Subject: Health -- Disease
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Health -- Diseases
Health -- Public health
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Geography -- Population density
Geography -- Population distribution
Geography -- Maps
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: doc
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-09-15 13:30:45 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-09-15 13:47:27 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 117
Resource URL Clicks: 20
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