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  • Teacher's Guide: Bird Flu (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators


    H5N1. It sounds relatively harmless. But could this strain of bird flu mutate in such a way to spread from human to human? Could it cause a pandemic? Bird flu (also called avian flu) is causing concern around the globe and prompting world leaders to prepare for a possible pandemic. The activities in this Teacher's Guide will help your students analyze the risks of bird flu and determine strategies for preventing a pandemic.

  • Teacher's Guide: Bird Flu (Grades 3 to 5) for Educators


    Although bird flu (also called avian flu) is not spreading from person to person at this time, it's possible that the virus could change into a new form that would be much more dangerous for people. The activities in this Teacher's Guide will help your students understand what bird flu is and how best to avoid it.

  • Teacher's Guide: Bird Flu (Grades 6 to 8) for Educators


    The activities in this Teacher's Guide will help your students to learn the facts and what they can do to protect themselves.

  • Handout: Bird Flu (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators


    This handout is part of the Teacher's Guide on the Bird Flu for grades 9 to 12.

  • Handout: Bird Flu (Grades 3 to 5) for Educators


    This handout is part of the Teacher's Guide on the Bird Flu for grades 3 to 5.

  • Handout: Bird Flu (Grades 6 to 8) for Educators


    This handout is part of the Teacher's Guide on Bird Flu for grades 6 to 8.

  • All About Flu for Teens


    Can you prevent the flu? What should you do if you get it? This section has information for teens.

  • West Nile Virus for Parents


    The threat of West Nile virus has made getting a mosquito bite a cause for concern. What is West Nile virus, and what can you do to prevent it?

  • Flu Treatment for Teens for Teens


    This section has advice on what to do if you get the flu.

  • Preventing Flu for Teens for Teens


    Don't let the flu bug bite you! Check out these tips for avoiding the flu.