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Title: Bioterrorism and Biosecurity
Description: This lesson provides an introduction to the concepts of both bioterrorism and biosecurity and how they specifically affect agriculture. This is accomplished through a PowerPoint lesson reviewing the main concepts of both, and also through activities intended to further explain these threats to a country. The activity following the lesson allows students to visualize the spread of disease, and a corresponding activity allows for evaluation of what they have learned. 
Key Words: biosecurity, bioterrorism, critical points, infectious agents, prevent, quarantine, risk assessment 
Grade Level: 9-12th 
Subject: Ag 
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 Bioterrorism and Biosecurity Lesson Plan.doc
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 Bioterrorism and Biosecurity.pptx
File:
 Infectious Disease Spread Activity Student (modified for lesson).doc

Teacher's Request: Can you please make a lesson and lab on biosecurity and bioterrorism threats in animal production and how to prevent and contain outbreaks. Thanks
   

 

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