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Title: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Fighting Diseases Worldwide
Description: A presentation discusses the history of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as its mission and goal to fight diseases worldwide. The presentation includes a brief explanation of the major organization, which comprise the CDC, as well as some of the diseases and conditions, which are of chief important to the organization. The CDC scientists and physicians work closely with other similar organizations such as the U. S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), and this relationship is highlighted. A video clip of the USAMRIID facility is also included. This presentation is inquiry-based for those students, who have an interest in the areas of science and medicine. 
Key Words: hemorrhagic fever, pathogen 
Grade Level: 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 

Teacher's Request: I would like a lesson plan regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and related diseases and conditions.


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