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Title: West Nile Virus
Description: This lesson introduces and teaches about the West Nile Virus and its spread all over the world with specifics on how the virus is transmitted in the body and the symptoms that occur upon transmission. Activities such as making flyers and brochures to build and making mosquito repellant help to reinforce the lesson taught.  
Key Words: West Nile and Swine Flu 
Grade Level: 6th 
Subject: Science, Math, Social Studies/History, English, Technology 
View File: West Nile Virus[1].ppt 
View File: Mosquito Repellent Activity Plan.doc 
View File: Prevention Project Activity Plan.doc 
View File: Example Flyers and Brochures.zip 

Teacher's Request: A lesson to explain what the West Nile Virus is and how it affects human populations. Maybe also explaining how it is different than swine influenza.
      

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