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Real World Learning Objects: Science

The Emerging Avian H5N1 Influenza

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ELEMENT

CRITERIA

SCORE

Summary of the current status of the avian H5N1 influenza

2- Includes at least three facts about the current status of the influenza. Response demonstrates use of correct grammar and spelling.

1- Contains less than three facts and/or a few spelling/grammar errors

0- Less than three facts and multiple spelling/grammar errors

 

 

 

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Number of influenza cases/

Country table

2- Identifies 5 countries and accurately records case number data for each country and for each of the specified time periods

1- Identifies less than 5 countries and/or has incomplete data for a few countries and/or time periods

0- Identifies less than 5 countries and has incomplete data for several countries and/or time periods

 

 

 

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4.a. Global patterns of infection

1- Thoughtful answer, based on data recorded on the table

0- No answer or answer that is not based on the data recorded on the table

 

 

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4.b. Conclusions about the spread of avian influenza

1- Thoughtful answer, based on data recorded on the table and answer 4.a.

0- No answer or answer that is not based on the data recorded on the table or answer 4.a.

 

 

 

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5.a. Epidemic

1- Correctly defines “epidemic”

0- Incorrectly defines “epidemic”

 

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5.b. Pandemic

1- Correctly defines “pandemic”

0- Incorrectly defines “pandemic”

 

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5.c. Criteria for a pandemic

1- Correctly identifies the criteria for a pandemic

0- Incorrectly identifies the criteria for a pandemic

 

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6. 1. Prevention Strategy

1- Correctly identifies a current prevention strategy

0- Incorrectly identifies a current prevention strategy

 

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6. 2. Prevention Strategy

1- Correctly identifies a current prevention strategy

0- Incorrectly identifies a current prevention strategy

 

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6. 3. Prevention Strategy

1- Correctly identifies a current prevention strategy

0- Incorrectly identifies a current prevention strategy

 

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TOTAL SCORE

 

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