Thursday, June 28, 2007

Get your infectious diseases trading cards!

I'll give you 2 Ebolas for an Avian Flu...

Via the MAKE Magazine blog I learned that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has a series of trading cards on infectious diseases in PDF format that can be downloaded from their website:

So now you can have some pictures along with descriptions of many of the diseases the CDC studies. Despite the obvious connections to the Science curriculum, there are also connections to US and World History, and even current events (i.e. the TB groom or Avian Flu).

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