Outbreak (1995)
 
Concept featured in clip: Transmission of Disease
Location of clip: DVD: 0:30:19 - 0:40:54


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Summary of clip: This clip demonstrates transmission of a disease through a virus.
Connection of flickclip to the concept: This clip is a great way to engage the students on a unit about viruses.
Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

a. What is a virus and how can it cause disease?

b. What kind of disease is this virus going to cause? What other types of viruses are there?

c. How is the virus in this case being transmitted? How are other viruses transmitted?

d. What are the humans doing to protect themselves from this virus?

2. You could use this clip as an evaluation for a unit on viruses or disease. You could have the students discuss how this virus could cause a disease, what could be done for prevention, and what the future would look like if this virus did indeed have an outbreak around the world?

3. This flickclip could lead into an interesting lesson about the study of outbreaks. Teams of students could examine different diseases as they formed epidemics and pandemics around the world.