In this lesson 1 of 4, students will explore the history of vaccines and the important role they play in infection control.
In this lesson, students explore the history of vaccines and the purpose of immunizations, and the important role vaccines play in infection control. Students will gain background knowledge necessary to the completion of the culminating project in lesson 4. The culminating project is focused on public education, students will be creating a children's storybook about the importance of immunizations or infection control.
This lesson may be done in one class period, but may extend to two class periods depending on class discussion and level of student knowledge. By the end of lesson 1, students will be able to answer the essential questions for this lesson: