Questions 1, 2, & 3: 12 points each. These questions ask learners to respond to the presentation and they aim to ensure that learners understand the material. There is a 200 word minimum per response. Learners should demonstrate an understanding of all of the relevant informationfrom the “Attend” section. In most cases, this means using information from several slides. Incomplete answers will be penalized accordingly.
Questions 4 & 5: 39 points in total. The last two questions are about the article(s) in the “Read” section, which are also available in the course materials box. These questions are designed to help learners to become thoughtful, critical readers of popular media
All "Complete" work must be submitted by Sunday at midnight.
1. How did "anti-septic consciousness" improve public health in America? Why is this approach unsuitable for dealing with HIV/AIDS?
2. Explain how DNA codes for traits? Be sure to discuss RNA and proteins in your answer.
3. Describe some problems associated with the use of antibiotics or vaccinations to treat or prevent disease. Name one way in which our government dictates the administration of vaccines to children.
4. What were the three major outbreaks of influenza during the 20th century and how did governments understand and respond to these outbreaks?
5. What are some of the pro's and con's to defining an influenza pandemic as a security risk?