Spread of disease

This Core Maths resource enables students to explore various models of the spread of disease. 

The presentation has links to instructions for three activities:

  • a practical investigation using a die and counters to model the spread and decline of a disease and an activity sheet to record these results. 
  • a document which shows how a pack of playing cards can be used to model the spread of disease in a population.
  • an Excel file which shows how a population can be affected by a disease. Various factors such as incubation period can be altered on the spreadsheet and the graphs show the effect of those changes. The presentation includes a series of questions relating to these changes. 

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