Ebola

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Ebola can spread quickly with devastating consequences. To help fight it scientists are developing drugs and vaccines. In this activity students are asked if they would trial a new Ebola vaccine. They gather information from different sources, weigh up risks and benefits and apply what they know about genes to decide if it is a risk worth taking. Curriculum links include: Inheritance, chromosomes, DNA, genes, genome, gene expression, evaluate risks, evaluate associated personal, social, economic and environmental implications

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