Annotated Bibliography
"Authentic Learning." CEC. Council for Exceptional Children. 18 May 2009 <>.
Short article about the criteria for authentic learning; a few good links to other resources at the bottom of the page, especially one promoting more authentic learning experiences in the teaching of Science.

Brown, John C. "What the heck is a virus?" Department of Microbiosciences. July 2000. University of Kansas. 19 May 2009 <>.
Good general description of what viruses are and how they infect.

Buck Institute for Education. "Craft of the Driving Question." PBL Online. 14 May 2009 <> Used to create, edit, and refine a driving question used as the basis of this project.

Curtis, Diane. "Start with the Pyramid: Real-World Issues Motivate Students." 01 Nov. 2001. 14 May 2009 <>.
Article discusses the importance of relating curriculum to real-world issues. The article covers some of the details of creating a project.

"History of Quarantine". Aug. 2004. 2 May 2009 <>.
Timeline of famous and historic quarantines and related progress in the health field.

"Pandemic definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms." Medical Net Inc. 29 May 2009 <>.

"Pandemic Preparedness." World Health Organization. 19 May 2009 <>.
Continuous global surveillance of influenza is key to the early detection of a virus with pandemic potential.

University of New South Wales. "Mask-wearing Significantly Boosts Flu Protection." ScienceDaily 26 January 2009. 31 May 2009 <http://www.sciencedaily.comĀ­ /releases/2009/01/090126082530.htm>.
Donning a face mask is an easy way to boost protection from severe respiratory illnesses such as influenza and SARS, new research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has found.

Watson, Stephanie. "What is the Flu?." 25 May 2005. <> 19 May 2009.
Good explanation of the flu with excellent diagram showing how the virus enters the body.

Bickel, Chris. Virus Diagram. Digital image. 21 Apr. 2006. Internationa Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations. 27 May 2009 <>.

Pandemic. Digital image. 30 May 2009 <>.

Respiratory System. Digital image. 30 May 2009 <>.

Salius, Erin. Virus. Digital image. MIT Insite. 11 Feb. 2008. 29 May 2009 <>.

Significant Dates in Human Influenza History. Digital image. Cornell Chronoical Online. Cornell University. 28 May 2009 <>.

Size of virus. Digital image. Pearson Education. 27 May 2009 <>.

Swine Flu diagram. Digital image. National Emergency Management Agency, Nigeria. 29 May 2009 <>.

Swine Flu image. Digital image. 29 May 2009 <>.


"An Inside Look at the Flu: Beating the Flu Virus." How Stuff Works. 1 June 2009 <>.
It took one week for Holly to beat the flu. Her body has produced T-memory cells that will keep her from getting this identical virus again. If the virus mutates, the T-memory cells will not protect her.

"Breathing." University of Pennsylvania Health System. 2009. ADAM. 21 May 2009 <>.

"Coughing." University of Pennsylvania Health System. 2009. ADAM. 21 May 2009 <>.

Harrison, Paige, Reid Maynard, and Nathan Allgood. "Swine Flu." 29 May 2009. School Tube LLC. 29 May 2009 <>.
Student created short video.

"Hospitals "Full Up": The 1918 Influenza Pandemic." Center for Biosecurity. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 19 May 2009 <>.
Click on the highlighted link to view a great video about Spanish Influenza's effects on daily life in US, as well as hospital systems.

"Immune Response." University of Pennsylvania Health System. 2009. ADAM. 21 May 2009 <>.
Animated graphic illustrates immune response in the body.

Liu, Dennis. "Viral Infection Mechanism." Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 1999. 30 May 2009 <>.

"Speakers Larry Brilliant: Epidemiologist, philanthropist." TED. July 2006. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design). 18 May 2009 <>.

"Think Flu It." School Tube LLC. 28 May 2009. 29 May 2009 <>.

"Vaccines." University of Pennsylvania Health System. 2009. ADAM. 21 May 2009 <>.

Bresee, Joe. Audio blog post. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 25 Apr. 2009. 29 May 2009 <>.

"The Threat of Global Pandemics (audio)." Council on Foreign Relations. 16 June 2005. 29 May 2009>.
"So unless we, as a global effort, get the countries involved to take a look at the conditions in those countries, and how we can alleviate them without destroying the economy of those countries, this problem is not going to go away."

Kunst, Martiin. "Mad Virus (Game)." 2007. 30 May 2009 <>.