The Science of a Pandemic

The Science of a Pandemic

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377150

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This book discusses the science behind pandemics and their effects. The chapters examine the deadliest pandemics in history, explain how these diseases spread so quickly, and show how scientists are working to prevent and contain future disease outbreaks. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Health & Nutrition Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
English (US)
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