NATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STANDARDS
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The National Science Education Standards (NSES) External Link were produced by the National Research Council External Link in 1995 and published in 1996. The Standards were the result of four years of work by twenty-two scientific and science education societies and over 18,000 individual contributors.

National Science Education Content Standards Correlation Grades: 5-8
Instructional Objectives
Science Content Standard

Define zoonoses

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Differentiate various types of zoonotic transmission.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Describe different methods of zoonotic infection.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Discuss historical cases of zoonotic epidemics that occurred naturally or as a result of biological warfare.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Standard G: Students should develop understanding of history of science.

Provide specific reasons for the increasing rate of emerging diseases.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Describe how researchers and scientists collaborate to monitor and prevent diseases.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Standard G: Students should develop understanding of science as a human endeavor.

Standard G: Students should develop understanding of history of science.

Explain proper protection needed for collecting and analyzing pathogen samples.

Standard A: Students should develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry.

Provide an explanation of the sources, symptoms, and treatment of Anthrax.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Standard C: Students should develop understanding of structure and function in living systems.

Provide an explanation of the sources, symptoms, and treatment of Salmonellosis.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Standard C: Students should develop understanding of structure and function in living systems.

Encourage inquiry of multiple sources to collect information on zoonoses.

Standard A: Students should develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry.

Standard F: Students should develop understanding of personal health.

Require synthesis of information using logic and reasoning to solve a medical mystery.

Standard A: Students should develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry.