Standards

The Pandem-Sim project addresses these important goals:

  • Improve science education using highly engaging approaches to teaching and learning that include new technologies.
  • Increase science literacy among high school students taking integrated science, biology, health, anatomy/physiology, or related classes.

Specifically, we seek to increase knowledge and understanding of:

  1. Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases
  2. Bacterial and viral classification and structure
  3. Pathogen transmission mechanisms impacting human populations
  4. The human immune response
  • Promote career awareness for biomedical fields among the target population.
  • Create a program with the potential for widespread use.
  • Create a program that considers the needs of underrepresented and underserved groups.

Standards

The specific science standards addressed in this section apply to the entire Pandem-Sim project as a whole. Not all standards apply to the live simulation or any other single component of the project.National Science Education Standards
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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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West Virginia Standards
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Pennsylvania Standards
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