Infectious Diseases


Your task is to design an Infectious Disease pamphlet about the infectious disease of your choice. Please choose your disease from the list of included diseases on your project handout. Next research your disease using the databases and website links provided. You should not be doing a Google search for any research you are conducting.
If you have trouble locating information please see your teacher or Ms. Collins.

 Use these first - Search for the name of your Introduced Species. Read the articles then use the web links provided with the article on your subject.

Grolier Online: Enter keywords into the search bar to find your topic. Pay attention to the web links and fast facts tabs. (Access at home - log in using the userid: tjmiddle and the password: tiger.) 

World Book:  Go to World Book advanced for more features.  Create login under My Research in order to save citations and links to information.  (Access in school & at home - log in using the userid: jefferson1 and the password: 07410.) 


Databases: Enter a search for the Infectious Disease you are studying. Start with the common name and then try the scientific name and compare your results.

Explora Primary  (Access at home - log in using the userid: fairlawn and the password: fairlawn.) 

Facts on File:
Science Online (Access at home - log in using the userid: tjlibrary and the password: bookit.) 

Websites: Browse the sites or s
earch using keywords including the common name and the scientific name of the disease you are researching.

KidsHealth: Information about many illnesses and conditions, in easy to understand language.

Medline Plus:
Medical information from the National Institutes of Health. 

Infectious Diseases: Causes, Types, Prevention, Treatment & Facts

Diseases and Conditions -

Diseases & Conditions - CDC

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Home Page

Infectious Diseases / Bacterial Diseases / Microbiology 

Information from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Times Health Guide: Current news and background information on a variety of health topics, from the New York Times.

World Health Organization: Infectious Diseases Information about infectious diseases in various areas of the world. 

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