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3.33: Viral Epidemic

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    102002
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    Setup Instructions

    • Follow setup instructions in the kit.

    Activity Instructions

    • There will need to be an even number of people in the "population," so if your class has an odd number of students, the instructor can join the simulation to make the numbers even.
    • Watch students carefully when they add their sample into the well plates to make sure they are putting them in the correct locations.
    • Use a random group generator to randomize student pairs (otherwise, groups of students who are in the same social circle will end up sharing their drops with each other and you will be less likely to get good results). You can find a free random group generator at ClassTools.Net

    This page titled 3.33: Viral Epidemic is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Rosanna Hartline.

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