P-14 STEM

zipTrips - Disease Detectives( Grade 7 program)

November 17 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM -

 

Different diseases have plagued humans and animals for millions of years. In this LIVE show from Purdue University, learn how scientists are like detectives when it comes to finding clues about the cause and prevention of disease. Meet Purdue scientists who treat pigs with Swine Flu, help solve a mysterious disease case using scientific inquiry, and take a look at how Purdue scientists are using cutting-edge technology to go inside our bodies and treat infection. This visit includes a stop at the Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine to see what happens when a dog takes a turn in the dentist's office.

Program includes:

  • Live show (45 minutes)
  • Supporting classroom materials
    • -teacher's guide
    • -short videos featuring Purdue scientists discussing scientific inquiry and their work

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