Epidemics: modelling with mathematics Understanding the use of vaccination in preventing the spread of epidemics. 

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World of Work Dimensions Context The mathematician's profession is explicitly exemplified, wherein epidemics are used as a phenomenon to legitimize the WoW beforehand. Role The student remains a student and is not asked to empathize with the profession of a mathematician. Activity Recommended computer program is an analogy of an authentic modeling program. Modeling is an authentic practice. Product 
Abstract Maths in context (mathematical modelling, interpreting graphs). Students will develop mathematical models which help government and other bodies to predict how diseases will spread, and how that spread can be minimised. Documents Copyright/Creative Commons Mascil partner: GB Materials are published under the CC BYNCSA 4.0 license. 
Discipline  Mathematics ✓  Biology  Physics  Chemistry  Engineering Target group  Primary Education  Lower Secondary Education ✓  Upper Secondary Education Age range 1115 Duration 50 min. 