Division: C – High School
NC Essential Standards Alignment: 7.E.1.6, 7.L.1, 8.E.1.4, 8.L.1, High School Biology
Event Rules: See National Rules
Event Score Sheet: None
National Event Page: Here
Required Materials: Writing instrument
Participants will use their investigative skills in the scientific study of disease, injury, health, and disability in populations or groups of people.
The event has been reorganized into three parts with each part counting approximately equally towards a team’s final score.
Part I: Background & Surveillance
Part II: Outbreak Investigation
Part III: Patterns, Control, and Prevention
Each team may bring one 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper that may contain information on both sides in any form and from any source along with two stand-alone non-programmable, non-graphing calculators.
High score wins. Points are given based on a scoring rubric that takes into account the difficulty level of questions, accuracy and quality of answers, and use of proper scientific methods.
2017 Coaches 301 (really know my stuff) Clinic Presentation
CDC Site on this event (National Sponsor, EXCELLENT RESOURCES)
Detectives in the Classroom
Case study lesson on Ebola from HHMI
Glossaries of Important Terms
Useful Articles and Texts
Games and Simulations