Great example of how correlation does NOT imply causation. It is sad that most people do not understand science. Ask your students to propose other reasons for the data such as poverty or access to health care. Better yet, have them come up with other positive correlations with infant mortality such as number of supermarkets or number of television sets.
A nanometer is one billionth of a meter. New science and technology based on the nanometer refers to the ability to manipulate individual atoms and molecules to build machines on a scale of nanometers or to create materials and structures from the bottom up with novel properties.Nanotechnology, according to the National Science Foundation, could change the way almost everything is designed and made, from automobile tires to vaccines to objects not yet imagined.
Free! In this article, students will read about viruses, the types of viruses that cause the flu, how the immune system detects and remembers viruses, how vaccines like the flu shot work and how the flu shot vaccine is manufactured. This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan. Use this to save time looking for engaging and appropriate articles with questions!