Ebola: Disease Detectives

This is a part of Think Like a Scientist: Natural Selection in an Outbreak
image of a gene sequence

Summary

This hands-on activity allows students to analyze DNA sequences of Ebola viruses. Students use these sequences to track the virus’s spread during the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

TEACH TIME: 
One 50-minute class period, with additional time for watching the video.
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