"About the Sustainable Development Goals." United Nations. Accessed June 29, 2019.https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/.
"Adaptive Immunity." Khan Academy. Accessed June 29, 2019. https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/organ-systems/the-immune-system/a/adaptive-Immunity
Afzal, Hina Ahmad, Khadija Ahmad Zahid, Qurban Ahmad Ali, Kubra Ahmad Sarwar,Sana Ahmad Shakoor, Ujala Ahmad Nasir, and Idrees Ahmad Nasir. "Role of Biotechnology in Improving Human Health." Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.omicsonline.org/peer-reviewed/role-of-biotechnology-in-improving-human-health-82443.html.This review sketches improvement of human health by the use of biotechnological advances in molecular diagnostics, medicine, vaccines, nutritionally enriched genetically modified crops and waste management.
"All Timelines Overview." Timeline | History of Vaccines. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.historyofvaccines.org/timeline/all.This timeline offers a detailed history of vaccinations dating back to 1000 CE. This timeline category holds nearly all of the entries for the subject-specific timelines. A few of the entries have been left out in order to provide a broad overview.
"An Educator’s Guide to Design Thinking." https://dschool-old.stanford.edu/sandbox/groups/k12/wiki/55b9c/attachments/dec28/An Educator's Guide to Design Thinking.pdf?sessionID=8cbdfc6129ceb041dbad2247ffc9d0112fd0ebce.This document is an excellent guide to educators and it provides details about the Design Thinking Methodology. It also includes tips and strategies for bringing design thinking into the classroom, how to apply design thinking mindsets at your school and more.
"Immune Systems." In BSCS Biology: A Molecular Approach, 603-29. 8th ed. Blue Version. Columbus, OH: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Children's Hospital. "Types of Immunity." The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. April 16, 2019. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center/human-immune-system/types-immunity.
"Connecticut Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS-CT) — A Toolkit for Local School Boards." CONNECTICUT NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS (NGSS-CT). Accessed June 15, 2019. https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/Science/NGSS_Boards.pdf?la=en.This document compares the 2015 Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with 2004
State Connecticut Science Standards. It also explains the NGSS and potential to transform science education across the State of CT.
"Defense Against Infectious Diseases." In Glencoe Science: Reading Essentials for Biology, The Dynamics of Life, 504-13. Columbus, OH: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
Giudice, E., and J. Campbell. "Needle-free Vaccine Delivery☆." Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 58, no. 1 (2006): 68-89. Accessed May 2019. doi:10.1016/j.addr.2005.12.003.
Glynn, Ian, and Jenifer Glynn. The Life and Death of Smallpox. Cambridge University Press, 2004.This book provides a detailed history of smallpox, one of the deadliest infectious diseases known to mankind. The book details how smallpox spread across the world, its eradication, and how it could be used in biological warfare.
"Healthcare Professionals | Intramuscular Influenza Vaccination Infographic | CDC." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/infographics/you-call-the-shots-intramuscular-flu-vaccination.html.This infographic provides detailed information about the proper administration of the Intramuscular injection.
"How Vaccines Work to Keep You Healthy." Queens College Health Fair. Accessed June 29, 2019. https://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/qchealthfair/vaccinations/how-vaccines-work-to-keep-you-healthy/.
"Immunizations: Vaccine Administration." AAP.org. Accessed June 29, 2019. https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/immunizations/Pages/Immunizations-home.aspx.
Johnson, Steven. Where Good Ideas Come From. London: Penguin, 2011.The author takes the reader on a journey through centuries. The main focus of this book is to investigate the environments that lead to unusual levels of innovation and creativity across the world. The author stresses the importance of collaboration and how it leads to innovation.
Kendall, Mark. "Demo: A Needle-free Vaccine Patch That's Safer and Way Cheaper." TED. June 2013. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.ted.com/talks/mark_kendall_demo_a_needle_free_vaccine_patch_that_s_safer_and_way_cheaper?>utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare.Informative video about needle-free vaccine delivery. An excellent source to students, who are planning to design their own versions of needle-free vaccine delivery systems.
"Module 2: Types of Vaccine and Adverse Reactions." Vaccine Safety Basics. 2019. Accessed July 02, 2019. https://vaccine-safety-training.org/route-of-administration.html
"Movie: Immune System (for Kids)." KidsHealth. Accessed July 11, 2019. https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/ismovie.html?WT.ac=en-k-htbw-main-page-f.Kids Health provides valuable information to students. The information is offered in audio, video, and print format.
Nsta. "Science and Engineering Practices." NGSS@NSTA. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://ngss.nsta.org/PracticesFull.aspx.Science and Engineering Practices emulate the behaviors that scientists and engineers use to design solutions to solve problems.
Offit, Paul A. "Types of Immunity." Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. April 16, 2019. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center/human-immune-system/types-immunity.This site provides an excellent overview of different types of immunity and how they are acquired. It also highlights the role of vaccines in acquiring active immunity.
Rosling, Hans. "The Good News of the Decade? We're Winning the War against Child Mortality." TED. September 2010. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_the_good_news_of_the_decade. This Ted Talk is an excellent overview of the United Nations (UN) and their Millenium Development Goals. The video focuses on child mortality. It could be used as an introduction to the topic of vaccinations and their role in combating child mortality across the globe.
"Science Competencies & Performance Indicators." New Haven Science. Accessed June 29, 2019. http://newhavenscience.org/.
Ulmer, Jeffrey B., Ulrich Valley, and Rino Rappuoli. "Vaccine Manufacturing: Challenges and Solutions." Nature Biotechnology 24, no. 11 (November 2006): 1377-383. doi:10.1038/nbt1261.
"Vaccination and Antibodies." MyDr.com.au. April 18, 2019. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.mydr.com.au/travel-health/vaccination-and-antibodies
"Vaccines." World Health Organization. October 05, 2017. Accessed June 29, 2019. https://www.who.int/topics/vaccines/en/.
"Vaccines and Immunizations | Home | CDC." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 26, 2016. Accessed June 29, 2019 https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html.
"Vaccines: Vac-Gen/Immunity Types." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/immunity-types.htm.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a plethora of information on immunity, infectious diseases, and vaccinations.
"What Is Design Thinking?" The Interaction Design Foundation. Accessed July 11, 2019. https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/topics/design-thinking.This website details the Design Thinking Process. It highlights the 5 phases of the process that include: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test.