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There are 9 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Disease Dynamics, you may find related items under Thinking Mathematically.

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Disease Dynamics - Understanding the Spread of Diseases

Age 14 to 16

A chance to explore the mathematics of networks as applied to epidemics and the spread of disease.

Friendship Paradox

Age 11 to 16

This short activity encourages students to consider a surprising result about the average number of friends that people have.

Anonymity Game

Age 11 to 16

This short activity encourages students to consider the risks associated with insecure data collection, including how identities can be reconstructed from partial data.

Analysing Networks

Age 11 to 16

This activity encourages students to consider different ways of interpreting data about networks, and what this means in the context of disease.

Epidemics on Networks

Age 11 to 16

This activity introduces students to networks, and enourages them to consider these in the context of social networks and diseases.

Disease Dilemmas

Age 11 to 16

This activity encourages students to consider ethical questions relating to disease outbreaks, and to explore the difficulties of combatting infectious diseases.

Vaccination Game

Age 11 to 16

This activity encourages students to consider the effect of vaccination on the spread of a disease.

$R_0$ Game

Age 11 to 16

This short activity explores how $R_0$, the reproduction number, affects the spread of disease in an unvaccinated population.

The Standing Disease

Age 11 to 16

This short activity encourages students to consider how diseases spread exponentially in an unvaccinated population.