Pandemic! Will History Repeat Itself? (Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 and the possibility of an Avian Flu Pandemic) Content: In 1918-1919, the Influenza Pandemic killed more people than who died in WWI. Recently, the world has turned its attention to the Avian Flu, which is carried by birds and other animals. This disorder has sickened/killed many in Asia, Africa, and Europe. There is growing concern that the virus will mutate and be passed from person-to-person and to other countries. Product: History students will analyze historic pandemics and societal effects. Science students will analyze human anatomy, trace disease transmission, and the body’s corresponding response to infection. Geography students will map the spread of the disease. Math students will calculate the rate of contraction of the disease and its predicted rate of infection. Business/Drama students will chart the effect on public businesses and mass transit. Broadcasting students will research how this media can increase awareness and fear over possible outbreaks. English students study any literature written during a time when disease was prevalent or a novel where illness is part of the plot.