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Science teacher Andrew Goldenkranz introduces study guide as an extension into curriculum

Andrew Goldenkranz uses the book The Hot Zone as a basis for his study guide. This book discusses the emergence of the Ebola virus that correlates to the curriculum performed in Goldenkranz AP Environmental Science course. Photo by Aditi Desai

Neha Patchipala

October 23, 2014

Story by Aditi Desai and Neha Patchipala t was ten years ago when science teacher Andrew Goldenkranz met the author of the Hot Zone, Richard Preston. After a year of CDC meetings, hours of written work, and countless meetings with Preston, Goldenkranz achieved his final product: the study guide. ...

Your Ebola questions answered

Your Ebola questions answered

Maya Murthy

October 22, 2014

So, what exactly is Ebola? Ebola is a viral disease that currently has no real cure or vaccine, though scientists are in the process of developing a vaccine. The virus has a 50 percent fatality rate, with early symptoms as innocent as fever, muscle pain and headaches. Eventually these symptoms worsen...