BrainPop offers the facts about avian flu with this new animated short

As scientists and doctors continue to debate the possibility of a bird-flu pandemic in the United States, BrainPOP, a subscription-based provider of animated educational videos for students and teachers, is featuring a new movie designed to help students and teachers better understand the problem and its potential for harm. With a focus on the causes, transmission, conditions, and history of the potentially deadly disease known as the avian flu, this animated short seeks to educate students while easing their apprehension. During the video, students will learn where the disease originated, how it has spread historically, and how health officials are working to contain it. Teachers and students can view the movie for free by registering for a 14-day free trial subscription to BrainPOP.

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