Brooklyn LAB

Lesson
The COVID-19 Vaccine: How Does It Work?
The COVID-19 Vaccine: How Does It Work?

Format

Topics

Science, Education

Languages

English

Description

This lesson is designed to support students to make connections between their baseline understanding of vaccines generally and COVID-19 to support a scientific understanding of the vaccine and its effectiveness.

LESSON AGENDA

  1. Engage (7 minutes): Students review data outlining efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

  2. Explore (12 minutes): Group Exploration - How this vaccine works

  3. Explain (10 minutes): Groups prepare class presentations of what they have learned about the COVID-19 vaccines

  4. Elaborate (7 minutes): Groups present their findings

  5. Evaluate (7 minutes): Exit Ticket

  6. Closing (2 minutes)

LESSON OBJECTIVE

Students will be able to apply their understanding of vaccines to explain the COVID-19 vaccine and how it works.

LESSON ENDS WITH...

Students explain in writing how the COVID-19 vaccine works, how effective it is, and what the risks are.

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