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Brain Eater, The

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

When Science Faces the Unknown
Learn how Mad Cow Disease exemplifies the process of science and the relationship between science and society in this article that explains the science behind the prion theory. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

20/20 Hindsight
Consider the relationship between science and public policy and how human activity exposes us to new and previously unexpected risks from disease-causing organisms. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Food Safety Tips
Discover food safety guidelines from the USDA, the FDA, and the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association for shopping, storing, thawing, preparing, serving, and storing food. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Do Prions Exist? (two views)
Learn more about Mad Cow and related diseases, their origins, and their causes from two experts with differing views. (Grades 9-12)

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