YouTube videos on pandemic flu
Public Health Information
Mass. Dept. of Public Health's Section on Influenza
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control Flu Information for Schools
World Health Organization
Ounce of Prevention
Tips and streaming video about the steps and benefits of effective hand washing.
Clean Hands Saves Lives
CDC TV - Put Your Hands Together
Cover your Cough Posters
The Deadly Virus
The influenza epidemic of 1918, which began in Massachusetts, swept the world, killing an estimated 50 million people. One fifth of the world's population was attacked by this deadly virus. Documents and photos from the National Archives
Secrets of the Dead: Killer Flu
For middle and high school science classes, Uses the 1918 influenza pandemic to teach about the use of electrophoresis and DNA fingerprinting. PBS also offers video clips from the Secrets of the Dead program through this website.
Geographic Diffusion of Disease: The Flu Pandemic of 1918-1919
National Geographic Society lesson plan for high schools.