Developing a New Flu Prevention Drug
$16.22 – $124.37
How is a new drug developed and tested to make sure it is safe and effective?
Development of new drugs involves clinical trials – scientific experiments used to determine if a drug is both safe and effective.
- Conduct simulated laboratory tests and analyze data to determine if a new flu prevention drug is safe and effective.
- Learn about the clinical trials process and clinical research.
- Simulated samples from Human Volunteers 1-3
- Cups for Human Volunteers 1-3
- Toothpicks for stirring
- Tube of “FLUSTOP”
- Plastic dropper for “FLUSTOP”
- Graduated measuring cup
- 2 plastic bags “For Influenza Tests”
- Experimental Group Test Sheet
- Control Group Test Sheet
- 1 – 9 kits: $16.22 each
- 10 – 24 kits: $15.41 each
- 25+ kits: $14.60 each
- 1 – 9 packs: $124.37 each
- 10+ packs: $118.15 each
- 1 – 9 packs: $59.48 each
- 10+ packs: $56.51 each
Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Shop by NGSS »
HS-ETS1-3. Evaluate a solution to a complex real-world problem based on prioritized criteria and trade-offs that account for a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics as well as possible social, cultural, and environmental impacts.
Science & Engineering Practices
Designing Solutions - Evaluate a solution to a complex realworld problem, based on scientific knowledge, student-generated sources of evidence, prioritized criteria, and tradeoff considerations.
Disciplinary Core Ideas
ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions - When evaluating solutions, it is important to take into account a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics, and to consider social, cultural, and environmental impacts.
Influence of Science, Engineering, and Technology on Society and the Natural World - New technologies can have deep impacts on society and the environment, including some that were not anticipated. Analysis of costs and benefits is a critical aspect of decisions about technology.