ZOMBIE OUTBREAK STEM CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
DAY 1 Mission: Determine the Origin of the Outbreak
Explorers will determine the origin of the outbreak on campus through the dissection of an “infected” brain, collecting historical data from infected patients and the strategic mapping of campus.
Focus Topics: Anthropology, Forensics, Epidemiology, Data Analysis
DAY 2 Mission: Save our Resources
Explorers will help to maintain the safety of Wake Forest University’s resources from the zombie outbreak by analyzing soil samples, developing a water purification system and determining a safe route of travel for collection of resources.
Focus Topics: Engineering, Hydrology, Data Collection, Motion Sensor Technology
DAY 3 Mission: Systems of Survival
Explorers will develop systems of survival through sustainability techniques in our campus garden and create their own energy sources.
Focus Topics: Energy Resources, Sustainability
DAY 4 Mission: Protect the People
Explorers will engage in the engineering processes required to build a zombie motion detector and the development of an antidote delivery system in order to save the people of Wake Forest University.
Focus Topics: Engineering, Drone Technology
DAY 5 Mission Complete: Presentations Zombie Outbreak Survival Kit
Explorers will complete their mission through the presentation of their unique Zombie Outbreak Survival kits.
Focus Topics: Data Analysis, Model Building, Public Speaking, Collaboration