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American Museum of Natural History Curriculum Collections: Politics & Pathogens

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The American Museum of Natural History has compiled this collection of twelve two hour-long lesson plans that are designed to provide students with a humanistic perspective on health care and disease. In addition to detailed lesson plans, readers will find ready-made PowerPoint presentations and links to related resources, such as articles and videos. Although these lessons are designed to be completed as a series, they also contain activities that can be completed in shorter time periods or as stand-alone lessons. Sessions facilitate student learning by using a number of compelling central questions, including "How does oppression make the experience of disease and illness different in different cultural contexts?" and "What is the relationship between humans and the microbes that cause disease?" In all, this Curriculum Collection contains lessons and resources that may be of interest to science, social studies, and health educators alike.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2016/0909
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Date of Scout Publication
September 9th, 2016
Date Of Record Creation
September 6th, 2016 at 1:16pm
Date Of Record Release
September 8th, 2016 at 12:15pm
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