Cholera and the Science of Medicine
Length: 3-6 hours
Discipline: Science Education
Level: Introductory (non-majors)
Author: Donham, Richard
Students explore the essential nature of science processes of evidence, explanation, prediction, experimentation, and communication and how they are used by scientists. The London cholera epidemic of 1854 is explored as an early application of the processes of science to the understanding of a disease.