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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.

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