John Snow Questions (Elementary) 1. How old was John Snow when he began to work as an apprentice for Dr. Hardcastle? 2. How many people died in the 1831-1832 cholera epidemic in England? 3. Doctors believes that ____ were the cause of cholera but Dr. Snow believed that _____ were the cause of cholera.
The students will investigate five common diseases that can be transmitted by water by becoming the experts on a particular disease. Each learning centre will have information to read and questions to answer. After learning about the disease, each group of students will present their information so that the whole class can learn about the disease.
A community gets its drinking water from a nearby lake. After many years, the company responsible for emptying the septic tanks in the community has shut down and a new company from out of town now empties the septic tanks. It would cost the company more money to haul the waste to their plant so the company has been dumping their trucks in a pit near the lake.