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Plague/Epidemic Project

 
Where are you going to look for information about your assigned plague/epidemic?

Print resources
in the library and classroom

 
Online resources
Databases
(click the icons to connect to these databases)

Recommended websites
(Websites not on the list below must be evaluated before you can use them as a source.)
 
Remember to
CITE YOUR SOURCES!
 

Black Death/Great Plague
Europe, 1348-1350


Typhoid Fever
Jamestown, early 1600s
 

Ebola Virus
West Africa, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History.com

National Geographic

PBS

History Learning Site

'Cures' for Black Death from the 1300s

How the Black Death Worked

Eyewitness to History

NYTimes Health Guide

 

Kids Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mayo Clinic

WebMD


Typhoid Fever History
 
The 10 Deadliest Outbreaks in U.S.
History — Revisited

Teens Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Time for Kids:  Answers about Ebola

World Health Organization

Science News for Students:
What is Ebola?


A History of Ebola

Infectious Disease: Ebola's Lost Ward


 
 

Smallpox
Boston, 1721

Polio Epidemic
United States, 1916

Spanish Flu (Influenza) Pandemic
 1918

Teens Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facts on File

Harvard: Contagion

Boston's 'Grievous Calamity of the Small Pox'

 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Living in Fear

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Mayo Clinic

KidsHealth


 

Teens Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

The Great Pandemic

Harvard: Contagion

National Archives

Flu.gov

 

Try this website if you are interested in making any graphs or charts for your presentation.


Images:
Biohazard sign:  https://lh4.ggpht.com/fZEK0waY_K9IJFhk4US4kfZDhgdPFMSoN0ZM0h37lifkZZn_InZvzV6d4UTPmiU95w=w300
Black Death:  http://www.wordfocus.com/word-black-death-pt1.html
Typhoid Fever:  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/47/Mary_Mallon_in_hospital.jpg
Ebola Virus:  https://localtvkdvr.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/ebola4.jpg
Smallpox:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/the-day-doctors-began-to-conquer-smallpox/
Polio:  http://www.utexas.edu/features/2005/polio/
Influenza Pandemic:  http://www.flu.gov/pandemic/history/1918/the_pandemic


 

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LaFayette Central School District
Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent

5955 Route 20 West
LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: 315-677-9728
315-677-3372 FAX



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