Medicine Through Time

 
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Topic 1 - Prehistoric Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £9
1. What is medicine and health?
2. How healthy were prehistoric people?
3. How did prehistoric people treat illness?
4. How can Aborigines help us study prehistoric medicine?

Topic 2 - Ancient Egyptian Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £9
1. How did life in Egypt affect medicine?
2. How were the sick treated in Ancient Egypt?
3. How did the Egyptians treat ilnesses and injuries?
4. How do Prehistoric and Egyptian medicine compare?

Topic 3 - Ancient Greek Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £9
1. How did the Greeks use supernatural treatments for disease?
2. What was the Theory of the Four Humours?
3. How did Greek doctors treat illnesses?
4. Who was Hippocrates? SAMPLE LESSON

Topic 4 - Ancient Roman Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £14
1. How did Roman civilisation advance medicine?
2/3. How did the Romans keep the public healthy?
4. How did Roman doctors treat people?
5. Who was Galen?
6. What factors influenced Roman development? SAMPLE LESSON
7. Medicine in the Ancient World Assessment

Topic 5 - Medieval Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £21
1. Which factors influenced medieval medicine?
2. Did Islamic medicine regress in the Middle Ages?
3. How did the Church influence medicine in the Middle Ages?
4. Were medieval medical schools signs of medical progress?
5. What was public health like in medieval London?
6. Did medieval hospitals and monasteries help the sick?
7. What was the Black Death? SAMPLE LESSON
8/9. What did people think caused the plague in the Middle Ages?
10/11. Middle Ages Revision Activity

Topic 6 - Renaissance Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £22
1. How did the Renaissance advance medicine?
2. Why is Vesalius important?
3. How important is 'On the Fabric of the Human Body'?
4. Why did Pare make new surgical discoveries?
5. Why is William Harvey important?
6. Which Renaissance individual is the most important in medicine?
7. Had knowledge of the plague in 1665 improved since 1348?
8. Did the Renaissance improve medical treatments?
9/10. Renaissance Revision Activity

Topic 7 - Nineteenth Century Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £35
1. How did Edward Jenner treat smallpox?
2. Why was there so much opposition to vaccination? SAMPLE LESSON
3. What were quack doctors?
4. How did Louis Pasteur discover that germs cause disease?
5. How did scientists start to identify vaccines for diseases?
6. How did Louis Pasteur discover new vaccines?
7. Edward Jenner and Louis Pasteur Assessment
8. How did Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole change nursing?
9/10. How did anaesthetics improve surgery?
11. How was the problem of infection overcome in the 1800s?
12. Who is more important, Simpson or Lister? SAMPLE LESSON
13. What problems existed in towns during the 1800s?
14. Why did public health improve during the 19th century?
15. What was the Great Stink of 1858?
16/17. How was 19th century public health improved?

Topic 8 - Twentieth Century Medicine CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £15
1/2. What is penicillin and how was it discovered?
3. How was penicillin developed?
4. Who deserved the credit for the penicillin discovery? SAMPLE LESSON
5. How were the 'magic bullets' discovered?
6. Why was the NHS introduced in 1948?
7. How has medicine developed since prehistoric times?


The American West

 

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Topic 1 - The Plains Indians CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £20
1. What were the Great Plains and where were they?
2. What was life like on the Great Plains?
3. How accurate is the stereotype of the Native Americans?
4. Why did the Plains Indians move onto the Plains?
5. How did tipis allow the Plains Indians to live on the Plains?
6. How important were the buffalo to the Plains Indians?
7. How was Indian society and family life organised? SAMPLE LESSON
8. What were the Plains Indians' beliefs concerning warfare?
9. What were the Sioux Indians' religious beliefs?

Topic 2 - The Early Pioneers CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £15
1. How were the Americans convinced to move west?
2. Why were the Mountain Men important to later pioneers?
3/4. Why did the early pioneers move westwards?
5. How dangerous was the journey west?
6/7. What was the California Gold Rush?

Topic 3 - The Mormons CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £17
1. Why did the Mormons have to keep moving?
2. Why was it impossible for Mormons to live in the East? SAMPLE LESSON
3. How did the Mormons survive their journey west?
4. How did the Mormons make a success of Salt Lake Valley?
5. How did the Mormons reach a political settlement?
6. What were the roles of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young?
7/8. Mormons Assessment and Feedback

Topic 4 - The Homesteaders CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £8.50
1/2/3. How did the homesteaders settle the Great Plains?
4. Why were railways constructed across America?
5. What was the impact of the railways on the West of America?

Topic 5 - Cattle Ranching CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £9
1. How did the American cattle industry develop?
2. How did cattle ranching develop on the Great Plains?
3. Who were the cowboys and what was their life like? SAMPLE LESSON
4. What were the dangers of the Long Drive? SAMPLE LESSON

Topic 6 - Law and Order in the West CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £9
1. How wild was the west?
2. Why was there lawlessness in the west?
3. What forces of law and order were there in the west? SAMPLE LESSON
4. What happened during the Johnson County War of 1892?

Topic 7 - The Indian Wars CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £10
1. How was opinion split on how to deal with the 'Indian Problem'?
2. How equipped was the US army for war with the Plains Indians?
3. Why was the US army defeated at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
4/5. Was Crazy Horse a great American Hero? SAMPLE LESSON

Topic 8 - The End of the Plains Indians CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE: £10
1. How were the buffalo herds on the Great Plains destroyed?
2. How were the reservations used to control the Plains Indians?
3/4/5. What happened at Wounded Knee?
6. What factors led to the defeat of the Plains Indians? SAMPLE LESSON