Pathogens and Infectious Disease offers a highly informative insight into the topic of Infectious Disease and how scientific knowledge has evolved throughout the years. 3D interactive content, combined with a historical account of medical progress, reveals to viewers microscopic creatures that dwell beneath the skin, and also how far treatment and understanding of infection has evolved.
- Library: Secondary
- Audience: Year 11-12
- Rating: E
- Subject: Science
- Release Date: Term 3, 2015
- Produced: Australia
Pathogens and Infectious Disease
There are a multitude of pathogens capable of infecting the human body and causing disease. This program explores the six main categories of pathogens: bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, prions and macro parasites. Their structure, mode of transmission, and the changes they cause in the host are described. Real-life images, microscopic views of cells and pathogens, and animations make this an excellent resource for the study of pathogens and infectious disease.
ACSBL116, ACSBL117, ACSBL118, ACSBL119, ACSSU175
Understanding Disease Through History
This clip provides a chronological overview of humankind’s understanding of disease throughout history including prevention, treatment and diagnosis. Ancient Chinese medicine, medieval beliefs, microbiology and 20th century breakthroughs have all contributed to our growing knowledge of disease and medicine. This is an engaging journey through an important area of our scientific history.
ACSSU175, ACSHE157, ACSHE158, ACSHE161, ACSHE228, ACBL116
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