BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|Tuberculosis in Saranac Lake
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|Grade: 4th Grade
Class: Science/ Social Studies
|NYS Content Area Standard:
Math, Science & Technology:
Standard 1: Analysis, Inquiry and Design
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
History of the United States and New York
|Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Human HistoryHealth, Recreation & Life Skills
Elementary Scientific Inquiry
3. The observations made while testing proposed explanations, when analyzed using conventional and invented methods, provide new insights into phenomena.
2. Important ideas, social and cultural values, beliefs, and traditions from New York State and United States history illustrate the connections and interactions of people and events across time and from a variety of perspectives.
|Investigative Question or Issue: What can the story of E.L. Trudeau teach us today about science?|
Compile research from HSL.wikispot.org website, books
Day 1: Introduce history of Saranac Lake. How old is Saranac Lake? Show timeline on www.hsl.wikispot.org Also read from Health Heroes (book found at HSL museum) parts of pgs 6 -9 (Trudeau's first experience with tuberculosis) Show illustration of E.L.Trudeau, house, office.
Day 2: Group students into groups of 4-5 students. Discuss RABBIT EXPERIMENT, from Health Heroes pgs 21 - 22. Discuss what this experiment meant for Saranac Lake. Pass out project questions to groups.
Day 3: Mini-lesson on TB disease. Refer to HSL wikispot. Start research for poster.
Day 4: Mini-lesson on nurses and their role in curing TB. Read from Portrait of Healing "The Story of Lilo pg. 41
Day 5: Mini-lesson on the doctor's role in curing TB, refer to HSL wikispot, continue research.
Day 6: Mini-lesson on what life was like for a patient curing from TB. Read memoirs, letters. Show pictures of people curing. Continue research.
Day 7: Present posters
Make a group poster in which all groups will present their research of a particular challenge question to the rest of the class. At the bottom of their poster they will answer the overarching challenge question.
Each group will answer one of the following challenge questions:
1. Who was E.L. Trudeau?
2. What was the "Saranac Laboratory" for the study of tuberculosis?
3. What is tuberculosis?
4. What is Trudeau Institute?
smartboard to project wiki website, internet, Portrait of Healing text, Health Heroes pamphlet
Answers all questions on research outline.
Add at least 2 photos/illustrations with captions to explain photo. It must be organized and legible.
As a group you will present your poster to the rest of the class.
Bottom of the poster answer the question, how can the story of E.L. Trudeau teach us today about science..
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As a group complete outline research questions.
Two photos that connect the information you researched.
Combine photos with research, put into complete sentences to be organized on your group poster.
As a group present orally your research question/poster to the class.
Work as a group having all members participate.
Bottom of the poster answer the challenge question.
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