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Teaching Plague 101

Plague 101

What is plague? How many people died from the Black Death and the other plague pandemics? Learn about the bacterium behind the plague disease, how factors like trade and urbanization caused it to spread to every continent except Antarctica, and how three devastating pandemics helped shape modern medicine.

National Geographic

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What key factors led to the outbreaks of plague in the Middle Ages?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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