Green Mile

The Green Mile (1999)


Concept featured in film: Urinary Tract

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Summary of clip: The scene opens at the jail, Tom Hanks is shown trying to urinate, but he is in extreme pain. He has an exchange with his co-worker who is concerned with Tom's well being.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: This is a good clip to introduce the concept of bacteria and urinary tract infections.

Suggestions to Teachers:

1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

a. Name the most common microbe that causes UTI's.

Name some other bacterial causes of UTI's.

b. Explain why UTI's are more prevalent in females

c. Name the common symptoms that accompany UTI's.

d. Name some complications that can arise from UTI's.