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The Physician (2013)

 
Concept featured in clip: Disease
Location of clip: (DVD)


Summary of clip: A woman has a fever in a hospital and Jesse is treating her. There has been an outbreak of bubonic plague. Jesse has found how the disease is spreading and how to decrease the people who are dying from the plague.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: Back during this time, people did not understand the basis for most diseases. Jesse was able to find the route of transmission, the vector, and how to decrease the transmission.
Suggestions to teachers:

i. Suggested questions for students to when viewing the clip:
1. What does Jesse notice on the people who are infected and the corpses of the people who have already died?
2. What disease do you think this clip is showcasing?
3. How is the disease transmitted?
4. What is the vector?
5. How do they stop the further spread of the disease (2 ways)?