Mid-Topic Test: Topic 2, Studying Disease � Levels 4�6 by 1lBVcR

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									           Homework: Microbes and Disease – Levels 4–6
                         Edward Jenner – Storyboard
Smallpox is a killer disease and up to about 200 years ago in Britain many people
died of it. Edward Jenner (1749–1823) was a country doctor from Gloucestershire
who developed a way of preventing people from catching the disease.




                                      Task


Write a newspaper article explaining how Jenner developed his vaccine. Include
information from the following :
 Edward Jenner
 the milk maid
 James Phipps
 One other person of your choice (e.g. member of public, smallpox victim)

You should try to explain the science of vaccination as it was understood in
Jenner’s day as well as an up-to-date explanation.

Find out more about Jenner by researching in books and on the internet.
                       Mark Scheme
Levels   You should:
4           state what Jenner set out to achieve
            use simple science vocabulary to describe Jenner’s work
            describe the opposition to Jenner’s idea about
             vaccination using cowpox.
5           describe what Jenner tried to achieve by his work on
             vaccines
            use appropriate science vocabulary to describe Jenner’s
             work and explain it
            describe the opposition to Jenner’s idea about
             vaccination using cowpox and explain what it was that
             people feared.
6           explain what Jenner was trying to achieve with his work
             on vaccines
            use scientific vocabulary to explain Jenner’s thinking.

								
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