Pasteur and the Germ Theory

From the Germ Theory, to rabies vaccine, to pasteurization and to many other important discoveries, Louis Pasteur’s contributions to understanding and treating diseases were enormous. Pasteur’s discoveries, theories, experiments and treatments are documented in this Jackdaw. The Broadsheets explain his theories and their proof through bold experiments, and his lasting legacy. Students will discover why Pasteur’s work remains vital today. This portfolio includes a Student Guide with reproducible activities. 6 Illustrated Broadsheet Essays: * Pasteur’s Early Work * Spontaneous Generation Versus the germ Theory * The Germ Theory and Industrial Problems * The Germ Theory and Surgery * Diseases and Vaccines * Legacies of Pasteur 9 Primary Source Documents: * Portrait of Pasteur from Vanity Fair * Experiment from Pasteur’s article in Annales de Chimie et Physique * Picture chart on Antisepsis, Asepsis and Sterilization * 18th-century recipe for a cure for rabies * Letter from Pasteur to Joseph Meister * Lithograph showing Pasteur watching inoculation against rabies * Letter from Pasteur to Eugene Viala * Slide chart showing opposing ideas on Germ Theory and Spontaneous Generation * Picture chart on vaccination

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6185-1
Author: J. K. Crellin
Copyright: 1968
Reading Level: Grades 8-12+
Interest Level: Grades 8-12+
Dimensions: 14" x 9 1/4"