Epidemiology: The Fight Against Ebola & Other Diseases
This title presents the history of epidemiology. Vivid text details how early studies of the spread of disease led to vaccines and medications that can halt pandemics. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. A case study on the current Ebola outbreak is also included. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
History of Science - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This well-researched series presents eight scientific fields of study and explores their origins, current impact, and future implications. Beginning with an attention-grabbing introduction, the narrative is engaging, immersing readers in the histories of these subjects. Complex scientific principles are made accessible through meaningful, straightforward language, and in-text citations and source notes provide greater credibility and authority. Historical photographs are numerous and put a face on the men and women who have shaped science. A first-purchase consideration.
Epidemiology: Fight Against Ebola & Other Diseases (History of Science) - Booklist
Few topics could be more timely and more concerning than the spread of infectious disease. The interdisciplinary nature of public health is explored in depth, touching on the sociology, economics, and geography of outbreaks. Working conditions, job responsibilities, and ethical concerns of epidemiologists are explained and depicted in full-color photographs of scientists on the job. Part career exploration, part historical chronicle, and part scientific explanation, this book captures the complexities facing epidemiologists today.