Fleas and the Black Death

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  • Aug 26 2010 10:07 PM

    John Garrett

     

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This Xpeditions lesson asks students to investigate the role of fleas, a well-known parasite, in the European Black Death of the 14th century. They research this topic on the Web and create posters or multimedia presentations showing how fleas spread the disease.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Life Sciences, Health Education, Science, Geography, World History, History-Social Science

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