Dr. Jonas Salk


  • Aug 13 2010 10:30 PM

    Gail Zeigler

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This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the development of the polio vaccine by Dr. Jonas Salk in 1953. A classroom activity is featured in which students interview someone they know who remembers when polio was endemic. Links to related lesson plans and Web resources, along with a list of related texts, are also found here.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Health Education, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts