The Grisly History of Medicine

KILLER BUGS

description

subject:

Science

age:

7+

retail price:

£7.99

extent:

32 pp

format:

Paperback

One of four books in our Grisly Medicine series. Killer Bugs looks at the discovery of germs and bacteria and the lengthy war against them. We look at the experiments and the importance of clean surgery and sterilization in a quest for prevention. Key discoveries and breakthroughs are all featured, and the people behind those discoveries include Lister, Pasteur, Koch and Flemming, between them they will have saved many lives.

ISBN:

978-1-910684-62-7

Key points

• Fact filled soft learning at its best.
• High interest for those reluctant readers.
• Brilliant resource for schools. 
• A great read with lots of gory bits.

key words

bacteria: cholera: hygiene: immune system: Lister, Joseph: Pasteur, Louis: pathogens: plague: vaccinations: viruses: