History, Public Health, Real World Example

Medical History: Germ Theory

Author Kimberly Hazel , 20-Sep-2022

The Medical History: Germ Theory Lesson Plan is designed to help students understand more about germ theory and Koch’s postulates. The lesson provides a wealth of information and activities that engage students.



About the Lesson Plan

The activities in the lesson plan focus on researching and understanding germ theory and cholera. The medical case study features both student sheets as well as educator sheets.

This Lesson Features:

  • Medical History Student Sheet
  • Medical History Sheet for Educators
  • Explore Module Walkthrough


GIDEON Modules Highlighted in the Lesson:

This lesson plan uses GIDEON’s Explore Module to provide information on infectious diseases and their outbreaks. This information includes the history of the disease, clinical information, and epidemiological data. This module provides a comprehensive overview of each disease, which is beneficial for teaching about disease spread and its effects.


Kimberly Hazel