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Audio Cholera's prevention preferable to its cure

TLF ID M016506

This ABC article by Dr Karl describes in detail aspects of how water balance occurs with some interesting examples of when things go wrong. He then outlines the disease, cholera and how it is associated with bacteria carried by water and the disruption to our water balance. Dr Karl looks at the causes and effects of cholera as part of our search for better health.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum literacy capability and Science Understanding relating to the biological sciences for science students in years 8 and 9. This resource is best used combined with two other Dr Karl resources on cholera.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
  • Organization: ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
  • Organization: ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Audio
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.