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Why did Public Health Improve in the late Nineteenth Century?

WALT: Why did public health progress in the late Nineteenth Century?
WILFs: Can describe and explain the public health acts of the Nineteenth Century (C)....... can identify (D), describe (C) and explain (C) reasons why the government abandoned 'laissez faire' and passed the public health acts...... Can use FACTORS to assess why public health progressed (A)

Lesson Development
Starter: Find Someone Who

1.- Connect the learning... Stand Up Hand Up and Pair Up... promenade your partner and discuss what laissez faire was and why it wasn't working
2. Stand and Share
3. Watch the clip - Who was Edwin Chadwick and why was he important to progress in public health?
4. Table Share your notes - review the textbooks then Stand and Share 

5. Take your face partner to a computer. Investigate the PPT and take notes on the first Public Health Act, why it was passed and why it was important
6. Promenade your face partner - how important was the contribution of Edwin Chadwick to public health in Britain?
6. Return to your computers and  complete an interactive diagram to show the reasons why public health improved
7. Stand Up Hand Up and Pair Up... promenade your partner - what were the 3 most important reasons why things changed and why?
8. Stand and Share
9. Return to your table and with your shoulder partner create a Diamond 9 of reasons why public health improved

Lesson 2 WALT: Who was John Snow and how important was his contribution to improved public health?
WILFs: Can describe and explain in detail the contribution to public health of John Snow (C).... can compare and contrast the contribution of John Snow to other individuals and other factors (B)... Can assess the importance of John Snow in a supported judgement (A)
Lesson 2 Development

Starter: Roaming Review in 3's
a) Why was public health so bad in the early 19th century?
b) What was changed by the first public health act and what was its weaknesses
c) How many of last week's key terms can you remember and define?
d) How important was Edwin Chadwick to improvements in public health?

e) What factors were important in improving public health in the later 19th century

f) List  and learn the public health measures that came after the first public health act
g) Explain why the government first believed in laissez faire and then gave up believing in it
h) Why did the industrial revolution make public health problems worse
2. Watch the clip on John Snow - who was he and why was he important?
3. Stand and Share
4. With your Shoulder partner complete the John Snow worksheet
5. Promenade your face partner - who was most important Chadwick or snow? Explain your answer
6. Stand and Share
7. Investigate the 2nd clip - make a list of people who contributed and reasons why public health improved in the latter 19th century
8. On your tables write quiz quix Trade cards on Public health in the 19th century
9. Play Quiz Quiz Trade
10. Form 2 circles and paraphrase passport today's WALT


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