unit 43 assignment 2 btec science level 3 year 2
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This includes: P3, P4, M3, M4, D3, D4
Questions and tasks:
Task 1 Cholera
i, You are interested to show the board of the charity some graphic
evidence about how easily one of your diseases can spread.
Carry out the experiment to investigate the oral fecal rout of disease
transmission and write this up. Photos of the result make a useful
evidence. In your conclusion/discussion describe what the experiment
shows about how cholera spreads.
-Experiment investigation about oral fecal route of disease transmission write up.
II, How does cholera affect a person who contracts it.
For the cholera outbreak in Haiti (or a modern cholera outbreak agreed
by your teacher) explain how the outbreak was
i, spread to the community
ii, spread amongst that community.
iii, discuss how this happened and the effect it had on the local
i, Explain the following;
1. How John Snow showed how cholera was spread by tracking its
2. How is cholera spread tracked now including maths and
3. Compare and contrast the the old and new methods.
4. How new ecological perspectives have added to our knowledge
on cholera outbreaks.
ii, Consider the ways that the impact of cholera can be assessed on
communities and nations that suffer it.
Task 2 Sleeping sickness
Answer the questions indicated on the “African Illness: A Case of
Parasites?” case study page 1 and 2. As you know there are 2 types of
sleeping sickness parasites. Explain the importance of animal hosts for
each one. Remember there are wild animal hosts as well as domestic
The incidence of sleeping sickness reduced during the middle of the last
century but then increased again towards the end. It is now decreasing
again. Explain what brought about reduction and then the increased
spread and then the modern reduction.
In your own words, describe the signs and symptoms of African sleeping sickness. describe what the individual suffers and what the person's family would go through. M describe what it would mean for the community if there were a significant number of people infected and for D the measures that would need to be put in place to reduce the bounder of the disease.
Task 3 HIV
i, Discuss the possible reasons why the spread of HIV was greater in
some places than others.
ii, Discuss the effect upon a community of the outbreak of HIV.
Explain why travel restrictions were imposed in a chosen country and what effect
this may have on the community.
i, Part C
Consider the effect of the disease on the country both in human terms,
(deaths, debilitation, loss of production) and also in financial terms (loss
of trade, loss of tourism, impact on GDP etc.).
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