Pandemics

Resources about science, medicine and history of pandemics

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Vaccines in history

The long view of vaccination and immunology

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Vaccines in the news

Explore news reports showing how science has fought pandemics with vaccination

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Flowers to fight diseases

How Swede Beda Hallberg battled a pandemic with small paper flowers

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Heroes of medicine

Discover gamechangers in the history of medicine, a tribute to healthcare workers keeping us safe and healthy every day.

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Remembering Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale is celebrated as a founder of modern nursing and data visualisation in field of medicine.

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Artist impressions of the plague

Historiana source collection

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Medicine and Anatomy

Hoistoriana source collection

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Scavenger Hunt

Play with you students this scavenger hunt about pandemics and related topics

Resources about confinement and social distance

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Masks and head coverings

Around the world, masks are used for protection, ceremony, tradition and fashion.

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Social distancing in cultural heritage GIFs

A humorous look at social distancing and other coronavirus measures through cultural heritage GIFs

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The confinements of Napoleon

An eagle flies from island to island, as far as the arid hilltops of Saint Helena. Throughout his life, Napoleon often found himself rather isolated – both physically and socially.

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Star-crossed lovers in classic literature

Depictions of historical relationships in times of social distancing

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The Great Indoors

Discover how artists across Europe have been inspired by and depicted domestic scenes and settings.

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Washing your hands

Explore how washing hands and cleanliness have been depicted through the ages.

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Playing Games

Games like chess, checkers, card games and board games are great to play when you're stuck inside

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Tracing utopia and dystopia

Today we often hear the words utopia and dystopia used in informal conversations and in the media

Learning scenarios about pandemics

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The Invisible Enemy

English, Language subjects - Upper secondary, Vocational educational training

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3D Printers at War Against COVID-19

Adult education, English, STEAM - Upper secondary, VET

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Our Invisible Deadly Enemies

English - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

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The Black Death

Art, English, History - Secondary

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Masks and Reality

Art, English, History - Lower secondary, Primary school

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Teenagers' Emotional Intelligence

Art, English - Lower secondary