An updated and illustrated version of an article by physician-epidemiologist Dr. John S. Marr that originally appeared in print in 1996 and is cited on the National Library of Medicine's PubMed. Encyclopedia Britannica rated the website version of the article as one of 40 "best of the web" in 1998. The website was also the subject of reviews in major magazines and newspapers. Teachers and educators acclaimed it as a superb science education site that includes examples of the difference between science and pseudoscience. In "1001 Best Internet Sites for Teachers," author Mark Treadwell commented: "This brilliant site combines science and detective work together, and an ancient mystery. … Designed in an investigative format, the site offers excellent learning opportunities." The ten plagues analysis has also elicited vigorous commentary on science and religion. Physician, medical students, and others with in an interest have found the article fascinating. The article and website were the basis of a documentary that appeared on the Learning Channel and TV4 in the UK. This updated booklet version for the first decade of the 21st century includes a guide for classroom use.
|Title||:||An Epidemiological Analysis of the Ten Plagues of Egypt|
|Format Type||:||eBook PDF / e-Pub|
|Category||:||Essays, Books, Science & Nature|