Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

The Story of Beriberi

Using History to Teach Science | Worksheet for class
Please refer to the Sourcebook for Teaching Science for the text. These pictures are to be used in conjunction with the activity in the book.

Indonesia Map | Jakarta in the Dutch East Indies | Beriberi | Indonesian rice farm | Louis Pasteur | Christiaan Eijkman

Indonesia: Source: CIA World Factbook


Site of present day Jakarta: Dutch Settlement in the East Indies. Batavia, Java, approximately. 1665.
Source: Brooklyn College History Department

Beri-beri: photo source

Rice farming in Indonesia: Source: University of Guelph


Louis Pasteur (by Albert Edelfelt): From Washington Academy of Sciences

Christiaan Eijkman; 1858 - 1930; Utrecht University; Utrecht, the Netherlands

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or
Medicine 1929 "for his discovery of the antineuritic vitamin"
Source: Nobel e-museum