The Surprising Cause of Stomach Ulcers

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That raging fire in your belly is not necessarily the burrito you had for lunch! Aspiring doctors get an in-depth look at the cause of stomach ulcers with an interesting video. The narrator discusses ulcer treatments of the past, how researchers determined the bacterial cause of ulcers, and the surprisingly harsh conditions found in a normal human stomach.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take learning further by assigning the activities in the Think, Dig Deeper, and Discuss tabs
  • Show the video as a part of a digestive system unit or lesson about medical breakthroughs
Classroom Considerations

  • Review the characteristics of bacteria with pupils before watching the video
Pros

  • Funny animations increase the engagement level of the resource
  • Provides expertly worded explanations of the inner workings of the stomach
  • The handy assessment included with the video makes it easy to build into a larger lesson
Cons

  • None
Common Core