Close message Scootle has scheduled maintenance from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on 7 Oct 2021. You may experience intermittent connection at this time.

Audio Choleric waters still run deep with disease

TLF ID M016446

With 884 million people globally not having access to clean drinking water, it comes as no surprise that cholera keeps on killing. Dr Karl explains arguably the most important medical discovery of the 20th century. An excellent resource for the understanding of why cleanliness of water is fundamental to the control of infectious disease.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum literacy capability and understanding relating to Science as a Human Endeavour associated with the discovery and development of treatments for cholera. This resource is best used combined with two other Dr Karl resources on cholera.
Year level

11; 12

Topics Cholera Health
Learning area
  • Science

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
  • Organization: ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Audio
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.