Injury & Illness Aboard Naval Ships

Duration: 30-60 mins



Grade Levels

Elementary SchoolMiddle School


Students learn about the responsibilities of a ship’s surgeon in the early 19th century and diagnose illness and injury scenarios based on evidence given.

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Handouts (PDF Format)

Appendix 1 - Patient Symptoms CardsView / Download
Appendix 2 - Major Diseases during the War of 1812View / Download
Appendix 3 - ScenariosView / Download
Appendix 4 - Scenario IllustrationsView / Download