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Interactive video lesson plan for: Death of the Dragon Worms

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Guinea worms are three-foot-long worms that mate in your abdomen and squirt larvae out of a hole in your foot. Luckily, they're almost extinct.
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The Carter Center's Guinea Worm Eradication Program

Life cycle, socioeconomic impact, and eradication initiative


Host, Animator, Editor
Anna Rothschild

Eleanor Nelsen

DP, Sound, Intern Extraordinaire
Kristen Clark

Images of Worm Extractions and Water Filtration
©The Carter Center

Chaney Trotter

Star of Life
Wikimedia Commons/EMS

Music: Cool As A Cucumber
Audio Network


(used with permission from author)

Squeak Pack/squeak_10


Produced by WGBH for PBS Digital Studios

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