Everything you need to understand or teach The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell.
In The Tipping Point, Gladwell follows trends from their inception to their end and tries to discover why some ideas "tip" and others do not. First, Gladwell gives the three rules for the tipping point: contagiousness; the fact that little causes can have big effects; and change happens in one moment.
In the opening chapter of the book, Gladwell uses the syphilis epidemic of Baltimore, along with other outbreaks of disease...
The Tipping Point Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: