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73 resources with the keyterm virus

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The Nature of Disease

For Students 9th - 12th
In this diseases worksheet, students define infectious diseases, how they are transmitted, and what causes the symptoms of the disease. This worksheet has 9 short answer questions.
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Development of the Smallpox Vaccine

For Students 7th - 12th
In this smallpox worksheet, students read information about the smallpox virus and how a vaccination was discovered. Students write two short essays based on their reading.
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Preventing and Treating Disease

For Students 7th - 12th
In this disease worksheet, students will review the organs associated with the immune system including their specific functions. This worksheet has 10 matching, 8 true or false, and 5 short answer questions.
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Viruses

For Students 9th
In this virus learning exercise, 9th graders study the graph shown that illustrates the sizes of viruses, bacteria, and other structures. Then they state how large a red blood cell is and how large the smallest viruses are that affect...
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Viruses

For Students 9th
In this viruses worksheet, 9th graders look at the illustrations showing a virus reproducing itself in a bacterial cell. They name the step and describe what is happening in each illustration. Students also name three ways in which...
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Your Immune System

For Students 7th - 9th
In this immune system worksheet, students identify and name treatments that are currently available for the AIDS virus. Then they discuss some potential vaccines. Students also describe how new AIDS drugs are tested.
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Science: Finlay and Yellow Fever

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research the work of Carlos J. Finlay and his contributions to science. Once they have discussed his theories about diseases, they create tables comparing diseases that use insects as carriers. The lesson also includes a...
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How Germs Spread

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct a test to help them visualize the spread of germs. They identify that a pandemic is an epidemic (an outbreak of an infectious disease) that spreads across a large region or even worldwide. Finally, students state...
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Lesson Plan on HIV/AIDS

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine where, why, how and in what conditions HIV/AIDS exists. They examine the deadly impact this virus has had on the world and look at how to prevent the spread at home. The students also develop a greater awareness of the...
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Just Say No To Risky Aids Behaviors

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discover the behaviors associated with getting acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and study the infectious cycle for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by playing a board game. They play in small groups.
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The Hijacker - How a Virus Spreads

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students view a video that presents how viruses attack the body and how the body's immune system responds. They simulate the spread of an infectious disease and establish the identity of the original carrier.
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Disease

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore the causes of disease, how organisms, spread disease, and the process of infection. Examples of inherited diseases, environmentally caused diseases, and the agents that cause them are examined in this lesson plan.
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Students Exploring Cyberspace (SECs) Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study AIDS and other current topics in a multinational, interdisciplinary fashion. They communicate with students from other countries throughout e-mail to find out how AIDS impacts other societies.
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Hazard Mitigation: Bioterrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss different ways to spread infectious diseases. In this bioterrorism lesson, students model the rate of smoke emission using CalRoad software. They analyze the effects of airborne release of biological...
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Information Technology

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students identify various threats to computers today. In this technology instructional activity, students explore various techniques to address security issues. They demonstrate what they have learned using classroom computers.
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Bacterial Roles

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students study bacteria and the role it plays in the ecosystem.  For this bacteria lesson students research the roles bacteria has and submit a chart. 
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The Science of HIV

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research about the characteristics of HIV. In this biology lesson, students cite ways to prevent AIDS especially among uninformed teens. They plan a community awareness campaign targeting teens.
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Diversity of Life

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students study the classification of viruses and describe their structure.  For this investigative lesson students complete an activity and answer questions about viruses. 
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What Sticks Can Make You Sick

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study adhesins and their receptors.  In this science inquiry lesson students experiment to find adherence and use agglutination to identify adhesins. 
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Biology: The Dynamics of Life, Chapter 39

For Students 7th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding a variety of diseases that can infiltrate the immune system of the human body.
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Virus Alert

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the various types and replication patterns of viruses. Using an interactive web-based textbook, 9th graders research viruses and their replication patterns. When their research is complete, students use a drawing...
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Spamming and Internet Security

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the meaning of Internet spam and the possibility of the presence of viruses. The lesson was originally written for librarians with little or no net experiences.
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Risk Behavior

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore information about HIV and how the possible contractions of the disease can control their lives. The Far reaching consequences of risk behavior are discussed.
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Disease

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the differences between viruses and bacteria. They educate others to the harms and benefits of each by making a newspaper ad, pamphlet or informative article.