COVID-19 and Coronaviruses

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This COVID-19 and Coronaviruses ppt also includes:

COVID-19 = CO (corona) + VI (virus) + D (disease) =19 (the year the disease first appeared) NOVEL (unknown to scientists and never before infected human patients). A colorful nine-slide presentation details what is currently known about this deadly virus, its possible origins, and how it is spread.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the presentation to introduce a study of the virus
  • Have groups investigate new research and testing techniques
Classroom Considerations
  • The presentation was produced in 2020; therefore, some of the information may be dated
  • The first of two lessons from the COVID-19 Science series
  • Links to a teaching guide and a template for a KWL chart are attached
  • Includes information about why handwashing is effective in preventing the spread of the virus
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