Viruses and Bacteria

 

Objectives:

 

        To develop a basic understanding of viruses

        To develop a basic understanding of bacteria

        To increase knowledge and problem solving skills in the science area

        To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension in the science area for the GED or other educational goals

 

Outcomes:

 

        To correctly complete the worksheets and interactive activities

        To correctly complete the online quizzes and test found on the websites

 

Warm-Up:

 

Read through the following web pages, and/or read about viruses and bacteria in a GED preparation book or science book.

 

Web page Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Viruses

 

Bacteria

7-12

Yes

Yes

No

No

 

New Instruction:

 

1.      If a site has a worksheet attached, print worksheet then click on site.

2.      If no worksheet is available, click on site and take good notes.

3.      After completing worksheet or reading through the site, take the online quizzes or test (if available).

  Note:  All note-taking activities have no answer keys.

Web page Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Compare the Size of a Bacteria Cell to a Virus

 

When Bacteria Gets a Virus

 

Dividing Bacteria

7-12

Yes

Yes

Click here for

note-taking worksheet.

 

No answer key

No

Viruses - AIDS: The War Within

7-12

Yes

Yes

Click here for worksheet.

 

Click here for answer key.

No

Virus - The Panama Puzzle

6-12

Yes

Yes

No

Solve the puzzle by clicking through the choices

in the tutorial.

Bacteria - Fun with Bacteriology

(Read through the web site then complete the case studies.)

7-12

Yes

Yes

No

Case Studies:  the Bacteriologist as a Detective!

 

Feedback and Review:

 

After completing the worksheets and/or the test (if available), have the teacher verbally quiz you over the material.

 

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Review the initial material (from the website), and retake the online test in a week (if available) and/or explore the following sites.

 

Webpage Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Bioterror

 

Influenza 1918

7-12

Yes

Yes

No

No

 

 

 

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