Nov 21, 2006They are too small to be seen with the naked eye, are found everywhere, and can make you really sick. Viruses are globs of chemicals that live off other organisms. How do they infect their hosts? Why do they make you sick?
Can a virus be good for you? Do you have other questions about viruses? Check out the links that appear on this Web page. Watch one of our videos, or send in a question for our experts to answer on our broadcast show. This month's guest scientists are Dr. Christine Hahn, Idaho's state epidemiologist and Dr. Jacob Hornby from Lewis and Clark State College.
Students can send questions through e-mail to D4K@idahoptv.org, fax them in before the show to (208) 373-7245 or call in live during the program to (800) 973-9800. Students who send in a question are eligible to win a DVD player and DVDs for their classroom. Check out the details!
Watch D4K: Viruses, Tuesday, November 21st at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT, or check it out here on the Web! Watch the D4KWeb Only feature, available after the live broadcast.