Viruses
Nov 21, 2006
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Girl and Microscope   VIRUS LINKS

Stalk the Mysterious Microbe...find out all there is to know about microbes
http://www.microbe.org/


Question Marks     What are Germs? http://kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/germs.html

Watch a movie about Bird Flu and how viruses get inside a cell http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/infection/bird_flu.html

  • What is Chicken Pox? http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/infection/chicken_pox.html
  • What is West Nile Virus? http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/infection/west_nile.html
  • What is HIV and Aids? http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/infection/hiv.html

Man blowing  his noseWhat is the FLU? Do you have fever, chills, cough, body aches, headaches, an earache or sinus problems? You might have an infection called INFLUENZA, otherwise known as THE FLU.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/flu/flu.html


FlagellaView this movie about the immune system and HIV from BrainPop
http://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesandconditions/aids/


Dive into the topic of Avian Flu
http://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesandconditions/avianflu/



Examine this photo of bacteria that exists on a contact lens and a tooth
http://www.microbeworld.org/microbes/bacteria/


Your body has its very own super hero fighting system... Delve into The Immune Platoon
http://www.bam.gov/sub_diseases/diseases_immuneplatoon_immunesys.html
Girl ans Microscope

Infection Detection Protection

from the American Museum of Natural History
http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/infection/

Man in a Mask Operation: Infection Detection
http://www.bam.gov/sub_diseases/diseases_wnv.html
     Did you know that CAVITIES are caused by microbes?
http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/teeth/cavity.htm
Tooth Decay
Links for Teachers School House

Sick MooseThe Big Picture Book of Viruses "The Big Picture Book of Viruses is intended to serve as both a catalog of virus pictures on the Internet and as an educational resource to those seeking more information about viruses. " http://www.virology.net/Big_Virology/BVHomePage.html
Experiments in microbiology
Let your students muck around with paint, pondwarer , dirt and other fun stuff...
http://www.microbe.org/experiment/experiments.asp

CAVITIES
http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/teeth/cavity.html

Investigate this Kids Page about Rabies
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/kidsrabies/

Lesson Plans: Book
How long can a germ hang around?
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/sci_update.cfm?DocID=202

Germs and the Body
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?DocID=66

Teach about Microbes
http://www.bam.gov/teachers/activities/epi_2_mrsjones.pdf

Petri DishCurrent issues in microbiology - Antibiotic resistance For Teachers http://www.microbeworld.org/news/antibiotic/news_antibiotic.aspx

"Influenza, The worse epidemic the USA has ever known", by PBS includes a teacher guide that accompanies the film. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/influenza/
 
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