Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More

Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
Introduction to Virus and Bacteria: Antibiotics, Vaccines and More
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This product is an extensive, eight day bundled lesson plan that covers the history, structure, function and treatment of common viruses and bacteria. The presentation has students begin with a basic introduction to viruses/bacteria and then progresses to a presentation project, newsela.com activity, review games and finally the test. The bundled folder includes the following items:

1. 84 slide presentation that covers the history, definition and structure of bacteria/viruses. It includes talking points, links to additional information, tips and teacher notes
2. An original copy of Bill Nye Germs video worksheet
3. A rubric for the virus and bacteria presentation project
4. Presentation notes and feedback half sheets
5. Partner evaluation form
6. Assessment on virus and bacteria

Topics covered:
-Definition of a living organism
- Virus and bacteria structure and definition
-Common viruses and bacteria and their diseases
-History and discovery of bacteria
-Compare and contrast of the benefits/disadvantages of bacteria
-Preventing disease
-Vaccines
-Herd immunity
-Antibiotics

Format of presentation:
-Includes warm ups/exit tickets
-Turn and talks
-Talking points
-Small group/whole group discussion questions
-Clear presentation of information
-Includes teacher notes
-Additional links to more information
-Questions for student presentation of a virus and bacteria of their choice
-Specific newsela.com articles listed to help with deepening student understanding
-3 different review activities
-Links to videos for differentiation of material

Bill Nye Germs Episode- Video Worksheet
Format:
-Multiple choice
-Short answer
-Explanation
-True/False
Includes answer key

Rubric
Scale 1-4 points, clear and easy to understand goals for reaching a full 4 points on each topic

Presentation Half Sheets
-Half sheets are for students in the audience to fill out and then provide feedback to the presenter. I had my students cut the sheet in half and keep the notes glued into their notebooks

Google Forms
-Can be used as paper copies and simply printed or can be used a template for your own google assessment and survey
Includes answer key for the assessment


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Bill Nye Germs Episode- Video Worksheet

Total Pages
100 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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