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Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic

Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
Taxonomy - Viruses - A Special Topic
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A 8-page worksheet that covers viruses. Although viruses are not a part of the three taxonomic domains of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya, they nevertheless play an important part in ecology and specifically, human life. This special worksheet examines viruses, including their structure, function, characteristics, pathogenicity, and the nature of vaccines.


Page 1-4: Reading Exercise
Reading assignment that summarizes the following topics:

- Review of the 3 domain system of classification
- The taxonomic puzzle of viruses
- Structure of viruses
- Four major shapes of viruses
- Viral infection and two patterns of reproduction (lytic cycle and lysogenic cycle)
- Viruses and disease
- Vaccines and herd immunity

Pages 5-6: Review Exercises
Review exercises that cover the major concepts found in the reading section. Include short answer, summary charts, interpreting diagrams, and concept application questions.

Pages 7-8: Answer Key
Answer key for all review exercises.

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