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Virus Lesson

Virus Lesson
Virus Lesson
Virus Lesson
Virus Lesson
Virus Lesson
Virus Lesson
Virus Lesson
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This is a 350 slide PowerPoint presentation with built-in class notes (red slides), built-in quiz with directions and answers, fantastic visuals, video links, game template sheet, 3 page homework, answer keys, lesson notes, and much more. Also included is a 200 slide Virus PowerPoint review game with answers keys and answer template sheet.

Note: My Ebola Virus Lesson Bundle is now included in this lesson so please do not purchase both. See last paragraph of description for the Ebola slideshow.

Areas of Focus within this PowerPoint:
The unit starts off asking the students to describe a computer virus, the definition of a computer virus is explained and compared to a human virus. The next few slides describe infectious diseases includes viruses, bacteria, and parasites, a description with images of Worlwide Pandemics are described with death tolls to show the importance of understanding viruses and their transmission, A detailed description of viruses follow with images and size references to bacteria and eukaryotic cells, Definition of a virus, why viruses are considered non-living, Types of Viruses, Round, Rod, Multi-sided, and bacteriophages are described. My Ebola Virus Disease PowerPoint is then included. Please see the description below. A 1-10 PowerPoint quiz with answers follows that has the students identify the type of virus (visual). Answers are provided at the end. Viral replication is described and includes many visuals. An activity has the students moves images to create viral replication. Lytic and Lysogenic viruses are described with visuals. Video links are provided. A hidden box game concludes the presentation where boxes are removed slowly while students guess the picture beneath. A 200 slide 20 question review game and 5 for fun bonus questions as well as a final wager question is provided after the lesson PowerPoint. This review is a great review of the entire lesson. This is a great PowerPoint that is sure to generate great discussion but also does a nice job introducing diseases and describing the basics of viruses.

This PowerPoint includes critical notes (Red Slides), exciting visuals, challenge questions, activities with directions and more. Text is usually placed at the top of the slide so it can be read from all angles of a classroom. Color coded slides, as well as a shade technique is used to increase student focus and allows the teacher to control the pace of the lesson. These PowerPoints are meant to be interactive as possible and ask many questions, provides built in review opportunities, explains directions to activities, and much more.

Ebola Virus Disease Lesson:
The PowerPoint begins with a quick review of what a virus is with visuals. An image of the Ebola virus is provided. A class worksheet with four general questions is provided. This worksheet can be filled out in class and is also intended for the provided video links. The PowerPoint then provides some general information about other Ebola strains. Transmission of the disease is provided and images of the bushmeat trade provided. The first video explores the Ebola outbreak and links it to the bushmeat trade. This video is recorded from the ground zero of the Ebola outbreak is eye opening. Your students will be grossed when they see the bushmeat market. Please preview video prior to showing with your students. Be aware of a profanity used in the video around 11:06. I just ready the mute button. A warning is provided in the slideshow. More transmission information is provided. Symptoms of the disease are provided with visuals. The PowerPoint then addresses controlling the outbreak, treatment, and the safety gear required to treat patients. A reading link that can be played with audio reviews the material in the slideshow before the second video. The second video is also shot from the ground in Liberia. This video explores the difficulty of treating this disease and much more included how the disease spreads through the population. Please preview this video prior to showing. As series of questions have the students try and find the bogus comment about the Ebola virus. A multiple choice question is provided and the students try to find the incorrect fact about the Ebola virus. Answers are provided after each questions. This is an eye opening PowerPoint and the video links will get your students up close to this disease and the outbreak in West Africa. Again, please preview as this is presentation may not be suitable for some classrooms.

Infectious Diseases Entire Unit on TpT Link
Infectious Diseases Unit

This unit includes all of the lessons below in one organized folder....
-Infectious Diseases Unit HW, Lesson Notes, Answer Keys, and Unit Freebies
-Viruses, Viral Reproduction, Types of Viruses Lesson, HW, Notes and More.
-Virus Lesson PowerPoint Review Game with Answers
-Bacteria, Bacterial Reproduction, Food Borne Illnesses, and much more (460 Slides, HW, Notes, and much more)
-Bacteria Lesson PowerPoint Review Game
-Parasites, Types of Parasites, Life Cycle, Create a PowerPoint Lesson
-Immune System, HIV, AIDS, and STD's / STI's Lesson (975 Slides, HW, Notes, and Much More)
-HIV, AIDS, and STD's Lesson (500 Slides, HW, Notes, and more)
-Immune System, HIV, AIDS, and STD's PowerPoint Review Game
-Infectious Diseases Unit Crossword Puzzle with Solution
-Infectious Diseases Unit Flash Cards

Science Curriculum that I offer on TpT
Entire 4 year Science Curriculum, 20 Full Units (50,000 Slides) HW, Notes, and much more

Please visit my other posting on TpT called the Infectious Diseases Unit which includes this PowerPoint within the four part 1,700+ slide PowerPoint roadmap, a bundled homework / assessment, modified assessment, detailed answer keys, and unit notes that chronologically follow the PowerPoint slideshow. This larger file also includes PowerPoint review games (3 games 110+ slides each), videos, lab handouts, and much more. Everything arrives in editable format and can be modified to fit any curriculum or time requirement.

The Cells and Diseases Unit Covers:¦
Infectious Diseases through History, Viruses, Size of Viruses, Computer Viruses, Viral Replication, Are Viruses Living?, Types of Viruses, Types of Bacteria, Size of Bacteria, Bacteria Identification, Gram Staining, Food Borne Illnesses and Prevention, Antibiotics, Antiseptics and Cleaning Injuries, Tooth Decay, Dental Hygiene, Bacterial Reproduction, Positives and Negatives of Bacteria, Lytic Viruses, Lysogenic Viruses, Immune System, Virus Transmission, Treatment for Viruses, Virus Prevention, HIV, HIV Prevention, AIDS, STD's, the Immune System, Parasites, and much more.

I also sell all 20 Science Units as a bundle on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000+ slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 300+ pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 200+ pages of modified assessments, 350+ pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 40 PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide, and classroom license.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks again and best wishes.

Ryan Murphy M.Ed

Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.

Physical Science Units
Science Skills Unit
Laws of Motion and Simple Machines Unit
Matter, Energy, and the Environment Unit
Atoms and Periodic Table of the Elements Unit

Physical Science Curriculum
Physical Science Bundle Package (4 Units)

Life Science Units
Human Body System and Health Topics Unit
Cellular Biology Unit
Infectious Diseases Unit
DNA and Genetics Unit, Cell Division
Taxonomy and Classification Unit
Evolution and Natural Selection, Change Topics Unit
Botany Unit
Ecology Feeding Levels Unit
Ecology Interactions Unit
Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit

Life Science Curriculum
Life Science Bundle Package (10 Units)

Earth Science Units
Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice Ages, Glaciers Unit
Astronomy Topics Unit
Geology Topics Unit
Weather and Climate Unit

Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
Earth Science Curriculum (6 Units)

Water, Water Quality, Rivers, Lakes, and Fish Units
Water on Earth, Properties of Water, Water Pollution Unit
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit (Salmon, Fish, and more)

Best wishes,

Science from Murf LLC

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