This 33-word crossword puzzle on viruses is a perfect way to review vocabulary and practice the spelling of the scientific terms used in a unit on viruses. This could be used as a review for a test, as a homework assignment, as a classwork assignment or as a quiz.
There are 33 vocabulary words included in this crossword. The words are:
lysogenic cycle, lytic cycle, DNA or RNA, protein coat, capsid, bacteriophage, smaller, retrovirus, noncellular, electron microscope, Beijerinck, Wendell Stanley, attachment, entry, synthesis, assembly, release, virulent, virology, prion, strep, prophage, reverse transcriptase, mutate, vaccine, capsid, cell, viroid, virus, lysogenic, parasite, bacteria, host, poison.
I use a crossword puzzle in every chapter I teach for test review, to reinforce key terms, and for spelling practice.
This puzzle is appropriate for middle school students or a high school biology class.
Complete teacher answer key is included.
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