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The Virus

Learning Areas and Capabilities
BiologyCritical and Creative ThinkingMathematicsScience
Audience
Level 9Level 10
Available
Online
STEM
Students explore how viruses infect people, how they spread between different populations, and what this means for a globally connected world.

Students investigate how a virus infects a cell and how we measure the impact of a viral infection on a global scale. The narrative is set in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic through four chapters. 

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Each chapter contains written content with supporting images, simulations, videos, and questions for students to complete. The content explores the misconceptions associated with infectious diseases and guides students towards a holistic understanding about the nature of pathogenic conditions, treatments, and associated statistics.

The module consists of a student workbook and is accompanied by a teacher resource book with solutions.

Where
Online Portal
Students can access the program via the Online Portal
Duration
4 hours
This is an estimate of the time required by students to complete the program. Progress is saved as students complete the program, and this does not need to be completed in one continuous block.
Resources
Student and Teacher resources are available
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