Aspergillus fungal spores.
Courtesy of the CDC/15145.
Bacteria, archaebacteria, fungi, protists, algae, viruses, infectious diseases, helpful microorganisms, microbiome
Students investigate HIV/AIDS and learn about the structure, function and replication cycle of HIV virus particles; how diseases spread, and act as epidemiologists to track the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Students explore microbes related to health (bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses), learn that microbes play key roles in the lives of humans, and discover that some cause diseases.
Microbes Demonstration Slide Sets
View or download slide sets used in many of the demonstration videos for the Microbes unit. Links are provided for available videos.
The Ghost MapSlide Set
Students act as epidemiologists as they map the 1856 cholera epidemic in the Soho District of London.