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Science & Nature
Fun With Science: Viruses Vs. Bacteria
In this 3 week, 3 session course students will learn about viruses and bacteria, their differences, and how our immune system works.
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Completed by 10 learners
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Once per week
over 3 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Students will learn about the differences between the pathogen that we call viruses and bacteria, and how our bodies protect and/or heals itself from these illnesses they may cause. Day 1 - Bacteria - What is bacteria? What is the difference between bacteria and archaea? Understand the difference between good and bad bacteria. Recognize the basic shapes of bacteria, their cell parts and functions, and how they reproduce. Discover that bacteria can be classified as heterotrophs and...
Students will be drawing and labeling a simple bacteria cell and remember the three basic bacteria shapes after the first lesson. After the second lesson, students will make a diagram to show the differences between viruses and bacteria.
Paper and a writing utensil (or a separate device) for taking notes and doing the assignment.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Mrs. DahlgrenRetired Middle School Science Teacher
42 total reviews
56 completed classes
I have recently retired from teaching middle school science after 33 years. I have a Bachelors and a Masters in Education from Purdue University. I also have an Associates degree in Anthropology from Indiana University. I believe that science...