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The Biology of Parasites and the Diseases They Cause!

Dr. Anne Schwab, Ph.D. Biology and Science
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(70)
This life science class about medical and veterinary parasitology explores a different parasite and parasitic disease every week and is aimed at teens interested in advanced biology and medicine.

Class experience

US Grade 8 - 11
Advanced Level
After taking the course  Fun With Biology:  Getting to Know  Parasites the Diseases They Cause!, learners will have an understanding of what a parasite is. They will be able to explain in detail the biology and life history of the parasites they studied and will be familiar with the parasitic diseases they cause and how this impacts humanity.
I have a doctorate in Parasitology and I am a former researcher who specialized in parasite genetics. I have several publications in scientific journals. I have taught Parasitology and other topics in Biology at University.
There may be some pictures of symptoms that could bother sensitive students. I try not to show shocking pictures so these have not been a problem for most learners.
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(70)
My name is Anne Schwab and I am excited to start sharing my knowledge about the biological sciences with your learners.
I teach classes in general biology as well as topics such as parasitology, entomology, genetics and ecology. I also teach... 
Group Class


1x per week
55 min

Completed by 82 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
1-6 learners per class

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