This web quest takes students on a fascinating journey to discover how mRNA Vaccines are made in months instead of years, and how they stimulate an immune system response to protect against sickness and infection.
This product includes a PDF version and a digital Google Slide Version that can be assigned individually, as a small or whole group activity or as an emergency substitute activity.
This web quest bundle makes a great activity to introduce the topics of viruses, how vaccines are made, and the body’s immune response. It also is perfect for an emergency sub lesson! I’ve included a variety of engaging video and website resources from: Ask a Biologist, Cells Alive, Amoeba Sisters, CDC, Live Science, and more. – Answer Keys Included!
Common Human Corona Viruses typically cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory illnesses like the common cold or pneumonia or bronchitis in more severe cases. Most people will catch a coronavirus at some point in their lives and these sicknesses typically last a few days. More severe types of the virus include SARS and MERS can lead to death. Symptoms include: runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat, and fever.
This complete mini-lesson includes a worksheet that explains what a Coronavirus is, has a color-coded diagram of a typical Corona Virus, explains symptoms of someone infected with a Corona Virus, and explains how someone can reduce the risk of becoming infected as well as how to treat a common Corona Virus infection. Included in this mini-lesson is a cloze reading activity with an answer sheet, and an exit ticket for a quick formative assessment.
Included in this complete No-Prep Lesson!
Teacher Lesson Guide
Interactive Notebook Vocabulary Cut and Paste Graphic Organizer
10 Question MC Quiz
KWL Chart Activity
Google Slide presentation with student fill-in-the-blank notes
Google Slide Presentation – Peardeck Version (added 12/13/20)
CLOZE Reading Activity with color-coded Coronavirus Illustration
Optional 2nd CLOZE Reading Activity
Exit Ticket for a quick formative assessment
Answer Keys for all handouts and activities!
Google Slide Presentation with Student Fill-in-the-Blank Notes & Answer Key
Slide 2 – Explains what a Coronavirus is
Slide 3 – Explains the typical Coronavirus Structure
Slide 4 – Explains the life cycle of a Coronavirus
Slide 5 – Explains the common symptoms of a Coronavirus infection
Slide 6 – Explains how the typical Coronavirus is spread
Slide 7 – Explains how to protect yourself from a Coronavirus infection
Slide 8 – Explains how to treat a Coronavirus infection
What a virus is
Examples of Coronaviruses: SARS,MERS, COVID-19
Symptoms of a Coronavirus infection
Treatment of a Coronavirus infection
Prevention of a Coronavirus infection
How a human body cell is infected by a Coronavirus
included in your purchase are Google Doc & Google Slide versions of all of the above handouts, a google form CLOZE Reading Quiz, a google form Exit Ticket, and a google form 10 Question MC Quiz! All 3 of these assessments are auto-grading so you can import grades with the click of a mouse!
Peardeck version of Google Slide Presentation is included in the Digital Version! Peardeck turns a boring slide presentation into an engaging interactive lesson. Monitor students responses from the Peardeck Teacher Dashboard while you are presenting the lesson or you can make the Peardeck Student self-paced and students complete the Peardeck independently. Teachers can review student responses real-time or later from the Peardeck website.