Viruses & Vaccines Bundle | COVID-19 Print & Digital Versions

Viruses & Vaccines Bundle | COVID-19 Print & Digital Versions

Bundle Description

This bundle includes everything you need to teach your students about viruses (including Covid-19) and the process of making vaccines.

5 Products are Included in this Bundle

  • What is a Coronavirus No-Prep Mini-Lesson
  • Virus Vocabulary Interactive Notebook Graphic Organizer
  • All About Viruses Webquest
  • Mystery Virus: Epidemic Epidemiology Case Study Simulation
  • How Vaccines are Made (Including COVID-19 vaccines)

Distance Learning: This activity can be assigned to students via Google Classroom or other digital learning platform, a PDF file can be emailed to student, or a hard copy can be printed and given to students.

Topics covered in this bundle

  • What is a virus?
  • Parts of a typical virus: capsid, RNA/DNA, receptors
  • Structure of covid-19 Virus
  • How is covid-19 transmitted?
  • Prevention of covid-19 infection and treatment
  • How big is a virus?
  • Types of Viruses: rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, influenza, RSV, HIPVs, adenoviruses,
  • Diseases caused by viruses: cold, flu, covid-19, bronchitis, pneumonia, MERS,SARS
  • 3 Components of Modern Cell Theory
  • Bacteriophages
  • Structure of a Bacteriophage: capsid, collar, sheath, base plate, tail fiber
  • Lytic Virus Life Cycle
  • Lysogenic Virus Life Cycle
  • Immune Systems Response to Infection: leukocytes, Helper T Cells
  • Symptoms and Treatment for Virus Infections
  • What is the difference between Epidemic and Pandemic?
  • How are vaccines made? (traditional & Platform Vaccine Technologies
  • Vaccine Rapid Response Platforms
  • Moderna Nucleic Acid Vaccine Platform
  • Antigen
  • Pathogen
  • Recombinant Protein
  • Messenger RNA
  • Growth Medium
  • Bioreactors
  • Fermenters
  • Viral Vaccines
  • Antibiotics
  • Chromatography
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Stabilizers
  • Preservatives
  • Adjuvant
  • Freeze-dried Vaccines
  • Rehydration of Vaccines
  • Genetic Sequencing of Viral DNA
  • Vaccine Rapid Response Platforms
  • Epidemiology Case Study Simulation – students take on the role of a Public Health Director and work with a virtual expert epidemiologist to identify the cause of a respiratory virus outbreak and recommend a course of action to prevent an epidemic.

Check out the Viruses & Vaccines Bundle on my TpT Store today!

What is a Coronavirus Mini-Lesson for Grades 5 thru 12

What is a Coronavirus Mini-Lesson for Grades 5 thru 12

What is the Corona Virus?

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

Topics Covered

Virus structure


Lytic Cycle

Lysogenic Cycle





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

Google Classroom version: 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.

For more information on this mini-lesson head over to my store at Teachers Pay Teachers