Viruses: Virus Replication and the Mysterious Common Cold

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Viruses were nano before it was cool. The video discusses viruses such as the common cold and HIV. It includes the structure of a virus and the two cycles: the lytic cycle and the lysogenic cycle. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Find video handouts on the publisher's website
  • Before the video, do a KWL chart on viruses; if no one mentions it, ask if viruses are alive
Classroom Considerations

  • Recommends prior knowledge of DNA and RNA
  • The 25th video in a series of 33
Pros

  • Creators of the video moderate the comments for bad language
  • Lesson is good for both a traditional or flipped classroom
Cons

  • None