About the course
Examine some of the most nasty parasites of all, those that cause illness. Delineate between viruses and bacteria, study how each is kept at bay, and discuss what facets of a parasite make it most likely to survive and propagate.
It's a competitive place out there! Follow Payton in determining the relationships of predators and prey, and everything in between.
Myspecies Social Network, Part 4
Students will be introduced to the idea of viruses and bacteria as parasites which cause illness
Students will learn what distinguishes a bacteria from a virus, and learn the history of antibiotic treatment
Students will learn what a virus is, and what illnesses they cause
Students will learn about virulence and transmissibility, considering from a parasite’s perspective which is most effective to maximize
Myspecies project, part 4
We’ll finish up our myspecies project by visually connecting all our pages.
Assess your learning with a quiz.
- Six colors of string
Payton is a composer and orchestrator who recently graduated with High Honors in music from Wesleyan University. His passion for environmental advocacy, education, and activism is spurred by a love of nature and burning hate for climate change denialism.
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