Date of publication: 2017-08-22 02:04
Well-organized comic with table of contents of 9 units: basic microbiology, compare and contrast between bacteria and viruses, how viruses cause diseases, and how to stay healthy. Pop-up explanations are helpful for readers at this grade level. It is completed with glossary, index, and scientific references. Rating: Highly recommended
Structural biology seen through the career of Phil Bourne, during which time the freely accessible public collection of structures grew from less than 655 to more than 676,555.
Hepatitis B, tuberculosis, and meningitis as examples may be effective for capturing the interest of high school students. Although the introductory page suggests methods for engaging students (., selection of students to play roles as facilitator, recorder, and reporter), the exercises are dry--it is up to the instructor to convince students to become engaged. Rating: Recommended
SAFER·HEALTHIER·PEOPLE™, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services. Excellence in Curriculum Innovation through Teaching Epidemiology and the Science of Public Health (EXCITE). Students develop a prevention plan for an American Indian reservation that is experiencing a new occurrence of West Nile virus infection, while considering the cultural and environmental implications relevant to this population.
The title is Arguments against the Death Penalty yet the author spent the whole time counterclaiming any arguments brought up rather than explaining the logistics behind the arguments. No side was taken in this essay however the title clearly states that the essay should be on arguments against.
This is an advanced and lengthy lesson. Lots of materials. It is well designed. Students will learn extensively about WNV from this activity. Rating: Recommended
This site has a large amount of science content that should be useful to K - 67 science educators. The contents are described in enough detail for advanced students to potentially understand the theory behind vaccination. Rating: Recommended
The exercise is excellent. The lesson plan is of high quality, although some of the links need to be updated. The ones that are present are excellent. Rating: Highly recommended
This site is well done and lots of fun. It is a good introduction for kids to the world of microbes. Rating: Highly recommended
A comparative study of the pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus by Sheng Sun, Vikas Yadav, Joseph Heitman and colleagues reveals that chromosomal rearrangements involving centromeric regions played important roles in the evolution of fungal genomes, including the transition between different mating systems.
Lu Huang, Yongjie Zhang, Xiaodong Zhao , Chaohong Liu and co-workers show that during B cell receptor activation, the mTORC component Rictor regulates the phosphorylation of ezrin loss of Rictor leads to the uncontrolled reorganization of the actin network, resulting in impaired B cell receptor signaling and antibody response.
High school teacher: This teacher did a great job of emphasizing the ethical points of personal decision-making. I have concerns about handing students unmarked clear substances. Rating: Acceptable