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Extra Credit: Diseases

Research a disease of your choosing.  You may use one from this list below or come up with one of your own:
  • Influenza
  • Measles
  • Smallpox
  • Ebola
  • Strep Throat
  • Staph Infection
  • Polio
  • Malaria

Write a ONE page HAND WRITTEN report about the disease.  Be sure to include:

– Type of microbe that causes the disease
-The origin of the disease (if known)
-How the disease spreads
-Symptoms of the disease
-Precautions and Prevention measures that can be taken

This assignment is worth up to 30 extra credit points

This assignment is Due Monday January 5th, 2015


Test Corrections: Microbes & Diseases

You were given back your Microbes and Diseases Unit test on Friday 12/19.  

You can earn back HALF credit for each question you got wrong by doing the following:

  1. Choose what the CORRECT answer should be.  You must write out the answer (NOT just put A, B, C, or D)
  2. Your choice:
    -Write a sentence explaining why your new answer is correct
    -Write a sentence explaining why your old answer was incorrect

Microbes and Diseases Unit Test- Test A
Microbes and Diseases Unit Test- Test B

The test corrections are due on Monday, January 5th, 2015