Coronaviruses – What They Are and How They Can Make You Sick

Type of Resource



This analysis and discussion activity introduces students to the novel coronavirus. Students learn how coronaviruses replicate. They learn about immune responses to a coronavirus infection and the effects on the respiratory and circulatory systems. This provides the basis for students to understand how a coronavirus infection can cause mild temporary illness or serious and even fatal illness.

Performance Expectations

HS-LS1-2   Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.