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Virus Model Project

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Virus Model Project
This project is due Friday, December
1st - NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
You will be making a model of a
Virus
It must be 3 dimensional
It must show the two main parts of the virus, the
nucleic acid core (DNA or RNA) and the protein
coat (capsid)
Must be hangable (we will be hanging them from
the ceiling!)
Some things to keep in mind:
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Should be light weight
Make it sturdy
No food products
Nothing flammable
In addition to your 3D model, you need to
turn in a one page paper with the following
information about your virus:
Name of your virus/classification
Where your virus originated from
(geographic location and organism)
“Life” cycle of the virus
How is your virus spread?
How is your virus treated?
2 additional facts unique to your specific
virus
Example Viruses:
Adenovirus
Bacteriophage
Ebola Virus
Cold Virus
Example Viruses:
Flu Virus
Parvovirus
HIV Virus
Tobacco Mosaic Virus
Example Viruses
Simien Virus
Rabies Virus
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