Bacteria Wanted Poster Research Project Student Requirements: Students select a pathogen from the list below or select one off the list. They will then produce a wanted poster with the given parameters. BACTERIAL DISEASES Pathogen Disease Bacillus anthracis Bordetella pertussis Clostridium botulinum Clostridium perfringens Clostridium tetani Corynebacterium diphtheria Escherichia coli Francisella tularensis Hemophilus influenzae Lactobacillus acidophilus Mycobacterium leprae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Neisseria meningitidis Rickettsia richettsii Rickettsia prowazekii Salmonella typhi Salmonella typhimurium Shigella dysenteriae Streptococcus mutans Streptococcus pneumoniae Streptococcus (group A) Streptococcus (group A) anthrax whooping cough botulism gas gangrene tetanus diphtheria acute pyelonephritis tularemia or rabbit fever meningitis cavities leprosy (Hansen's disease) tuberculosis spinal menigitis Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever typhus typhoid fever food poisoning dysentery cavities pneumonia scarlet fever rheumatic fever Treponema pertenue Vibrio cholerae Yersinia pestis yaws cholera plague Project Description/Abstract: Make a wanted poster for one of the Monerans listed above. Poster is to be on 8.5" x 11" paper. Include: 1. "photo" (electron micrograph or microscopic picture/diagram) 2. description 3. organism's m.o. (police jargon) (How the organism attacks and spreads) 4. most common victims to prey upon 5. hide out of the culprit (where it is most likely to be found) 6. most common injury done to victim 7. Is it considered armed and dangerous? rate the degree of damage caused 8. number of victims 9. most effective weapons against the germ 10. any other identifying characteristics (such as tattoos) Procedure: Students have one period in the library/media center to research their disease. Any additional time needed for research or production of the poster is to be done on their own. Evaluation: Students are graded by the above criteria.