Bacteria Structure Worksheet Use the following websites to answer the following questions on bacteria http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/bacteria/bacteria.html http://www.ou.edu/class/pheidole/bacteria.html http://www.bacteriamuseum.org/ www.microbeworld.org/ http://www.cdc.gov/ http://www.enwikipedia.org http://www.enchantedlearning.com Label the following bacterial cell Figure 1 bacterial cell What are bacteria? What structures do bacteria have and describe their function? Describe the different shapes bacteria have. How do they reproduce? Give a brief description. Describe their size. Discuss the paths they use to enter the human body. Describe how they are essential for human life. If they are harmful, how can they also be beneficial? Virus Structures Use the following websites to answer the questions about viruses http://www.howstuffworks.com/virus-human.htm http://www.virology.net/Big_Virology/BVVirusList.html www.microbeworld.org/ http://www.cellsalive.com/phage.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com What is the capsid: __________________ What are the three functions of the capsid? What are the spikes and what is their function: What is the DNA and what are its main functions? What is a virus? Describe their size and shapes. Which methods do they use to enter the human body? Are they harmful or beneficial?