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Pathogenic microorganisms -- Study and teaching

ABPI Resources for Schools: Infectious Diseases: Pathogens

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has assembled a good deal of accessible information on the nature and importance of pathogens on this educational site. Readers may like to begin by scouting the four main types of microorganisms: bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa. For instance, the bacteria section explains the structure of bacteria, outlines the different types...
The Pathogen Tracker Game

The Pathogen Tracker Game is perfect for science teachers seeking a hands-on activity to demonstrate the power of pathogens. The game was created and launched by Cornell's SciCentr, with educational resources produced by science teacher Mimi Cooper and fellow researchers. The goal of the game is to demonstrate the effects of "foodborne illnesses and how online databases can help track down the...