Unit 2 Discussion – Are Viruses Alive?
Read Selecting Credible Sources for Discussions and other Activities which provides guidelines for selecting credible sources as well as links to websites that could be useful for this, and other, discussions.
Read the article or watch the video listed below that corresponds with the first letter of your last name. Note that you may access all of the sources but your initial post must address your assigned source.
Read Discussion Post Guidelines and follow these guidelines for your initial post.
Summarize the video or article making sure to include the key points. 75 word minimum. You will need to include that active link that video or article so students responding to your post may easily access it.
State your opinion on whether you think viruses should be considered living things. You must apply the information on the Characteristics of Life from Unit 1 as well as your article or video. 50 word minimum.
“Are viruses alive, not alive or something in between? And why does it matter?” by Megan Scudellari.
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/viruses-alive-coronavirus-definitionLinks to an external site.
Last name begins with F-N:
Amoeba Sisters, “Viruses