D&D Homework

2nd Quarter 

 WEEK 11 

5 points: Explain why viruses are not considered to be alive by many scientists.

5 points: Draw a picture of a virus particle and label it.

5 Points: Describe the process of how viruses infect host cells.

10 Points: Compare and contrast the lytic and lysogenic cycles.  Draw a picture of each to help you explain the process.

10 Points:  Describe three of the seven classes of viruses.  Be sure to include how they replicate, what their genome consists of, an example and a picture.



Write an essay about the effects of HIV.  Include in your essay:

·     Symptoms

·     Physical Effects

·     Mental Effects

·     Interesting Facts


There is no length requirement but you must be thorough and explain yourself.