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by Teachit
23rd September 2014


disease | bacteria | viruses

Teaching ideas – communicable disease

Ask students to read the article and underline the disease causing organisms in red, symptoms in blue and treatment in green. They could summarise the information e.g. as a table, spider diagram etc.

Read the article from the BBC 'Five bugs you can catch in the changing room'

Students could suggest guidelines to help athletes avoid catching the different infections.

Further activities

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