Tag: HIV

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Coloring

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Coloring

    The virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is called the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, commonly known as HIV. HIV is a member of the retrovirus family, which means it contains RNA as its genetic material instead of DNA. HIV coloring worksheet uses a model to understand viral transmission.  Students identify and color the major structures…

  • Why I Teach Pathology in Biology

    Why I Teach Pathology in Biology

    When you examine the AP Biology Course Description, there is no mention of pathology (the study of diseases) in the list of Big Ideas.   Bacteria are mentioned in the context of comparison between prokaryotes and eukaryotes, lines of descent, and endosymbiosis.  Viruses are mentioned within the context of genetics and how DNA can be transferred…