This lesson explains where a virus comes from. You will have to do a bit of independent research to answer some of the questions. Enjoy!
Coronavirus Outbreak | How did it start?
(Children will need to do research to answer some of these questions.)
Where did the Novel Coronavirus come from?
What does wildlife mean?
Is someone’s pet wildlife?
What does domesticated mean when speaking of an animal?
What mammal is the source of many viruses?
What is it about bats that makes them superior carriers of viruses?
Approximately how many different viruses can a single type of bat carry?
What does celsius mean?
What does fahrenheit mean?
What is the average body temperature of a bat in celsius?
What is the average body temperature of a bat in fahrenheit?
What is the average body temperature of a human in celsius?
What is the average body temperature of a human in fahrenheit?
Why do the coronavirus harm humans and not bats?
Why are bats good hosts to many viruses?
How are viruses spread to humans from bats?
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT:
Is the hunting of ALL wild animals bad?
Why might it be good for humans to hunt some wild animals?