Infectious disease

This lesson we will look at infectious disease. We will learn how disease is spread and how we can prevent the spread from person to person. We will also look at how pathogens make us ill when they get inside our bodies, and what mechanisms our bodies have to defend us against pathogens.

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Quiz:

Infectious Disease

The questions will test your knowledge from the lesson and prior knowledge from previous years.

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Q1.Select three ways pathogens can be spread.

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Q2.What is a pathogen? Select the best answer.

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Q3.Select the meaning of communicable disease.

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Q4.A child has a sore throat. The mother takes the child to the doctor. The doctor says that the child has a bacterial infection. Explain how the infection makes the child ill. Select the correct answer.

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Q5.What is a toxin?

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Q6.What defence mechanisms does the nose have to prevent pathogens from entering? Select the two correct answers.

Select two (2) boxes

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Infectious Disease

The questions will test your knowledge from the lesson and prior knowledge from previous years.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Select three ways pathogens can be spread.

Select three (3) boxes

1/6

Q2.What is a pathogen? Select the best answer.

2/6

Q3.Select the meaning of communicable disease.

3/6

Q4.A child has a sore throat. The mother takes the child to the doctor. The doctor says that the child has a bacterial infection. Explain how the infection makes the child ill. Select the correct answer.

4/6

Q5.What is a toxin?

5/6

Q6.What defence mechanisms does the nose have to prevent pathogens from entering? Select the two correct answers.

Select two (2) boxes

6/6

Lesson summary: Infectious disease

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