How can we confirm cases of COVID-19? – Online course

Education design team: Alex Sipidias, Chris Szwed, Simon Windley, Brij Parmar


Students explore the biological concepts behind different testing methods to understand how we can diagnose COVID-19. They are introduced to a Victorian STEM expert who compares and contrasts testing methods, identifying the limitations and strengths of each test.

This course complements and should be completed after:

What is COVID-19?

How does the body respond to COVID-19?

Level - Years 7 & 8

Estimated duration – 50 minutes


Click the 'Activate this course' button below, then click 'How can we tell if someone is infected with COVID-19?' in the list that appears below to begin.