How does the body respond to COVID-19? – Online course
Examine how COVID-19 spreads and explore what happens in the body if someone becomes infected. Build knowledge around healthy respiratory system function, learn about how the virus infects cells and explore the stages involved in the viral life cycle. Basic features of the immune system are explained, including the importance of antibodies in responding to infection.
This course complements and should be completed after:
This course complements and should be completed before:
This course can be used as a pre-task before attending the GTAC program 'Cells, organs and body systems'.
Level - Years 7 & 8
Estimated duration – 50 minutes
Click the "Activate this course" button below, then click "COVID-19 affects the respiratory system" in the list that appears below to begin.