With the ‘Flu virus being prominent in the news at the moment, it might be an opportune time to do a lesson with pupils about the ‘flu so that they can be better informed about it. This Powerpoint presentation gives lots of information about the ‘Flu virus.
It explains what the ‘Flu is; what it isn’t; what the symptoms are; how to treat the ‘Flu; what the ‘Flu vaccine is; who are those in the “at risk” category; how to stop the spread of the ‘Flu virus. The presentation also includes a couple of discussion slides, where pupils can pause and discuss some of the information they have received.
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This video might explain to pupils a little about a virus and bacteria: