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Teaching Virus characteristics

Virus characteristics

A virus is a sub-microscopic particle that can infect living cells. Viruses are much smaller than prokaryotes, ranging in size from about 20–300 nanometers (nm), though some can be larger.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How are viruses different than living things?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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