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Group Member Names

    Group Member Names ____________________________________________________

    Group One What are Filoviruses?

    As you go through the web quest you will gather information about the Filoviruses. Please answer the following questions based on your research with the web quest. You may have to search through the links on the web pages in order to find all of the answers. Please do NOT complete your own searches and use web sites that are not part of the web quest.

    Answer the following questions in a typed document. You will need to fully answer all of the questions. Some questions may require a diagram or a picture. Most questions will require more than one sentence. Your grade will be determined by your detail and depth in answering the questions.

Questions:

Answer the following questions:

    1. What are the general characteristics of the viruses in the family Filoviridae?

    2. Describe the two members of the family Filoviridae. How are Ebola and Margurg

    alike and different?

    3. Where are these viruses generally found? What diseases do they cause?

    4. Why are these viruses important to humans and nonhuman primates?

    5. How many Filovirius outbreaks have there been? Where and when were these

    outbreaks?

    6. Describe how the filoviruses differ from other viruses in terms of their structure,

    where they are found, the damage they do to humans, and their importance to

    humans.

    Group Member Names ____________________________________________________

    Group Two What is a virus?

    As you go through the web quest you will gather information about the Filoviruses. Please answer the following questions based on your research with the web quest. You may have to search through the links on the web pages in order to find all of the answers. Please do NOT complete your own searches and use web sites that are not part of the web quest.

    Answer the following questions in a typed document. You will need to fully answer all of the questions. Some questions may require a diagram or a picture. Most questions will require more than one sentence. Your grade will be determined by your detail and depth in answering the questions.

Questions:

Answer the following questions:

    1. How do viruses differ from prokaryotes and eukaryotes?

    2. Describe the general structure of a virus. What are the similarities and differences

    between viruses and retroviruses?

    3. How do viruses reproduce? What does your body do to aid in their reproduction?

    4. Are viruses classified as living or nonliving? Why?

    5. What medicines are used to help you if you have a virus infection? What

    vaccines against viruses are available to humans? Why are vaccines important to

    humans in order to fight viruses?

    6. Describe general ways to prevent viruses from spreading through a human

    population.

    Group Member Names ____________________________________________________

    Group Three Ebola

    As you go through the web quest you will gather information about the Filoviruses. Please answer the following questions based on your research with the web quest. You may have to search through the links on the web pages in order to find all of the answers. Please do NOT complete your own searches and use web sites that are not part of the web quest.

    Answer the following questions in a typed document. You will need to fully answer all of the questions. Some questions may require a diagram or a picture. Most questions will require more than one sentence. Your grade will be determined by your detail and depth in answering the questions.

Questions:

Answer the following questions:

    1. What causes Ebola the disease? Where, geographically, is this disease usually

    found? How many species of Ebola are known? How many of the species cause

    disease in humans?

    2. How is Ebola spread? What are some ways to avoid spreading the Ebola virus?

    3. How does the virus cause disease in humans? How does the human immune

    system attempt to destroy the virus?

    4. What are the disease symptoms of the virus? How long does it take you to get

    sick from the virus? How does the virus kill its victims?

    5. What is the Ebola virus’s death rate? How many victims does it claim each year?

    6. How many Ebola outbreaks have been recorded in Human history? Where did

    these outbreaks occur? How many people died from the outbreaks? When did

    the outbreaks occur?

    7. How are nonhuman primates affected by Ebola?

    Group Member Names ____________________________________________________

    Group Four Marburg Virus

    As you go through the web quest you will gather information about the Filoviruses. Please answer the following questions based on your research with the web quest. You may have to search through the links on the web pages in order to find all of the answers. Please do NOT complete your own searches and use web sites that are not part of the web quest.

    Answer the following questions in a typed document. You will need to fully answer all of the questions. Some questions may require a diagram or a picture. Most questions will require more than one sentence. Your grade will be determined by your detail and depth in answering the questions.

Questions:

Answer the following questions:

    1. What causes Marburg hemorrhagic fever? Where, geographically, is this disease

    usually found? How many species of Marburg are known? How many of the

    species cause disease in humans?

    2. How is Marburg spread? What are some ways to avoid spreading the Marburg

    virus?

    3. How does the virus cause disease in humans? How does the human immune

    system attempt to destroy the virus?

    4. What are the disease symptoms of the virus? How long does it take you to get

    sick from the virus? How does the virus kill its victims?

    5. What is the Marburg virus’s death rate? How many victims does it claim each

    year?

    6. How many Marbrg outbreaks have been recorded in Human history? Where did

    these outbreaks occur? How many people died from the outbreaks? When did

    the outbreaks occur?

    7. How are nonhuman primates affected by Marburg?

    Group Member Names ____________________________________________________

    Group Five- Research

    As you go through the web quest you will gather information about the Filoviruses. Please answer the following questions based on your research with the web quest. You may have to search through the links on the web pages in order to find all of the answers. Please do NOT complete your own searches and use web sites that are not part of the web quest.

    Answer the following questions in a typed document. You will need to fully answer all of the questions. Some questions may require a diagram or a picture. Most questions will require more than one sentence. Your grade will be determined by your detail and depth in answering the questions.

Questions:

Answer the following questions:

    1. How are Ebola and Marburg Hemorrhagic virus disease treated today? Is there a

    medicine that will cure the disease? Is there currently a vaccine against the

    viruses?

    2. Describe one method that is currently being researched to produce a vaccine or

    treatment for Ebola. Go to Pub Med to find a research paper to discuss in your

    answer.

    3. What animals are being used to help scientists in the Ebola vaccine research?

    Why is the use of the animals important to the research?

    4. How will nonhuman primates benefit from Ebola vaccine research?

    Group Member Names ____________________________________________________

    Group Six Other Famous Viruses

    As you go through the web quest you will gather information about the Filoviruses. Please answer the following questions based on your research with the web quest. You may have to search through the links on the web pages in order to find all of the answers. Please do NOT complete your own searches and use web sites that are not part of the web quest.

    Answer the following questions in a typed document. You will need to fully answer all of the questions. Some questions may require a diagram or a picture. Most questions will require more than one sentence. Your grade will be determined by your detail and depth in answering the questions.

Questions:

Answer the following questions:

    1. Describe the following virus outbreaks. In your description discuss the virus that

    caused the disease, the symptoms of the disease, how the virus was transmitted

    from person to person, where the outbreak took place, how the virus was treated,

    and the death rate of the virus.

     A) flu outbreak of 1918

     B) SARS

     C) H1N1 outbreak in 2008 and 2009

     D) Avian flu

     E) hantavirus

    2. What is a retrovirus? How is a retrovirus different from the rhinovirus? Name

    one famous retrovirus and describe the disease that it causes.

    3. What types of cancer are thought to be caused by a virus? How does the virus

    affect the body in one of the types of cancer?

    4. How does the reproduction of the virus differ between the rhinovirus and the

    herpes virus?

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