Bacteria and Viruses

Objectives for the chapter and helpful videos/songs/charts are listed below. This is not an all inclusive list of the content, but it is an excellent place to start or review! The videos are used as a study tool and may cover more or less than what we will cover in class. I will not test you on anything we did not cover in class, unless stated otherwise.


Bacterial Classification and Morphology 10.1 (Pg.222-226)

  1. Recognize the significant role bacteria play in decomposition
  2. Summarize the differences between the kingdoms Eubacteria and Archaebacteria
  3. List and describe the basic cellular shapes and colonial forms of bacteria
  4. Describe the cellular structure of a bacterial cell

Bacterial Reproduction and Growth 10.2 (Pg.226-

  1. Describe bacterial reproduction
  2. Summarize the methods bacteria use to obtain energy
  3. List the conditions needed for bacterial growth
  4. Describe the methods bacteria use to obtain new genetic material



Virology 10.3 (Pg. 232-238)

  1. Describe the structure of a virus
  2. Describe the five stages in the lytic cycle
  3. Lest several characteristics used to group viruses
  4. Compare and contrast the lytic and the lysogenic cycles
  5. Describe the difference between a persistent viral infection and a transforming virus
  6. Explain how viroids and prions differ from viruses

Viral Diseases 10.4 (Pg. 238-240)

  1. Describe two methods of controlling viral diseases
  2. Compare and contrast attenuated and inactivated vaccines
  3. Describe three viral diseases that affect man


Diseases and Disorders

Infectious Disease 10.5 (Pg. 241-245)

  1. Summarize Koch’s Postulates
  2. Describe the methods by which diseases can be spread

Defense Against Infectious Disease 10.6 (Pg. 245-250)

  1. Describe how bodily structures defend against disease
  2. Summarize the nonspecific defenses against disease
  3. Describe the differences between antibodies and antibiotics

Disorders 10.7 (Pg. 250-254)

  1. Describe the three major groups of disorders
  2. Distinguish between benign and malignant tumors
  3. Summarize the three major methods of treating cancer



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