DNA Decoded: Why Bats? Disease Transmission to Humans

By analyzing the connection between bats and humans in the transmission of pathogens like COVID-19, students will learn about disease mutations and how epidemiologists track and fight disease outbreaks.

They will explore the possibility that bats have an evolutionary advantage and a “super” immune system.

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Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Genetics
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9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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